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Hebrew Language: Transalation of a few Hebrew words, english hebrew dictionary, hebrew dictionary online
english hebrew dictionary, hebrew dictionary online, english hebrew dictionary online: Hi, The major source for Hebrew names is the Bible, but thousands of new names have been added in the last 100 years. Practically any positive attribute or adjective can serve as a name, as well as names from the worlds of fauna and flora: bear, lion, cypress,...

Hebrew Language: Correct Hebrew spelling for Herschel, todah rabah, hebrew name
todah rabah, hebrew name, correct spelling: Barbara, The correct spelling is without the yod, הרשל The Yiddish spelling is somewhat different: while Hebrew does not require vowels, Yiddish does, and it uses ayin to stand for the e vowel, thus you have הערשל...

Hebrew Language: Phonetic Translation, compound verbs, phonetic translation
compound verbs, phonetic translation, hebrew names: Jo, Ada, Caleb and Eden are all Hebrew names, so there is nothing to really translate here. However, should you have the ability to have the names stamped in Hebrew, here is what they would look like: Ada = עדה Caleb = כלב...

Hebrew Language: Where do the vowels go?, hebrew text, haftorah
hebrew text, haftorah, vowel: Depending on the vowel itself, it can be placed either below, above or in front of a consonant. In the word you have supplied, all vowels appear below the consonants and the word is pronounced as Mitakhat . The mark you wonder about is not a vowel, it is...

Hebrew Language: beautiful images, beautiful images, beautiful home
beautiful images, beautiful home, nouns: Heather, Beautiful is Yahfeh (masculine) or Yahfah (feminine). All nouns are either masculine or feminine; Tmunah (picture) is feminine, thus beautiful picture is tmunah yahfah . Bayit (house, home) is masculine, so when you want to compliment a person...

Hebrew Language: How do you say..., accurate translation, gaddy
Hebrew Language: How do you say..., accurate translation, gaddy, 1492

Hebrew Language: gravestone inscription, olish, yads
olish, yads, yetta: here s the reason for the double yod: as you probably know, Hebrew writing is somewhat different than Yiddish. In Yiddish, the yel in Yetta is written as yod ayin, where the ayin serves as the vowel. Hebrew does not use that convention, but comes close to...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew langauge, learning hebrew, hebrew language
learning hebrew, hebrew language, german learning: Steve, Some aspects are rational, while others are not easy to explain. The rational part is easy to understand: verbs are modified based on gender, so when a woman says I jog every morning , the verb jog is modified to indicate that the speaker is...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Scripture, dry desert air, jewish publication society
dry desert air, jewish publication society, greek septuagint: Hi Susan, The Septuagint is an excellent translation of the Hebrew Bible into the Greek, but there are a few minor variations. The Masoretic ( Traditional ) Bible, is just like its name, the traditional Bible, with vowels added. It is very possible that...

Hebrew Language: hebrew translation 4 inner beauty, hebrew translation, translation 4
hebrew translation, translation 4, gaddy: Emma, The equivalent phrase in Hebrew, which goes back at least 2000 years, is Al tistakel bakankan, ela bema sheyesh bo (be sure to read it phonetically). Literally, it means Don t be impressed by the container, but by what is inside . What is inside...

Hebrew Language: Lucifer, hebrew scriptures, hebrew bible
hebrew scriptures, hebrew bible, european languages: Ovadia, The generally acceptable translation of Heylel is that the reference is to the Morning Star. The Latin word for the Morning Star is Lucifer, which also means fallen angel . Thus, in most European languages Lucifer is a fallen angel, and only in...

Hebrew Language: Shabua, catholic church of england, church affiliation
catholic church of england, church affiliation, google: Samantha, I don t believe that having Shabua as a middle name can tell us anything about the parents church affiliation. Maybe they just thought that the name had a nice ring to it, which is why they chose it for their daughter. The word Shabua means...

Hebrew Language: How do you say..., english phrase, translation sites
english phrase, translation sites, 1492: Jason, Not every English phrase can be translated into Hebrew unchanged. The one you are asking to translate does not exist in Hebrew, and the closest is The door into the dream - haDelet laKhalom - הדלת לחלום...

Hebrew Language: how to put my son's names together, sabbath keepers, servant of god
sabbath keepers, servant of god, hebrew names: Ingrid, One of God s Hebrew names is Iah, and it is customary to add it to a name either as a prefix or a suffix. You find it in names such as Obadiah (Servant of God), Isaiah (God is my Savior) and even John, which in Hebrew is Iohanan, God s Gift. ...

Hebrew Language: G'mar Hatimah Tova, sefer torah, proper phrase
sefer torah, proper phrase, word pair: Hi Maran, Let s think about it: Gmar is Conclusion, Hatimah is Signing, and Tov(ah) is Good. Are we wishing for a good conclusion of the signing , or is it the conclusion of the good signing ? in other words, do we pair the good with the conclusion...

Hebrew Language: God is One, christian trinity, prosperous new year
christian trinity, prosperous new year, god is one: Ovadiah, The question is not so much about the Echad (one) in the Sh ma, but about the Adonai . Clearly, Adonai means My Lords in plural, and some scholars think it harkens back to a time when the Israelites had multiple deities. And before I forget:...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew reading, shalom tv, hebrew text
shalom tv, hebrew text, american jews: Stephen, Just like you thought, it should be pronounced as OOsh Mo. It seems that many American Jews (including clergy) have a problem with the correct usage of the shva. In our Rosh Hashanah service, the rabbi pronounced shiv im (seventy) as shive im....

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Scriptures, hebrew scriptures, translation questions
hebrew scriptures, translation questions, christian scriptures: Susan, In all other instances where alma appears, it is in context of a young, unmarried woman. The chaste adjective is strictly a Christian interpretation, and is not attested to in the scriptures. I would agree that chances are that in those days...

Hebrew Language: Pronunciation, sheli, 1492
sheli, 1492, what this means: David, The text is indeed in Hebrew ( hasidur sheli shel chaticha yehudit nosefet , pronounced phonetically). Unfortunately, being out of context it doesn t make any sense and is basically untranslatable. Perhaps if you told me where it came from and...

Hebrew Language: Aramaic language word, accurate translations, language word
accurate translations, language word, hundreds of years: Stephen, The best translation for the word is era , or a time period. As to its meaning,and what exactly is the length of that time period, the debate has been going on for hundreds of years, and I don t expect it to be resolved any time soon. Best...

Hebrew Language: Revelations 4:8 translation, hebrew bible, revelation 4
Hebrew Language: Revelations 4:8 translation, hebrew bible, revelation 4

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Surname, female family member, hebrew script
female family member, hebrew script, hebrew word: Ari, Depending on which syllable is emphasized, Shachar can have two different meanings. Yours is pronounced sha-CHAR, and it is an uncommon, archaic verb. The second is SHA-char, which is a noun, meaning dawn . The second shachar is a fairly common last...

