Common Hebrew Words and Phrases

Emergency help

 Do you speak English? (female/male)
Ata midaber/at midaberret angleet?
 I don’t speak Hebrew. (female/male)
Ani lo midaber/midaberret Ivrit.
 Police.....Mishtarah
 Doctor.....Rofeh
 Hospital.....Beit Cholim
 Passport.....Darkon

Greetings Courtesies

 Hello, good-bye or peace.....Shalom
 
Good morning.....Boker tov
 
Good evening.....Erev tov
 
See you soon.....L’hitra’ot
 
What’s up?.....Ma nishma
 Yes.....Ken
 
No.....Lo
 Thank you.....Todah
 Excuse me/I’m sorry.....Slicha
 
Please/You’re welcome.....Bevakasha
 
What is your name? (male/female).....
Eich korim lecha/lach?
 
My name is….....Shmi…
 
How are you? (male/female).....Ma shlomcha/shlomech?
 Fine, OK.....B’seder
 
Not good.....Lo tov
 Excellent.....Metzuyan
 I'm tired (male/female).....Ani ayef/ayefa
 
Student (male/female).....Talmid/Talmida

Weekdays

Sunday.....Yom Rishon
 
Monday .....Yom Shenee
 
Tuesday.....Yom Shlishee
 
Wednesday.....Yom Revi'i
 Thursday.....Yom Chamishi
 Friday.....Yom Shishi
 
Saturday (Sabbath).....Yom Shabbat

Getting around

Where is ...?.....Eifoh ...?
 When ...?.....Matai ...?
 Why ...?.....Lamah ...?
 I’m going to…(male/female).....
Ani nose’a l’…/Ani nosa’at l’…
 There is.....Yesh
 There is no.....Ain
 Do you know where ... is? (female/male).....
Ata yodea/aht yoda’at eifoh nimtza…
 Wait/Just a moment.....Rega
 Restaurant.....Mis'adah
 Bathroom (services).....Sherutim
 Post Office (mail).....Do'ar
 Street.....Rechov
 Boulevard.....Sderot
 Market.....Shuk
 Museum.....Muzion
 Synagogue.....Beit Knesset
 Church.....Knaissia
 Central bus station.....Tachana merkazit
 Taxi (regular, taxi).....Monit
 Taxi (shared taxi, like a mini-van).....Sherut
 Automobile.....Mekchonit
 Train.....Rakevet
 Bus.....Otoboos
 Hotel.....Malon
 Hostel.....Akhsaniya
 Room.....Cheder
 University.....Universita
 Beach.....Chof
 Grocery store.....Makolet
 What is this?.....Mah zeh?
 Food.....Ochel
 Hour, time.....Sha'a
 Day.....Yom
 Week.....Shavuah
 Month.....Chodesh
 Year.....Shanah
 Today.....Ha'yom
 Yesterday.....Etmol
 Tomorrow.....Machar
 What time is it?.....Ma hasha'a
 Right.....Yamin
 Left.....Smol
 Straight.....Yashar

Seasons

Autumn.....Stav
 
Winter.....Choref
 Spring.....Aviv
 
Summer.....Kayeetz

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Shopping Dining

 Do you have…(male/female)
Yesh lekcha/lakch…?
 
How much?.....Kama zeh oleh?
 I want…(male/female).....Ani rotzeh/rotzah ...
 I don’t want…(male/female)
Ani lo rotzeh/rotzah…
 
Money.....Kesef
 
Change (literally, “leftovers”).....Odef
 
Waiter/waitress.....Meltzar/meltzarit
 Water.....Mayim
 Coffee.....Kafeh
 
Tea.....Tay

Numbers

 One.....Achat
 
Two.....Shtayim
 
Three.....Shalosh
 Four.....Arbah
 
Five.....Chamesh
 
Six.....Shesh
 
Seven.....Shevah
 
Eight.....Shmoneh
 Nine.....Taysha
 
Ten.....Eser
 
Eleven.....Achat Esrey
 
Twelve.....Shtem Esrey
 
Thirteen.....Shlosh Esrey
 
Fourteen.....Arbah Esrey
 
Fifteen.....Chamesh Esrey
 
Sixteen.....Shesh Esrey
 
Seventeen.....Shva Esrey
 
Eighteen.....Shmoneh Esrey
 
Nineteen.....T'sha Esrey
 
Twenty.....Esreem
 
Twenty-one.....Esreem v'achat
 
Twenty-two.....Esreem v'shtayim
 
Thirty.....Shloshim
 Forty.....Arbaim
 Fifty.....Chamishim
 Sixty.....Sheesheem
 
Seventy.....Shivim
 
Eighty.....Shmoneem
 
Ninety.....Teesheem
 
One hundred.....Meah
 
Two hundred.....Mataim
 
Three hundred.....Shlosh meot
 
Four hundred.....Arbah meot
 
Five hundred.....Chamesh meot
 
Six hundred.....Shesh meot
 
Seven hundred.....Shva meot
 
Eight hundred.....Shmoneh meot
 Nine hundred.....Tsha meot
 
One thousand.....Elef
 
Two thousand.....Alpayeem
 
Three thousand.....Shloshet alafim