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Hebrew Words of Previous Weeks

  • Batzir - בציר: Picking of grapes
  • Masik - מסיק: Picking of olives
  • Gadid - גדיד: Picking of dates
  • Ariyah - ארייה: Picking of figs
  • Katif - קטיף: General picking of different fruits
  • Lachtzab- לחצ"ב: anxious to go home (acronym of 'lachutz - לחוץ: anxious' and 'bayit - בית: home')
  • Chazlash- חזל"ש: back to normal (acronym of 'chazara - חזרה: return' and 'shigra - שגרה: routine')
  • Shvung - שוונג: momentum, on a roll
  • Kur Gar'ini - כור גרעיני: nuclear reactor
  • Mif'al textil - מפעל טקסטיל: textile factory
  • Tayar - תייר/tayeret - תיירת: tourist; tayaroot - תיירות: tourism
  • Shalechet - שלכת: fall foliage
  • Meragel - מרגל/meragelet - מרגלת: spy
  • Al ta'am ve'reyach ein lehitvache'ach - על טעם וריח אין להתווכח: agree to disagree, to each his own (literally: we mustn't argue about taste and smell)
  • Sheleg - שלג: snow (in Arabic: thulj - ثلج)
  • Chakalaka - צ'קלקה: police/ambulance siren
  • Geshem meteorim - גשם מטאורים: meteor shower
  • Dugri - דוגרי دغري  : to be blunt and to the point
  • Ashkara - אשכרה: totally, so true, really, actually
  • Ochel/et seret – אוכל/ת סרט: to be very anxious or nervous about something (literally "eating a movie")
  • Gis - גיס: brother-in-law
  • Yoreh - יורה: first rain
  • Davka - דווקא: precisely/spite/actually
  • Magresah - מגרסה: shredder
Fri, January 28 2022 26 Shevat 5782