Hebrew Language: a quote translation, translation word, 1492
translation word, 1492, word by word: Marshall, Tzurah is indeed form , but the common usage is more with physical forms, rather than abstract ones. I d probably prefer to use Dargah ( degree ) instead: הדרגה הגבוהה ביותר...

Hebrew Language: Revelations 4:8 translation, holy holy holy, lord god almighty
holy holy holy, lord god almighty, holy is the lord god almighty: Here it is: קדוש קדוש קדוש יהוה אלהים צבאות היה והוה ויבוא׃...

Hebrew Language: Translate two words, hebrew date, hebrew month
hebrew date, hebrew month, hebrew name: Lynn, Give me a clue as to what tet, nun, sofis tav, mem, vav, zion is supposed to mean. The second line reads as Tammuz (a Hebrew month) but the first line comes across as gibberish. Any clues? Gaddy It is possible that the two lines give the...

Hebrew Language: Jesus my Lord! amen.., greek derivation, hebrew bible
greek derivation, hebrew bible, religious question: This is a religious question which is answered differently by some churches. Some feel that the Jewish/Aramaic name should be used, while others feel more comfortable with Jesus. Until the 17th Century it was common to use the Greek derivation of the name,...

Hebrew Language: Mourner's Kaddish: Aramaic pronunciation, accurate pronunciation, biblical hebrew
accurate pronunciation, biblical hebrew, modern hebrew: Steve, Great question. However, the word is pronounced as Keer usey , not Cheer usey. Now, the Ashkenazi Hebrew delineates between Tet and Tav, unlike Sephardic Hebrew, which treats them both as T . There have been speculations that in Biblical Hebrew...

Hebrew Language: words ending in, hebrew language, ayin
hebrew language, ayin, yod: Shaul, The examples used in relation to salvation come from Yod Shin Ayin as the primary root. The ones you propose, Shua and Sheva, are derived from a different root, Shin Vav Ayin. Now, you can try to construct a name such as Yosheva, but it would not...

Hebrew Language: 2 words, word god, chapter and verse
word god, chapter and verse, second word: Natan, My understanding is that Jacob is complimenting Esau in a way that was probably understood in a more nuanced way in biblical times. As to Abraham, there are many interpretations to his experience with God, but generally it is understood that he encountered...

Hebrew Language: Translation, guardians of light, hebrew script
guardians of light, hebrew script, time warrior: warrior, Lokhem לוחם nobleman, Atzil אציל protector, Magen מגן guardians of light, Shomrey Haor שומרי האור Best Wishes,...

Hebrew Language: blessings, bread of affliction, english transliteration
bread of affliction, english transliteration, king of the universe: In that case, let s do it here: Blessed art Thou, L-rd our G-d, King of the Universe, Who created the lights as signs for the set times, the days and the years. ברוך אתה אדוני, אלוהינו...

Hebrew Language: Esav, Sear, & Seir?, proper noun, biblical hebrew
proper noun, biblical hebrew, hebrew words: Ari, As you ve gathered from the lexicon, Se ar is hair, while Se ir is hairy. The etymological root of Esav is not clear, and many interpretations have been offered, some suggesting that it means rough . Esav, however, doesn t have any clear relationship...

Hebrew Language: Translation, eternal faith, 1492
eternal faith, 1492, phrases: Here it is: Have faith האמן Eternal faith אמונה נצחית Forever faithful נאמן לנצח In God, I trust אמונתי...

Hebrew Language: Shmeha-Authority-Ordination, oral torah, rabbinic ordination
Hebrew Language: Shmeha-Authority-Ordination, oral torah, rabbinic ordination, tribes of israel

Hebrew Language: Pronunciation, syllable word, gaddy
syllable word, gaddy, sheva: Stephen, You pronunciation is right, but for the wrong reason. The syllables are ha-Breet and not hab-reet. In addition, it is shva and not sheva. For some reason, many Americans find it difficult to voice the shva, so they tend to add an e and by doing...

Hebrew Language: Shmeha-Authority-Ordination, rabbinical academy, religious scholar
rabbinical academy, religious scholar, european governments: Jim, Smiha is a fairly recent development. Until the late 18th century, clergymen (Christian and Jewish) did not have to be ordained. Around the that time, some European governments began to offer small salaries and pensions to official clergymen, but...

Hebrew Language: Whoever saves one life, saves the world, nefesh, gaddy
nefesh, gaddy, 1492: Carina, The Hebrew sentence is the translation of the first sentence, but with one correction: instead of dam , it is olam . In hebrew, it looks like this: כל המציל נפש אחת,...

Hebrew Language: psalm 91, psalm 91, gaddy
psalm 91, gaddy, dalet: Here are the corrections: 1. beth 2. aleph 3. beth 4. resh 5. tav 6. vav (end of word) 7. yod 8. samech 9. Kaf sofit (end of word) 10. lamed 11. kaf sofit (end of word) 12. vav 13. tav 14. het 15. tav (end of word) 16. kaf...

Hebrew Language: Shabbat vs week, sabbaths, gaddy
sabbaths, gaddy, shavuot: טו וּסְפַרְתֶּם לָכֶם, מִמָּחֳרַת הַשַּׁבָּת,...

Hebrew Language: translation, master of my fate, captain of my soul
master of my fate, captain of my soul, translation: The first one is ani sholet begorali אני שולט בגורלי The next one is ani kvarnit nishmati אני קברניט נשמתי...

Hebrew Language: The first question, hebrew speakers, interrogative pronouns
hebrew speakers, interrogative pronouns, thesis paper: Tom, I agree with you, and I suspect that so would 90% of Hebrew speakers. There is no question there, but a declarative statement: וַיֹּאמֶר, אֶל-הָאִשָּׁה,...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Language, xiao xiao, hebrew language
xiao xiao, hebrew language, adult text: Xiao, The Hebrew language itself is relatively easy to learn, for two reasons: 1. Small vocabulary. 2. Very logical, easy-to-learn grammar. The only difficulty is the alphabet, and the fact the adult text (but not beginners text) is written without...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew verbs, hebrew verbs, hebrew grammar
hebrew verbs, hebrew grammar, there some sort: Bob, The beauty of Hebrew grammar lies in the fact that all you have to remember are the seven major Bunyanim. You can then take any 3-letter root verb and fit it in nicely with the appropriate Binyan. For a complete discussion of binyanim see http://he.wikipedia.org/wiki/בניינים_בעברית...

Hebrew Language: Language of the Torah, amsal, torah
amsal, torah, hebrew: Amsal, The language of the Torah is Hebrew. It is believed that God had offered the Torah to other nations, but that they rejected it. It is written in Hebrew, because Jews believe that Hebrew is the holy language that God used when he created this world....

