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Hebrew Alphabet for Dummies 3 - Advanced

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This page provides additional practice and advanced discussion for the letters you should have learned in Hebrew for Dummies - Lesson 3. If you need practice saying or reading the letters - go back to lesson 3 first.

Vocabulary

Meaning   Pronunciation Hebrew
On, above Ahl

על

Daughter Baht בת
House Bahyit בית
House of God (also Town of Beth El) Beyt Ehl'  בית אל
Daughter of God (Girl's name) Bat Ehl'  בת אל
Witness Ehd

עד

Until Ahd עד
Main point eekahr עיקר
Sterile Ahkahr עקר
Went up, cost (masculine singular past ) Ah lah'  עלה
Went up, cost (Feminine singular, past) Ahl tah  עלתה
Leaf Ahleh עלה
Cattle Bahkahr

בקר

Kehver Grave

קבר

Fence Gahdehr גדר
Quarreled (masculine singular) Rahv רב
Rabbi Rahv רב
Much Rahv רב
Bouquet of flowers Zehr זר
Stranger Zahr זר
Olive Zahyit זית
Beit Zayit (a town) - literally - house of olives. Beit Zayit בית זית
Mountain hahr הר
Much, Many Hahr beh'  הרבה
Go down (command) Rehd רד
He lives (is domiciled at) Gahr גר
She lives (is domiciled at) Gahr' ah גרה
Challenge Eht Gahr'  אתגר
Religion Daht דת
Opinion of..., Dahaht דעת
Bad Rah רע
Drive! (command) Sah  סע
Welfare Sa'ad סעד
Slow down! Ha eht' האט
You (masculine) Ahtah'  אתה
Now Ah tah' עתה
Chalk Geer גיר
Wall Keer קיר
You (feminine) Aht את
Cold Kahr קר
Pitcher (of water) Kahd קד
(accusative conjunction) Eht את
Shovel Eht אט
Pen Eht עט
Background Rekah רקע
Battle Krav קרב
In the midst Bekehrev בקרב
Go down (Masculine singular command or future) Teh red'  תרד
Frequency Teh' dehr תדר
Slave Eh' vehd עבד
Worked -  (third person masculine  singular past tense) Ah vahd'  עבד
Past (noun)  and Passed (third person masculine  verb singular past tense) Ah vahr' עבר
Hebrew Eev reet'  עברית
Aliyah - immigration to Israel Ahliyah עליה
On her Ahley' hah עליה
Next to ahl yahd על יד
By Means Of  ahl yehdey על ידי
Which? Ehy Zeh איזה
Thing Dah Vahr דבר
Spoke Dee' berh דבר
Murrane (plague Deh' vehr דבר
On the other side of Meh eh' vehr מעבר
Passage, Checkpoint Mah ah vahr' מעבר
From the evening Meh eh' rehv מערב
Ambush Mah ah rahv' מארב
Evening Eh' rev ערב
Arabian Ah Rahv' ערב
Guarantor, Responsible for Ah Rehv' ערב
 
Confuse-o-grams
Similar words with different meaning and sometimes different spelling
 
Meaning   Pronunciation Hebrew
Quarreled (masculine singular) Rahv רב
Rabbi Rahv רב
Much Rahv רב
     
Witness Ehd

עד

Until Ahd עד
     
You (masculine) Ahtah'  אתה
Now Ah tah' עתה
     
Slave Eh' vehd עבד
Worked -  (third person masculine  singular past tense) Ah vahd'  עבד
     
Aliyah - immigration to Israel Ahliyah עליה
On her Ah ley' hah עליה
     
(accusative conjunction) Eht את
Shovel Eht אט
Pen Eht עט
You (feminine) Aht את
     
Thing Dah Vahr דבר
Spoke Dee' berh דבר
Murrane (plague Deh' vehr דבר
     
On the other side of Meh eh' vehr מעבר
Passage, Checkpoint Mah ah vahr' מעבר
From the evening Meh eh' rehv מערב
Ambush Mah ah rahv' מארב
     
Evening Eh' rev ערב
Arabian Ah Rahv' ערב
Guarantor, Responsible for Ah Rehv' ערב
     

 

 
Sentences and phrases:
אל על
To the above, to the highest - El Al, the national airline of Israel.
 
The battle for the (west) bank. הקרב על הגדה

בת-אל גרה בגדה  Bat El lives in the West Bank.

הגיר ליד הקד The chalk is near the pitcher

גדי גר בבית אל  Gadi lives in Beth El.

גדי גר על יד בת-אל - Gadi lives near Bat El

על ההר On the Mountain.

אל ההר To the Mountain

Before you go on, be sure to write out all the above words and say them out loud.
 
Here is some cursive script practice with these letters and words:
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If you know all these letters and can read a bit, you are ready to go on to Hebrew Alphabet for Dummies 4
 
If you are doing an advanced review only - You can go to Advanced Review 4


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