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how to say “from the start” in Hebrew

Today's Video Below ⬇️ מִלְּכַתְּחִילָּה If you’ve had some experience with Hebrew, you probably know the word התחלה - beginning, as in: ספר לי שוב, מההתחלה. Tell me again, from the beginning. התחלה comes from the הפעיל verb להתחיל - to start, whose root is ת.ח.ל. This root gives us a more sophisticated word, מלכתחילה [...]
By Ami Steinberger | August 25, 2022 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “baldness” in Hebrew

Today's Video Below ⬇️ קָרַחַת Hair loss in Hebrew is נשירת שיער, or simply נשירה (literally, falling out). For example: היום יש דרכים שונות להתמודד עם נשירה. Today there are different ways to deal with hair loss. Another word for hair loss is התקרחות, which is related to קרח - bald, and קרחת - baldness, [...]
By Ami Steinberger | August 24, 2022 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “in your dreams” in Hebrew

Today's Video Below ⬇️ בַּחֲלוֹמוֹת שֶׁלְּךָ To dream in Hebrew is לחלום, as in: סליחה, חלמתי. מה אמרת? Sorry, I was (day)dreaming. What were you saying? A dream is חלום, while dreams are חלומות. Thus we have: בחלומות שלךָ אני אסכים לדבר כזה! In your dreams would I agree to such a thing! Now, we [...]
By Ami Steinberger | August 23, 2022 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “integrity” in Hebrew

Today's Video Below ⬇️   יוֹשְׁרָה Let me be honest with you. The Hebrew word כן - yes - also means honest, as in: אם אהיה איתכם כן…  If I’ll be honest with you guys… (Most people say כנֶה instead of כן - I explain why in today’s video.) Another word for honest is ישר - literally, straight.  Likewise, honesty is either כנות [...]
By Ami Steinberger | August 22, 2022 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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Free Back To School Webinar 2022

September 1st is around the corner and Ulpan La-Inyan wants to help you get ready to go back to school! Join our free webinar where you will learn the vocabulary and practical tips to navigate your way in the Israeli school system. This webinar will take place on Monday, August 29th in the evening hours. […]

By Jennie Serur | August 22, 2022 | Free Webinars | 0 Comments
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how to say “tribal” in Hebrew

Today's Video Below ⬇️ שִׁבְטִי The Hebrew word for tribe is שבט, so that twelve tribes of Israel are שנים עשר שבטי ישראל. To create the word tribal, we just add י- to the end of שבט to describe something grammatically masculine, and ית- for something grammatically feminine. For example: יש מי שטוען שההצבעה בישראל [...]
By Ami Steinberger | August 21, 2022 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “ethics” in Hebrew

Today's Video Below ⬇️ אֵתִיקָה, מוּסָר אתיקה - basically ethics in Hebrew letters (well, ethica) - refers to a specific branch of ethics. Another word captures ethics in the broader sense, which includes morals as well: מוסר. מוסר appears dozens of times in the biblical Book of Proverbs, in such well-known verses as: שְׁמַע בְּנִי מוּסַר אָבִיךָ וְאַל תִּטֹּשׁ [...]
By Ami Steinberger | August 18, 2022 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “to tickle” in Hebrew

Today's Video Below ⬇️ לְדַגְדֵּג Are you ticklish? Hebrew doesn't have a word for it exactly - rather, when playing with kids (or adults) we skip the question altogether and just use the verb לדגדג - to tickle. For example: לילי, אני אדגדג אותך... Lily, I'm gonna (I will) tickle you... You may be looking [...]
By Ami Steinberger | August 17, 2022 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “casting” in Hebrew

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By Ami Steinberger | August 16, 2022 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “earthly” in Hebrew

Today's Video Below ⬇️ אַרְצִי One of my favorite Israeli musicians is Shlomo Artzi - שלמה ארצי, whose last name was changed to a Hebrew one from Herzig when the artist's family emerged from the flames of the Holocaust and settled in what is today called Israel. ארצי is composed of the word ארץ - [...]
By Ami Steinberger | August 15, 2022 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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