Hebrew Language: Ivrit, moral compass, hebrew words
moral compass, hebrew words, hebrew language: Jerry, The Hebrew words for compass and conscience are both modern, having been introduced to the Hebrew language in the past 100 years. As you noted, both are related to north . When Hebrew, which had been a dead language for 2000 years, was revived...

Hebrew Language: name translation English to Hebrew, hebrew name, equivalent names
hebrew name, equivalent names, name translation: Michal, It s not that simple. Some American names are easy to translate (Michael, for instance, is Michael), but in many cases parents gave their babies a Hebrew name that was totally unrelated to the American name, but perhaps shared the same first letter....

Hebrew Language: Translation, hebrew, translation
hebrew, translation: Hi, It is Im ein ani li, mi li? Im lo achshav, eimatai? אם אין אני לי, מי לי? אם לא עכשיו, אימתי?...

Hebrew Language: psalms, order of melchizedek, day of his wrath
Hebrew Language: psalms, order of melchizedek, day of his wrath, jewish messiah

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Translation Help, hebrew translation, david meyer
hebrew translation, david meyer, charitable deeds: Cory, Here are lines 2 - 7. My comments are in parentheses: Line 2: Our dear father Line 3: A Godly man of integrity Line 4: Who allotted time for charitable deeds and for the study of the Torah Line 5: David Meyer, the son of Ze ev (Wolf) ...

Hebrew Language: psalms, king saul, hebrew text
king saul, hebrew text, hebrew word: Glynn, The Hebrew text reads: YHWE said unto my lord . The second lord could be very prosaic. The only Biblical personage who could qualify to be David s lord would be King Saul, while he was still alive, and before David ascended to the throne. This...

Hebrew Language: translation from the picture, hebrew inscription, warm greetings
hebrew inscription, warm greetings, kind thanks: Dear Greg, The only words I could make out were SHABBAT (Sabbath) on the damaged side. The other side has the word SHACHAT (slaughter) on it. I couldn t make out the other words. I can only speculate as to what it is, and my best speculation is that...

Hebrew Language: "(H)am", hyam maccoby, wisdom literature
hyam maccoby, wisdom literature, fanciful notion: Dan, As you know, there is an entire genre of Jewish wisdom literature known as Midrashim (parables). Many of the parables speculate on the origin of the names of the founders of the Jewish religion. Genesis, for instance, explain the name Jacob as coming...

Hebrew Language: Shabua, biblical prophesy, end of days
biblical prophesy, end of days, hebrew: Hi Charles, As you know, Shavua (it s a V, not B) is a derivative of Sheva, the Hebrew numeral 7. Shavua is used exclusively to denote week , or 7 days, but some of those who calculate the end of days think that the Biblical prophesy really meant years,...

Hebrew Language: translation of marker, british jews, jacob son
british jews, jacob son, polish jews: Paula, The Hebrew line says Buried here is Jacob son of Dov (Dov is the Hebrew equivalent of the Jewish name Ber). I can t imagine why not including Hebrew would be disrespectful to her or to Judaism. This has more to do with customs than anything else,...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Numerical Translation, different sign, number 41
different sign, number 41, gaddy: Jazmine, The number 41 is composed of two letters: Mem ( m ) which has the value of 40, and Aleph ( a ), which has the value of 1. So to write the number 41 you write Mem Aleph - and you separate the two letters with a double apostrophe, to let the reader...

Hebrew Language: Daniel 12:11, perpetual sacrifice, hebrew text
perpetual sacrifice, hebrew text, gaddy: Frank, Your question is difficult to answer, since the Hebrew is not very clear. First, the text does not mention any time period for the 1290 - it could be either days, weeks, months or years. Second, it would be more logical to interpret the text to...

Hebrew Language: Ref: question, learning hebrew, word roots
Hebrew Language: Ref: question, learning hebrew, word roots, semitic languages

Hebrew Language: Ref: question, hebrew alphabet, hebrew calendar
hebrew alphabet, hebrew calendar, sister language: Hi Sunil, Hebrew is not an alphanumeric language. It is a language much like any language you are familiar with, and is quite similar to its sister language, Arabic. However, in ancient times it used alpha characters to stand in for numerals. The first...

Hebrew Language: Dwelling place of G-D, feminine noun, god is a man
feminine noun, god is a man, god dwelling: Hi, All Hebrew nouns are gender-specific, and with very few exceptions, nouns ending with ah are feminine. Therefore, Shekhinah is a feminine noun. The root Sh-kh-n,used in both Shekhinah and Mishkan, is best translated as Presence. Thus, Shekinah is...

Hebrew Language: Father's Name, moshe morris, hebrew name
moshe morris, hebrew name, english letters: Hi Linda, Your father s name in the old country was Moshe, not Morris. You should list him in your family tree as Moshe Morris (or Morris Moshe) for a very important reason: for any search on his ancestry you will have to use the name Moshe, because that...

Hebrew Language: Acronym, gaddy, 1492
gaddy, 1492, yd: YD Miller has already left the answer on Kevarim.com: YD Miller // Jul 2, 2012 at 2:28 pm בלע המות לנצח ומחה ה אלקים דמעה...

Hebrew Language: Jewish Culture, centuries bce, household duties
centuries bce, household duties, first temple: Tameaka, Greek was not yet an issue during the first temple period (1000-586 BCE). It became an issue during the Hellenization period in the 2nd and 3rd centuries BCE, when a culture war broke out over the adopting of Greek culture by the Jewish upper classes....

Hebrew Language: Language, aramaic, gospels
aramaic, gospels, savior: His primary languages were Aramaic and Hebrew, two sister languages used generally in 1st Century Palestine. The earliest Gospels were probably written in Aramaic, and then translated into Greek. None of the original Aramaic documents have survived. Gadd...

Hebrew Language: pronunciation of name
Hi, The name Nessah is the Americanized pronunciation of the Hebrew word Netsah ( Eternal ), which is one of God s names. You clearly don t have to apologize for the beautiful name you have chosen for your daughter, and if any one inquires about the...

Hebrew Language: Follow-up Question
William, The Hebrew equivalent of H is the letter hey. The examples of meniah you ve listed are not spelled with a hey but with a het, which is a guttural sound similar to the way the j in Tijuana is pronounced by Spanish-speaking people. So, sorry...

Hebrew Language: Question about a Jewish service and word
Hi Steve, You are correct in reference to chad. In Hebrew it means sharp , while in Aramaic it means one . We know that when the Temple was still the center of Judaism, the High Priest would enter the Holy of Holies on Yom Kippur wearing white vestments....

