Heblish – Hebrew lessons: Day 26

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Free Hebrew lessons – June 2010 – Training – Day 26:

Shalom,

 

—> Hint:  don’t miss the last part of this lesson…

Some of you have asked me to give shorter lessons… we live in a busy world… ;-)  So, from now on our lessons will not be as long, but if any of you want to learn more, please feel free to nag me via our Heblish group on Facebook, and I will help you to learn more Hebrew.

Today we’ll talk about the most important subject in our life – our kids. 

In our previous lesson I simply showed you 4 pictures – a cat (^atul), a bird (tsipor), fly and flies (zvuv/zvuvim) and a beautiful photo of a peacock (tavas).

In lesson 21 I taught you how to say ima (mother / mom), aba (father / daddy), a^ (brother), a^ot (sister), savta (grandmother / grandma) and saba (grandfather / grandpa). But that’s only part of our family…

Today’s menu: Our sweetest treasure

Attention: The underlined letters represent the accent.

Note:  Remember, the “^” has an unusual sound.  Listen to it again:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTJoip09FnU&feature=related

 

Daughter
For daughter you should say “bat” in Hebrew.

English Hebrew / Heblish Short Form
Daughter Bat  
My daughter Ha’bat sheli Biti
Your daughter (a man’s daughter) Ha’bat shel^a Bit^a
Your daughter (a woman’s daughter) Ha’bat shela^ Bite^
His daughter Ha’bat shelo Bito
Her daughter Ha’bat shela Bita

 

Examples:
   – This is my daughter – zot ha’bat sheli.
   – Your daughter (speaking to a man) is beautiful – ha’bat shel^a yafa. (yafa for a beautiful feminine).
   – His daughter is clever – ha’bat shelo nevona. (nevona for a clever feminine).
   – Her daughter bought a dress – ha’bat shela kanta simla. (kanta for she bought)

Son
For son you should say “ben” in Hebrew.

English Hebrew / Heblish Short Form
Son Ben  
My son Ha’ben sheli Bni
Your son (a man’s son) Ha’ben shel^a Bin^a
Your son (a woman’s son) Ha’ben shela^ Bne^
His son Ha’ben shelo Bno
Her son Ha’ben shela Bna

 

Examples:
   – My son loves basketball – ha’ben sheli ohev kadur-sal (ohev for he loves. Kadur-sal for basketball).
   – Your son (speaking to a woman) is tall – ha’ben shela^  gavoha. (gavoha for a tall masculine).
   – His son is fat – ha’ben shelo shamen (Shamen for a fat masculine).
   – Her son is handsome – ha’ben shela nae (na-e’) (nae for handsome).

That’s all for today.   

And now for your “Hint”…

Sunday is my birthday, therefore in our next meeting I won’t give a lesson. Instead, we will meet here on Monday, June 14th to celebrate by birthday…and please note… that’s Monday, not Thursday as usual!!!

Don’t miss that meeting…

Lehitraot next Monday… ;-)

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Heblish – Hebrew lessons: Day 21

Family
Free Heblish Challenge – May 2010 – Training – Day 21:

Shalom ima (hello, Mom)!

Day 21 and today I won’t bother you with a mountain of words. 

In our previous lesson we read the beginning of Conny’s story, corrected her Heblish and also learned many new Hebrew words such as: yom (day), hayom (today), ^adash (new), kniyot (shopping), kesef (money), etc… If you need a refresher, please go back to the end of lesson 20 and look at the table of new words we learned in that lesson.

Today I planned to continue with Conny’s story – but since Sunday is the Mother’s Day holiday, we will take a break and continue with Conny’s story next week.

Today’s menu: Family

Attention: The underlined letters represent the accent.

 

Mother
For mother and mom you should say “ima” in Hebrew.

English Hebrew / Heblish Short Form
Mother / mom Ima  
My mother Ima sheli Imi
Your mother (a man’s mother) Ima shel^a Im^a
Your mother (a woman’s mother) Ima shela^ Ime^
His mother Ima shelo Imo
Her mother Ima shela Ima

 

Father
For father and daddy you should say “aba” in Hebrew.

English Hebrew / Heblish Short Form
Father / daddy Aba  
My father Aba sheli Avi
Your father (a man’s father) Aba shel^a Avi^a
Your father (a woman’s father) Aba shela^ Avi^
His father Aba shelo Aviv
Her father Aba shela Aviha

   

Brother
For brother you should say “a^” in Hebrew.

English Hebrew / Heblish Short Form
Brother A^  
My brother A^ sheli A^i
Your brother (a man’s brother) A^ shel^a A^i^a
Your brother (a woman’s brother) A^ shela^ A^i^
His brother A^ shelo A^iv
Her brother A^ shela A^iha

Note:  Remember, the “^” has an unusual sound.  Listen to it again:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTJoip09FnU&feature=related

Sister
For sister you should say “a^ot” in Hebrew.

English Hebrew / Heblish Short Form
Sister A^ot  
My sister A^ot sheli A^oti
Your sister (a man’s sister) A^ot shel^a A^ot^a
Your sister (a woman’s sister) A^ot shela^ A^ote^
His sister A^ot shelo A^oto
Her sister A^ot shela A^ota

 

Grandmother
For grandmother and grandma you should say “savta” in Hebrew.

English Hebrew / Heblish Short Form
Grandmother / grandma Savta  
My grandmother Savta sheli Savati
Your grandmother (a man’s grandmother) Savta shel^a Savat^a
Your grandmother (a woman’s grandmother) Savta shela^ Savate^
His grandmother Savta shelo Savato
Her grandmother Savta shela Savata

 

Grandfather
For grandfather and grandpa you should say “saba” in Hebrew.

English Hebrew / Heblish Short Form
Grandfather / grandpa Saba  
My grandfather Saba sheli Savi
Your grandfather (a man’s grandfather) Saba shel^a Sav^a
Your grandfather (a woman’s grandfather) Saba shela^ Save^
His grandfather Saba shelo Savo
Her grandfather Saba shela Sava

 

As a special Mother’s Day treat, below is a coupon for $20 off any one purchase at Goood Israeli Jewelry.  Redeem your coupon today and tomorrow only(!) – Thursday May, 6 2010 and Friday May, 7 2010. One coupon per customer.

To redeem your coupon, simply enter the Code from the coupon in the “Notes” section of your order and $20 will be deducted from your total amount.  You will receive an automated response which will not reflect your discount – but as soon as I process your order, I will send another e-mail confirming your $20 discount.

 

Lehitraot in lesson 22… ;-)

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