Learning Hebrew together, one word at a time!
Purim is the celebration of the ancient victory of the Jews over their enemies in Persian capital of Shushan, as told in the book of Esther. You can learn Hebrew phrases, including translations and audio, related to the holiday here: https://in-hebrew.co.il/english/hebrew-english_782.php #hebrew #purim
How to say "Butter" in Hebrew. Though much more commonly found in Modern Hebrew and translated as "butter", this word is occasionally found in Biblical Hebrew as well. For example Bereisheet (Gen.) 18:8. But there it is often translated as "curds" and not as butter. Probably since butter was not common in the warmer climate in the Land of Israel in the days before refrigeration. Click here to hear it pronounced by an Israeli: http://www.my-hebrew-dictionary.com/butter.php
How to say "Gloves" in Hebrew. This word is clearly related to "kaf yad" (a hand) and "l'hitkofef" to bend over. Compare that to the word "glove". Where does that come from?? See how logical Hebrew is? :-) Click here to hear the Hebrew word pronounced by an Israeli: http://www.my-hebrew-dictionary.com/gloves.php
How to say "Earring" in Hebrew. This Modern Hebrew word is actually from Biblical Hebrew. Though it is apparently only rarely used in the Tanach, you can see it in Bamidbar (Num.) 31:50. The root is related to עגול which means round or circular. Click here to hear it pronounced by an Israeli: http://www.my-hebrew-dictionary.com/earring.php
How to say "house" or "home" in Hebrew. A great word for both Biblical and Modern Hebrew. And easy to remember since it sounds like the letter "bet", which sortof looks like a house with the door open on the left. Click here to hear it pronounced by an Israeli: http://www.my-hebrew-dictionary.com/house.php
How to say "Headphones" in Hebrew. The key to remembering this word is to know that "ozen" means "ear". So think of these as "little ears". (And it is a "kamatz katan" under the alef, which is pronounced "oh" and not "ah".) Click here to hear it pronounced by an Israeli: http://www.my-hebrew-dictionary.com/headphones.php