Hebrew Language: Ehud, Aharon, hebrew root, biblical hebrew
hebrew root, biblical hebrew, egyptian name: There were certain spelling differences between Judah and Israel. The northern scribes tended to add a vav to names ending with iah . As to the vowel points, they were added centuries after Bible had been put in its final form. The diacritical marks were...

Hebrew Language: A Question About Rosh Hashanah, solar and lunar eclipses, jewish congregations
solar and lunar eclipses, jewish congregations, solar eclipse: Hi Bill, While it is true that some Jewish congregations held the beliefs you mention concerning solar and lunar eclipses, this was by no means a widely held belief. As to sighting the new moon, we know from various sources that there were rabbis who were...

Hebrew Language: English to Hebrew, gaddy, good question
gaddy, good question, 1492: Hi Michael, One way to say it in Hebrew is Ahnee mavtiah le ehov otakh la netzah , written in Hebrew as אני מבטיח לאהוב אותך לנצח...

Hebrew Language: A Question About A Greek to Hebrew Dictionary, latin dictionaries, hebrew dictionaries
latin dictionaries, hebrew dictionaries, hebrew vocabulary: Bill, I ve seen both Greek/Hebrew and Latin/Hebrew dictionaries at Barnes and Noble, but they would be of little use in Bible Code searches. For a good Bible Code search, the researcher needs to have a good grasp of the Hebrew vocabulary and grammar. ...

Hebrew Language: Translation of -- Isaiah 29:9, sonia sonia, exact translation
sonia sonia, exact translation, hebrew words: Sonia, The text is הִתְמַהְמְהוּ וּתְמָהוּ, הִשְׁתַּעַשְׁעוּ...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Name for Headstone, hebrew name, sheer coincidence
hebrew name, sheer coincidence, grandfather louis: Hi Linda, Clearly, your great grandfather s name has been modified over the years. By sheer coincidence, he shares his first and middle name with my maternal grandfather; the name, as confirmed by your grandfather s tombstone, is Leib Herschel (the tombstone...

Hebrew Language: pronunciation - vowels, long vowel, two syllables
long vowel, two syllables, biblical hebrew: The Ch in chet is pronounced the way you pronounce the ch in Loch Ness. The underline (known as Pattach) indicates a long vowel with the sound of ah . Combine the two and you get chah . The yod is the equivalent of the English Y. The dot inside breaks...

Hebrew Language: Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions, masonic rituals, hebrew inscriptions
masonic rituals, hebrew inscriptions, victor ochoa: Victor, You can send the rest of the pictures to eric.forster@ca.rr.com. The inscription on the triangle says GOD in Hebrew, but the inscription on the box is not in any language I know, and I therefore suspect it is symbolic. Since the triangle is part...

Hebrew Language: Isaiah 33:23, crude translation, isaiah chapter
crude translation, isaiah chapter, hebrew text: Hi Lanette, Here I disagree with you: Isaiah is clearly using the metaphor of ships to drive home his message, not just in the English translation, but in the Hebrew text as well. The fact that the verse is hard to translate has a good reason - it is written...

Hebrew Language: Name pronunciation, hebrew pronunciation, yiddish name
hebrew pronunciation, yiddish name, proper pronunciation: Hi Kim, Yiddish is a phonetic language, meaning that A has the sound of Ah and E has the sound of Eh . The correct pronunciation of Breindel is brain-del . Breindel is not a Hebrew name; it is a Yiddish name. The equivalent name in Hebrew is...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew and Response in Hebrew
Michael, Metzooyan is a grade, equivalent to A+. The Hebrew sentence following it is an evaluation: You are a smart, hard-working student . You can reply with Todah rabbah (Thank you), written in Hebrew as תודה רבה...

Hebrew Language: translation of Hebrew word Tsaba
Pam, Tsaba (modern pronunciation: Tsava) is indeed an army, and God is described many times in the Bible as God of the Armies . In a holy war, those who join the forces of good become part of the armies of God . At the time of war, God uses all weapons...

Hebrew Language: translation
It is Kol hamatzil nephesh ahat ke ilu hetzil olam ve mlo o . כל המציל נפש אחת כאילו הציל עולם ומלואו....

Hebrew Language: Correct Romanisation of Hebrew and Yiddish names
Frances, There are no particular rules as to how to Romanize Hebrew names. Clearly, in the example you use, the Polish w is sounded as the English v , thus providing a different spelling for the name. A similar problem occurs with the name Cohen. How...

Hebrew Language: Translation
John, Unless you are throughly familiar with Biblical Hebrew (which is quite different from modern Hebrew), I can t see how you d be able to translate it correctly. Of course, you can try to do it. I d be happy to review it; however, keep in mind that...

Hebrew Language: Translation of a word I read
James, Believe it or not, this question has been asked in this forum twice before. Here is the answer: 1. The Hebrew pronunciation is not Timshel, but Timshol. 2. Steinbeck only got it partially right: it means Thou may govern... or Thou may have...

Hebrew Language: Diphthong pronunciation
Steve, Let me add one more word to your examples: Panav ( His countenance ) Pey qamatz Nun patach Vav. So we have: Shaddai: No comment. You ve got it right. Panai: The first a is short, due to the qamatz. The 2nd a is long, due to the patach....

Hebrew Language: Isaiah 41:8
Sam, In Isaiah 41:8 God addresses the people of Israel, ...the seed of Abraham, who loves me. Nevertheless, your question is valid for a different reason: Hebrew is written without vowel marks, and the diacritics you see in the Biblical text were introduced...

Hebrew Language: The wicked son's question
Joel, Great question, but this is probably not the proper forum for the long, complex answer such a question deserves. The short answer is that unlike Christianity, where a believer has to continuously re-affirm his belief in the Christian doctrine in order...

Hebrew Language: Abraham, grandson jacob, language of business
grandson jacob, language of business, business communication: Dear Nazam, He most likely spoke Aramaic. Whether he spoke it because it was the lingua franca (language of business/communication) and also spoke Hebrew because it was the dialect is his clan is difficult to discern. Names he gave to places in Canaan (Israel)...

Hebrew Language: Ancient Hebrew - Two Questions, hebrew translations, vowel system
hebrew translations, vowel system, hebrew writings: Hi Brian, 1. Yom (day) is a 24-hour period that starts and ends at dusk. Thus, Yom Sheni (Monday) starts on Sunday evening and ends Monday evening. Yamim (days) is the plural of Yom. Sheshet Yamim would be 6 days. As you know, some Creationists say...

Hebrew Language: Ancient Hebrew Script, hebrew script, ancient hebrew
hebrew script, ancient hebrew, commemorative coin: Hi Dallas, Unfortunately, the resolution is too low to ascertain the age of the inscription. Also, it would be helpful to view the entire coin. I have one gold commemorative coin, issued by the Israeli government, that has a portion of the Prayer of...

