Hebrew for dummies


The ח has been replaced by ת so instead of ‘Happy hanukah’ it says something like ‘The tag will be deducted dead’.


Learning Hebrew is not so easy: just like names, totally different words can be very similar and changing one letter will introduce huge confusion. A friend once threw away (lizrok) a document instead of scanning (lisrok) it because those two words really sound alike. I thus thought it would be fun to make a list of the mistakes that I (or my friends) have done to give you a sense of how funny and embarrassing it can be. First what we said and then, what we meant to say… Continue reading