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Anyone Seen My Keys? They’ve Disappeared!

The Hebrew word ื ืขืœื means โ€˜disappearedโ€™ or โ€˜is missing,โ€™ and in order to use it in different contexts, you’ll need to know how to conjugate it. Also, what can science tell us about creating a real cloak of invisibility?

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Did I Tell You Where I’m Traveling to This Summer?

The Hebrew word ื ืกื™ืขื” (a ride/drive/trip) comes in handy in a country like Israel, where it often seems like everyone’s away on a trip or are planning their next one

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The Spiritually Enlightened

Have you been to an inner-child workshop? If not, I think the universe is trying to tell you something. How does the new age lingo of spiritual enlightenment sound in Hebrew?

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Stairway to Heaven

These days, it seems as if everything is measured by ratings and rankings. So how do we rank something in Hebrew? Guy explains the root ื“ืจื’ which includes within it the Hebrew words for army rank, escalators and the highest echelons

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Who Touched My Stuff!?

The word ื ื•ื’ืข means touching and, just like in English, it has both a physical and emotional meaning. The root starts with ื , but in certain words based on this root, the ื  disappears!

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That Date Was Somewhat Successful

The Hebrew dictionary says that ืžื•ืฆืœื— means โ€œsuccessful, accomplished.โ€ But as Guy explains, ืžื•ืฆืœื— has some interesting nuanced uses that you really should discover

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I Am Sure Youโ€™ll Succeed

The word ืœื”ืฆืœื™ื— means to succeed, but there’s much more to it than just that. In past tense, we use ื”ืฆืœื™ื— to compliment a baker on their delicious cake, the owner of a well-behaved dog and even a parent whose child is a sweetheart

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Would You Turn On the Air Con?

Nothing pairs better with a hot and humid Israeli summer than ืžื–ื’ืŸ. So what should we say to the taxi driver who’s got all the windows rolled down? And why did the temperature in our trains make national headlines?

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Let It Simmer

What does the phrase ืชืŸ ืœื• ืœื”ืชื‘ืฉืœ mean? As Guy will explain, we can use the verb ืœื”ืชื‘ืฉืœ, which means to let something cook, not only when speaking about vegetables, but also about… people!

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Home Cooking And Assisted Goals

The Hebrew word ื‘ื™ืฉื•ืœ means cooking, but it is also used on the football field and in police investigations. Interesting, right?

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