Hebrew Language: Ancient Hebrew translation, hebrew scripture, hebrew translation
hebrew scripture, hebrew translation, hebrew characters: When written using the Latin alphabet, Kol Ahavati lehzeh sheh shihrarti is read, as expected, from left to right. Written in Hebrew it is read from right to left. I hope you were able to read the Hebrew characters, as they require a Hebrew font. Gadd...

Hebrew Language: Aramaic, canaanite language, aramaic translation
canaanite language, aramaic translation, creature of the air: Hi Mischa, Both Aramaic and Hebrew evolved from an early Canaanite language spoken in the 12th century BCE around the Middle East. It is safe to say that Samuel spoke Hebrew, or Canaanite, rather than Aramaic. The Biblical equivalent to the phrase you...

Hebrew Language: What actually the word "hebrew" means ?, settlers of canaan, egyptian pharaoh
settlers of canaan, egyptian pharaoh, habiru: Hi Mark, When you read the Bible, you ll notice that the original settlers of Canaan are called Israelites or Hebrews (Ivri im). The second term is derived from Ever (ayin bet resh) meaning over in English, and the Midrash says that they came from ...

Hebrew Language: americanization of yiddish or hebrew immigrants, hebrew version, aryes
hebrew version, aryes, employeed: Hi Lisa, We can only speculate. Since Benjamin is both a Jewish and an American name there would have been no reason to alter it. Harry is more difficult. It could have been (and probably was) Arye in the old country, made into Harry in Ellis Island. ...

Hebrew Language: Biblical Hebrew, testament manuscripts, modern hebrew
testament manuscripts, modern hebrew, biblical hebrew: Hi, The Biblical vocabulary is quite limited, with less than 7,000 words. Modern Hebrew has 30,000-40,000 words, and incorporates the entire Biblical vocabulary. So yes, if you study modern Hebrew, you will be able to read the Bible quite easily. Gadd...

Hebrew Language: Biblical Hebrew, biblical hebrew, books of the bible
biblical hebrew, books of the bible, tenses: Dear Ovadiah, Biblical Hebrew does have tenses, though there are instances where they seem mixed up. There are a number of reasons that a standardized grammar was not adhered to: writing was limited to a small number of people so it wasn t happening enough...

Hebrew Language: Biblical meaning for "Aiden"!!!, irish spelling, unisex name
irish spelling, unisex name, girls name: Aiden is really Eden, or paradise. The actual pronunciation in Hebrew is with a short e, or Eh so it sounds closer to Aiden than it does to EEden. Also, in Hebrew it is a unisex name, whereas in English Eden is a girls name, leaving us men with the name to...

Hebrew Language: Biblical names, tyre and sidon, writer of exodus
tyre and sidon, writer of exodus, thomas thompson: I suggest that you read Thomas Thompson s book, Mythic Past, which touches upon your question. During and after the times of the United Monarchy, the priests of Judah (Judea) claimed greater religious purity over the rituals practiced by the neihboring country,...

Hebrew Language: Biblical names, pronunciation rules, hebrew bible
pronunciation rules, hebrew bible, phonetic language: Hi Roman, As explained earlier, the first name is pronounced Yehoshua in Hebrew. Keep in mind that Hebrew is a phonetic language, and its pronunciation rules are simple and straight forward. Since He (H) appears in the name as a consonant, it is voiced....

Hebrew Language: baby names, hebrew name, german convention
hebrew name, german convention, rare name: Hi Mitalee, The English sound ch (pronounced as tsh ) does not occur naturally in Hebrew. The names you mentioned, Chanah and Chaya, use the German convention for the ch sound, which is more like the kh sound in Khan. There is one Hebrew name that...

Hebrew Language: bible translation, swords into plowshares, hebrew academy
swords into plowshares, hebrew academy, bible translation: Dear Cory, That s an excellent questions. I m afraid I don t have an answer. You might want to contact The Academy of the Hebrew Language at http://hebrew-academy.huji.ac.il/english.html. The word used is Itim, the plural for Et. Good luck, Aide...

Hebrew Language: Character name., throat clearing, character name
throat clearing, character name, dear mr: Dear Mr. Trevino, The word for narrator is misaper which literally means one who tells [a story]. Feminine form is misaperet. Announcer, as with tv news or sports, is karyan, or karyanit in the feminine, which means ones who calls aloud. Guide in...

Hebrew Language: Cognates with English, indo european languages, hebrew word
indo european languages, hebrew word, common ancestor: Hi Tom, Hebrew belongs to the West Semitic family of languages, a group of languages which are structurally and grammatically very different from the Indo-European languages. Nevertheless, many words are shared by both groups of languages, and both Shesh...

Hebrew Language: Comparison between medieval and Biblical Hebrew, medieval spanish literature, abraham ibn ezra
medieval spanish literature, abraham ibn ezra, biblical hebrew: Dear Ms. Ryan, If you have an understanding of Biblical Hebrew then reading works from later periods is not too difficult. Years after the Bible was closed, writing became more standardized so you ll find fewer grammatical exceptions as there are in the...

Hebrew Language: chosim, recovering alcoholics, biblical word
recovering alcoholics, biblical word, invalids: Hi Dino, The root chet samech heh appears also in the word machseh, shelter. The Biblical word chosim describes those who actively seek shelter or refuge. The modern usage is somewhat different, and is applied to anyone who is housed in a shelter, be it...

Hebrew Language: connection between Hebrew words, specifically eruv and erev, hebrew words, logical explanations
hebrew words, logical explanations, shoresh: Dear Carol, That is a great questions. There are Hebrew words that share roots and have no logical connection. In this instance we have Erev (evening), Eruv (boundary), Iruv (mixing), Arav (Arab), Orev (crow). There may be others that I m not thinking...

Hebrew Language: correct spelling?, translation methods, correct spelling
translation methods, correct spelling, qof: Dear Jaimie, The translated names you were given are not standard Hebrew, and seem like they are from a Kabballah-type website or from someone who is just guessing. These translation methods are completely unknown to me, so I am unable to vouch for what...

Hebrew Language: creation versus evolution, translations of the bible, creation versus evolution
translations of the bible, creation versus evolution, orthodox jews: Hi Jack, Notice that there is a certain redundancy between the First Day and the Fourth Day, where in both days God seems to create darkness and light to form what we refer to as a day . But since the fourth day is when the sun, moon and stars are...

Hebrew Language: Daniel 12:11 Preposition Question, hebrew word, preposition
hebrew word, preposition, dear mr: Dear Mr. Swift, I don t see the word Apo in the verse. The word in question is Ume et . The base of the word is et, meaning time, as in period or epoch as opposed to time of day. Me means from, and U means and, making the word and from the time [of] ...

