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Hebrew Alphabet for Dummies 5 - Advanced Practice

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This page provides additional practice and advanced discussion for the letters you should have learned in Hebrew for Dummies - Lesson 5. If you need practice saying or reading the letters - go back to lesson 5 first.

   
Meaning   Pronunciation Hebrew
Song, Poem Sheer שיר
Israel Yees' Rah ehl'  ישראל
There Shahm שם
Puts (present masculine Sahm שם
Name Shem שם
Left Smohl שמאל
Sings (masc. singular) Shar שר
Minister Sahr שר
Sarah (name) Sah' rah שרה
Sings (feminine singular) Shah' rah שרה
Year Shah nah' שנה
Teeth Shee Nah' yim שיניים
Two (masculine) Shnah' yim  שניים
Two (feminine) Shtah' yim שתיים
fat (adjective) Shah mehn'  שמן
oil Sheh' men שמן
hatred Seen ah'  שנאה
Sack Sahk שק
Kiss! Shahk שק
Returned Shahv שב
Plenty Sheh' fah שפע
Watchmaker Sha ahn'  שען
Sabbath Shah baht'  שבת
Gate Sha' ahr שער
Hair Seh ahr' שער
Seven (feminine) Sheh' vah שבע
Satiated Sah vey' ah שבע
Second (time & ordinal feminine) Shniy ah'  שניה
Seven (Masculine) Sheev 'ah' שבעה
 
Confuse-o-grams
Similar words with different meaning and sometimes different spelling
 
Meaning   Pronunciation Hebrew
Sack Sahk שק
Kiss! Shahk שק
     
Returned Shahv שב
Sit! (Command - Masc. Singular Shev שב
     
Seven (feminine) Sheh' vah שבע
Satiated Sah vey' ah שבע
     
There Shahm שם
Puts (present masculine Sahm שם
Name Shem שם
     
Moth Ahsh עש
Fire Ehsh אש 
     
fat (adjective) Shah mehn'  שמן
oil Sheh' men שמן
     

 

 
Sentences and phrases:
 

שרה שרה שיר על ישראל.Sarah sings a song about Israel

 

גד שם שם שק. Gad put a sack there

 

אריאל שב לבאר-שבע. Ariel returned to Beer Sheba

 
 
 
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:
If you want to continue to the next letters: Advanced Alphabet Review 6
If you are doing an advanced review only - You can go to Advanced Review 6


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