300 episodes

A bite-size podcast showcasing modern Hebrew and its slang. Host Guy Sharett explains what we can learn about Israeli psyche, society, and culture through the Hebrew language.

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A bite-size podcast showcasing modern Hebrew and its slang. Host Guy Sharett explains what we can learn about Israeli psyche, society, and culture through the Hebrew language.

    #297 Pronouns in Hebrew

    #297 Pronouns in Hebrew

    Using pronouns in conversation is easy when speaking our mother tongue. But in Hebrew, it might be more difficult. Guy explains the mechanism of Hebrew pronouns which, in turn, will help you sound more natural and casual.

    • 10 min
    #296 Practice Those Exercises

    #296 Practice Those Exercises

    In Hebrew, תרגיל means an exercise. This episode includes many תרגילים, of all kinds. Guy also explains the difference between לְ and לַ.

    • 11 min
    #295 Getting Personal with Hebrew’s Impersonal

    #295 Getting Personal with Hebrew’s Impersonal

    ‘Eich omrim’ means ‘how do you say.’ Today Guy explains the impersonal in Hebrew. What linguistic tools do we have to say generic things about everybody and anyone?

    • 10 min
    #294 A Gazillion Stuffed Eggplants

    #294 A Gazillion Stuffed Eggplants

    This is the second episode on the Hebrew word מלא. Derived from it is the slang word מלאנתלפים (malantalafim). What does it mean and how do we say “a stuffed eggplant”?

    • 11 min
    #293 Sorry, We’re Fully Booked

    #293 Sorry, We’re Fully Booked

    In Hebrew, מלא (malé) means full, just like how we feel after eating too many french fries. So what does מודה בפה מלא mean? Guy explains the root מ.ל.א

    • 10 min
    #292 Have Any Plans for the Weekend?

    #292 Have Any Plans for the Weekend?

    What are your plans for the weekend? What are your plans for next year? Planning anything? Was this planned? Guy explains the Hebrew root ת.כ.נ and how to say that something was unplanned.

    • 12 min

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