Hebrew Language: Daniel 7:20, feminine noun, chavurah
feminine noun, chavurah, hebrew word: Hi Elliot, In answering the original question, I could have simply told the person that Daniel was written in Aramaic and that therefore I couldn t help him. I didn t. My understanding of his note was that he wanted to understand the usage of feminine and...

Hebrew Language: Daniel 7:20, hebrew language, hebrew word
hebrew language, hebrew word, chabar: Hi Michael, There are no gender-neutral nouns in Hebrew. Generally, when they end with ah or et it s grammatically (but not socially) a feminine form. All others are masculine form, thus Delet (door) is feminine, while Halon (window) is masculine. ...

Hebrew Language: Date translation, hebrew translation, latin language
hebrew translation, latin language, elef: Can t help you with the Latin, but the Hebrew translation is: Shloshim beYuni, elef tsha meot tishim veAchat שלושימ ביוני, אלף תשע מאות...

Hebrew Language: Decalogue, hebrew alefbet, mneumonic
hebrew alefbet, mneumonic, first word: Dear Ovadiah, There are actually two different abbreviated depictions of the Ten Commandments. One is merely the first ten letters of the Hebrew alefbet representing the numbers one through ten, the other being the first one or two words of each. You...

Hebrew Language: Definition of Bashert in Hebrew, germanic dialect, hebrew alphabet
germanic dialect, hebrew alphabet, beshert: Yiddish and Hebrew are two distinctly-different languages. Hebrew, which is the official language of Israel, is a semitic language quite close to Arabic. Yiddish is a Germanic dialect used until the 2nd world war by European Jews and by the original Jewish...

Hebrew Language: Definition, ancient hebrew, modern hebrew
ancient hebrew, modern hebrew, daily prayers: Hi Eddie, First, I need to apologize: I ve been vacationing, away from a computer, which explains the delay. Thank You , in modern Hebrew, is todah rabbah. Literally, it means many thanks. The root word for Todah can be found in the Bible, but it...

Hebrew Language: Destiny in hebrew script, hebrew script, ood
hebrew script, ood, destiny: There are two possible words for destiny in Hebrew. There is goral, spelled Gimel-Vav-Resh-Lamed, and refers to fate. Then there is yi ood, spelled Yud-Ayin-Vav-Daled, which refers to the purpose for which something is intended. The choice is yours. Regards,...

Hebrew Language: my dad's english name was "Marvin", hebrew name, american jews
hebrew name, american jews, memory of my father: Hi Jackie, Many American Jews give their sons a Hebrew name that starts with the same letter as their American name, thus one Marvin gets Moshe as his Hebrew name, while another Marvin gets Meir as his. Obviously, Marvin has nothing to do with Moshe,...

Hebrew Language: daughter's Hewbrew name, bat mitzvah invitations, five books of moses
bat mitzvah invitations, five books of moses, sabbath morning: Hi Sonia, The quote is Hazak, Hazaq veNithazak ח ז ק ח ז ק ו נ ת ח ז ק As you know, the weekly portion of the Torah is read in synagogues on the Sabbath morning. This portions...

Hebrew Language: daughter's name, hebrew translation, hebrew name
hebrew translation, hebrew name, god: A Hebrew translation of a name could be either a Hebrew name that is similar in sound OR similar in meaning. It would be your choice. In the event that a name cannot be found using either of the two options, any name could be chosen though usually one would...

Hebrew Language: I am designing banners for..., hebrew letters, alephbet
hebrew letters, alephbet, correct spelling: Dear Ms. Marcello, The imperitive for read in Hebrew is Kro and is spelled Qof-Resh-Vov-Alef for singular, and Kir u spelled Qof-Resh-Alef-Vav for plural. You will need to reverse the letters when written, since Hebrew is written right-to-left. You...

Hebrew Language: dibrot, orthodox congregation, proper word
orthodox congregation, proper word, adult member: Hi Simon, You are absolutely right. Mitzvah is the proper Hebrew equivalent for Commandment. Dibrot is the plural of Dibrah, which shares the same root with Davar, and also Diber ( spoke ).I usually translate Dibrot as Sayings , as in The Ten Sayings....

Hebrew Language: English to Hebrew., hebrew, phrases
hebrew, phrases, heaven: Because of the volume of questions we get, we can answer only one question at a time. Only God can judge me is רק אדוני ישפוט אותי ר ק א...

Hebrew Language: English to Hebrew translation, hebrew alefbet, english to hebrew translation
hebrew alefbet, english to hebrew translation, holchim: We walk with the stars would be Anu holchim im haCochavim , spelled with the following letters. A web search for the Hebrew alefbet will return the letters themselves, and remember to write them right-to-left. Alef-Nun-Vav Heh-Vav-Lamed-Chaf-Yud-MemSOfit...

Hebrew Language: English name translation, bowling pins, hebrew name
bowling pins, hebrew name, alefbet: Dear Brett, Your name would be spelled with the letters Bet-Resh-Tet. A search for the alefbet will return what the letters look like. You may sometimes want to add a segol under the Resh. It is the vowel for the short e sound in your name. Without it,...

Hebrew Language: an elevated name of Jesus Christ, hebrew pronunciation, king james bible
hebrew pronunciation, king james bible, hebrew name: Hi Janet, Do you know that the name Jesus has been used in its current pronunciation in English-speaking countries only in the past 400 years? Before the King James Bible came out in the early 1600, the name was written as Iesu, and pronounced as Yehsoo....

Hebrew Language: english to ancient hebrew, alternate pronunciation, jewish belief
alternate pronunciation, jewish belief, ancient hebrew: Truth in Hebrew is Eh-met . There are no additional words specific for a higher degree of truth. To express something as the truth one would add the syllable ha (ha-eh-met). YHWH make up the letters of one of God s names. Jewish belief is that God...

Hebrew Language: english to hebrew name, hebrew name, hebrew words
hebrew name, hebrew words, yod: Hi Gary, Both Edythe and Natalie have been Israelized in the past 20 years, since both (although not by design) sound like Hebrew words or phrases. Edythe (pronounced Eaddit ) is spelled Ayin Dalet Yod Tav. Natalie (pronounced Nattal Lee ) is...

Hebrew Language: english to hebrew names, hebrew name, hebrew names
hebrew name, hebrew names, gimmel: Hi Sam, The Hebrew name which corresponds to Jeffrey is Giora (Gimmel Yod Vav Resh Aleph - גיורא). Benjamin is Binyamin in Hebrew (Bet Nun Yod Mem Yod Nun-sofit, בנימין). All the...

Hebrew Language: english to hebrew translation, english to hebrew translation, logical language
english to hebrew translation, logical language, question thanks: It s the same translation for both phrases. As to Hebrew, I think it s easy to learn for two reasons: 1. It s a highly structured, logical language. 2. It has a relatively small vocabulary. On the other hand, some people will have problems learning...

