Common Hebrew Words and Phrases

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

 

 

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