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Hebrew Verbs in Action: Binyan Pi’el Posted by on Aug 20, 2018

The Hebrew language is composed of many roots. The verbal stems – the בּׅנְיָנׅים (plural form, pronounced as bin-ya-nim) – are the patterns that shape them into actual words. בִּנְיָן (singular form, pronounced as bin-yan), literally means building, is a firm structure into which the root is inserted to form the verb. There are seven…

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Have you seen Yehuda’s Illustrations? Posted by on Aug 6, 2018

Let’s talk all about the verb to illustrate. Last year, Maya and Yehuda wanted to move to Tel-Aviv. They were newly married and lived at Yehuda’s parents’ house, when Maya found a job at the big city. Like any other Israeli young couple, they wished to find a decent flat at a fair price to…

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