Hebrew Language: english to hebrew, gaddy, qoute
gaddy, qoute, 1492: Hi Ananda, This phrase doesn t really translate well into Hebrew. The best I can come up with is Hatov Adayin lo hegia , ה ט ו ב ע ד י י ן ל א ה ג י ע ...

Hebrew Language: english to latin, hebrew name, english to latin
hebrew name, english to latin, aiden: Dear Leah, The name Leah is a Hebrew name, pronounced lay-ah. It is spelled Lamed-Alef-Heh. There are two views about its meaning. One is that it means weary, the other is that it means Lady, as in the title or position. You can read about this at http://judaism.about.com/library/3_askrabbi_c/bl_babynaming_meaning.htm....

Hebrew Language: explanation of two words, public libary, dalfon
public libary, dalfon, hebrew words: Dear Janne, There is indeed another meaning for the word. Dalfon stems from the root D-L-F, whose verb means to leak to stream or to run (as in a liquid). Thus Dalfon would mean [the thing] that runs/leaks/streams. Whether the word was first used before...

Hebrew Language: 'Father' in Hebrew, hebrew alphabet, hebrew character
hebrew alphabet, hebrew character, primitive root: Dera Petros, Father in Hebrew is Av and is spelled Alef-Vet, the first and second letters of the Hebrew alphabet. Love in Hebrew is Ahavah and is spelled Alef-Heh-Vet-Heh. There is no documentation about the origin of the word, but there may be a...

Hebrew Language: First/Last name Hebrew meaning, hebrew translation, hebrew meaning
hebrew translation, hebrew meaning, hebrew name: Hi, There is no real equivalent Hebrew name to Martina. On the other hand, Joanna (pronounced Yoanna) is a Hebrew name, which means God has answered my prayers . The Hebrew translation of Gass is Simta. Be careful - I have never heard of it being used...

Hebrew Language: Abraham, king james bible, elizabethan times
Hebrew Language: Abraham, king james bible, elizabethan times, canterbury tales

Hebrew Language: Aramaic, motha, aramaic
Hebrew Language: Aramaic, motha, aramaic, angel

Hebrew Language: Biblical names, hebrew scholar, yesus
Hebrew Language: Biblical names, hebrew scholar, yesus, shua

Hebrew Language: connection between Hebrew words, specifically eruv and erev, shoresh, aiden
Hebrew Language: connection between Hebrew words, specifically eruv and erev, shoresh, aiden, commonality

Hebrew Language: Definition of Bashert in Hebrew, sudden sadness, beshert
Hebrew Language: Definition of Bashert in Hebrew, sudden sadness, beshert, yiddish lives

Hebrew Language: English name translation, eleph, hebrew name
Hebrew Language: English name translation, eleph, hebrew name, yiddish name

Hebrew Language: an elevated name of Jesus Christ, yahoshua, yah
Hebrew Language: an elevated name of Jesus Christ, yahoshua, yah, derivitive

Hebrew Language: english to hebrew translation, person experience, hebrew
Hebrew Language: english to hebrew translation, person experience, hebrew, languages

Hebrew Language: God's chosen name, vowels and consonants, vowel signs
Hebrew Language: God's chosen name, vowels and consonants, vowel signs, hebrew pronunciation

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Alphabet, holy name, heart
Hebrew Language: Hebrew Alphabet, holy name, heart

Hebrew Language: Hebrew meaning of Jerusalem, hebrew magazine, biblical hebrew
Hebrew Language: Hebrew meaning of Jerusalem, hebrew magazine, biblical hebrew, hebrew history

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Name, nan cha, hebrew name
Hebrew Language: Hebrew Name, nan cha, hebrew name, john the baptist

Hebrew Language: Hebrew spelling of Pesa and Phillip, hebrew name, gazelle
Hebrew Language: Hebrew spelling of Pesa and Phillip, hebrew name, gazelle, spelling

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Translations, hebrew word, translation
Hebrew Language: Hebrew Translations, hebrew word, translation

Hebrew Language: Hebrew words for evening and day, ereb, chaos
Hebrew Language: Hebrew words for evening and day, ereb, chaos, copper tin

Hebrew Language: hebrew to english translation, blessed is he who comes in the name of the lord, adonai
Hebrew Language: hebrew to english translation, blessed is he who comes in the name of the lord, adonai, shem

Hebrew Language: hebrew name, hebrew name, baby name
Hebrew Language: hebrew name, hebrew name, baby name, ancestry

Hebrew Language: hebrew tattoo, hebrew font, professional translators
Hebrew Language: hebrew tattoo, hebrew font, professional translators, professional translation

Hebrew Language: "Image of God" in Biblical hebrew
Hebrew Language: "Image of God" in Biblical hebrew

Hebrew Language: Ishah, african language, ishah
Hebrew Language: Ishah, african language, ishah, cjb

Hebrew Language: JAMES VS. JACOB, late latin, tyndale
Hebrew Language: JAMES VS. JACOB, late latin, tyndale, early middle ages

Hebrew Language: L'hikatev in the future tense, long vowel, short vowel
Hebrew Language: L'hikatev in the future tense, long vowel, short vowel, classical hebrew

Hebrew Language: The LORD's Love and Hate, ourself, two wives
Hebrew Language: The LORD's Love and Hate, ourself, two wives, esau jacob

Hebrew Language: what does this mean?, hebrew scholar, roland
Hebrew Language: what does this mean?, hebrew scholar, roland, latin

Hebrew Language: meaning of names in Hebrew, hebrew meaning, gift of god
Hebrew Language: meaning of names in Hebrew, hebrew meaning, gift of god, spelt

Hebrew Language: meaning of a word, equivalent title, old testament
Hebrew Language: meaning of a word, equivalent title, old testament, christian bible

Hebrew Language: Name Pronunciation, eitan, zane
Hebrew Language: Name Pronunciation, eitan, zane

Hebrew Language: Name pronunciation, hebrew name, origins
Hebrew Language: Name pronunciation, hebrew name, origins

Hebrew Language: Name spelling, hebrew teachers, jesus jesus
Hebrew Language: Name spelling, hebrew teachers, jesus jesus, interesting facts

Hebrew Language: Name translation/meaning, pinchas, phineas
Hebrew Language: Name translation/meaning, pinchas, phineas, middle name

Hebrew Language: What does Nephilim mean?, genesis 6, orin
Hebrew Language: What does Nephilim mean?, genesis 6, orin, book of enoch

Hebrew Language: name pronunciation, miracle child, child of god
Hebrew Language: name pronunciation, miracle child, child of god, middle name

Hebrew Language: name pronunciation, girls name, beautiful girls
Hebrew Language: name pronunciation, girls name, beautiful girls, hebrew

