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Hebrew Colors Part 2: Linguistic Evolution Posted by on Oct 24, 2016


In 1969 the anthropologist Brent Berlin and the linguist Paul Kay published an interesting book: Basic Color Terms: Their Universality and Evolution (1969). Their research in the field of color terminology has been highly influential in anthropology and linguistics. They checked how many basic color terms for each language are universal, and concluded that the number…

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Hebrew Colors Part 1: Introduction Posted by on Oct 10, 2016


Colors aren’t just adjectives. They are state of mind. Red is not only the color of the blood, it’s passion. Blue is not only the color of the sky, it’s clarity. Green it’s not only the color of the grass, it’s prosperity. No wonder colors are among the first words every language learner memorizes And…

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Learning Hebrew Through Songs 2 Posted by on Sep 16, 2016

When it’s hot outside, the best way to cool off is to go to the sea. If you are too busy to go to the beach, or if you are living too far from sea, the best way to cool off is with a strong air conditioner and a good summer hit. Ha`Shalom Road…

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Learning Hebrew Through Songs Posted by on Sep 3, 2016

“On the Way Home” (בדרך הביתה) is one of my favorite Israeli songs. It was written and composed in 1998 by Israel Bright (ישראל ברייט), the soloist of Ha`semahot band (השמחות). 18 years later, I’m still enjoying the relaxed vibe of the song. [The link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DgWYCnuLqcM]. The lyrics: בדרך הביתה / השמחות מילים ולחן : ישראל…

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6 Must-Know Hebrew Greetings Posted by on Aug 15, 2016


Every conversation starts with them, every conversation ends with them: greetings. They’re at the heart of every language, of every human contact. Knowing the Hebrew greetings provides you control over the interaction. הַי (means and sounds like the English “hi”) is the informal way to say hello. It’s short, it’s international and it’s very common.…

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