Hebrew Language: my name written in hebrew, angel of god, legit
Hebrew Language: my name written in hebrew, angel of god, legit, butcher

Hebrew Language: names for Jehovah, jehovah rohi, jehovah tsidkenu
Hebrew Language: names for Jehovah, jehovah rohi, jehovah tsidkenu, jehovah sabaoth

Hebrew Language: Pronunciation, hebrew pronunciation, modern hebrew
Hebrew Language: Pronunciation, hebrew pronunciation, modern hebrew, syllable

Hebrew Language: Question about the meaning of a Hebrew word., root word, interjection
Hebrew Language: Question about the meaning of a Hebrew word., root word, interjection, psalms

Hebrew Language: Reading without vowels
Hebrew Language: Reading without vowels

Hebrew Language: Rivka, rebekah, rebecca
Hebrew Language: Rivka, rebekah, rebecca

Hebrew Language: root word and meaning, hebrew language, shalem
Hebrew Language: root word and meaning, hebrew language, shalem, inner peace

Hebrew Language: how do you spell one love in hebrew., ahavah, rebecca
Hebrew Language: how do you spell one love in hebrew., ahavah, rebecca, love

Hebrew Language: spell, pronounce, define "tschotkes", initial sound
Hebrew Language: spell, pronounce, define "tschotkes", initial sound

Hebrew Language: Timshel, hebrew word, east of eden
Hebrew Language: Timshel, hebrew word, east of eden, last syllable

Hebrew Language: Tranlsation of Jewish Suffixes, fortress, clarification
Hebrew Language: Tranlsation of Jewish Suffixes, fortress, clarification, burg

Hebrew Language: "Truth"
Hebrew Language: "Truth"

Hebrew Language: timshel, traditional dictionaries, john steinbeck
Hebrew Language: timshel, traditional dictionaries, john steinbeck, hebrew version

Hebrew Language: how do you translate yiddish names to hebrew?, correct transliteration, hebrew name
Hebrew Language: how do you translate yiddish names to hebrew?, correct transliteration, hebrew name, little wolf

Hebrew Language: What does this word mean???, leningrad codex, yod
Hebrew Language: What does this word mean???, leningrad codex, yod, vav

Hebrew Language: I am, 501 hebrew verbs, tense conjugation
Hebrew Language: I am, 501 hebrew verbs, tense conjugation, new english bible

Hebrew Language: family memebers in israel, family memebers, jgff
family memebers, jgff, israeli paper: Hi Alan, Your name in Hebrew is spelled Gimmel Nun Nun Dalet Resh, ג נ נ ד ר I ve Googled your name using the Hebrew spelling and came up with quite a few Israeli Genenders. The first one on the list was Joanna Genender,...

Hebrew Language: A few phrases, vowel points, hebrew letter
vowel points, hebrew letter, handsome man: Im sorry to male and female is the same, since you are talking about yourself! The word would be SliHa H is the hebrew letter Het, pronounced deep from your throat. Why? would be Lama? - (to male or female as well). Hello handom man = Shalom gever(or...

Hebrew Language: A few words, milon morfix, wedding ring
milon morfix, wedding ring, few words: Hi Jason, The phrase is tamid eetakh and is spelled: Tamid: tav mem yod dalet eetakh: aleph yod tav kaf-sofit. There are two websites which will translate words from English to Hebrew, and which are free. The first one is www.answers.com and the...

Hebrew Language: future and present verb tenses, verb tenses, six different ways
verb tenses, six different ways, future tense: Hi David, When it comes to past, present and future, Hebrew is a very formal and structured language. Unlike English, where the past tense of a verb usually means adding ed at the end of the verb, Hebrew has six different ways of modifying the root into...

Hebrew Language: God's chosen name, vowel points, church denominations
vowel points, church denominations, william tyndale: Dear Ms. Schroeder, A wonderful question! The name, currently pronounced Jehovah since it was taken from German where the J actually makes the Y sound, hasn t really been passed down in terms of how it is pronounced. The name was revered and never uttered...

Hebrew Language: God's Grace, hebrew word, chesed
hebrew word, chesed, kindness: Dear Sean, The name Chanah does come from the root Chen that means grace. More typically, though, the word Chesed would be used to refer to God s grace in His giving, supplying, forgiving, etc. The two are synonyms, but I believe there is a pattern of...

Hebrew Language: God is Great, hebrew alefbet, hebrew letters
hebrew alefbet, hebrew letters, gadol: Dear Wes, One would say Elohim Gadol , which would be written Alef-Lamed-Vav-Heh-Yud-MemSofit Gimel-Daled-Vav-Lamed. I am unable to send Hebrew letters with this service, but a web search for the Hebrew alefbet will return the letters, and remember to...

Hebrew Language: gender/number, google search, singular form
google search, singular form, nephillim: Dear Nathalie, The word comes from the root word na-fa-l, meaning to fall. Nephilim means the fallen ones. The feminine singular form would be Nephila, plural would be Nephilot. I don t know of any sites off-hand, but a Google search with the terms...

Hebrew Language: god is good, hebrew letters, alefbet
hebrew letters, alefbet, allexperts: Dear Joey, In Hebrew that would be Elohim Tov and would be written using the letters: Alef-Lamed-Vav-Heh-Yud-MemSofit Tet-Vav-Vet. I can t send Hebrew letters through AllExperts, but a web search for the alefbet should produce charts. All the...

Hebrew Language: grandparents and head wear, hebrew speakers, yiddish speakers
hebrew speakers, yiddish speakers, heavenly kingdom: Dear Ms. Cooper, Grandmother and Grandfather in Yiddish are Bubbe and Zayde. Yarmulke is typically pronounced as Yar-mukkuh, and is a slur of the original intent of the headcovering, yirat malchut shamayim , fear/awe of the heavenly kingdom. It is worn...

Hebrew Language: HEBRE LANGUAGE,, hebrew alefbet, hebrew literature
hebrew alefbet, hebrew literature, modern hebrew: Dear Srinivasan, 1. How old is the language? The language is generally regarded as being over 3,000 years old. 2. In which countries this is being spoken? Hebrew is only spoken in Israel. 3. How many alphabets are there? Can you show me some of...

Hebrew Language: Hebres for, first person singular, hebrew letters
first person singular, hebrew letters, modern hebrew: Dear Dan, The pronoun I is either Ani or Anochi, with Ani being the preferred in modern Hebrew. Yod (also written in English as yud or yad), is indeed hand. The Hebrew word for finger is Etzba. I know of no instance where Yod is ever used for finger....

Hebrew Language: Hebrew, magazine journalist, hebrew word
magazine journalist, hebrew word, glass shelf: pamphlet: alon businessman: ish asakim hospital: bet cholim try: (noun) nisayon; (verb) linasot glass(as in the glass shelf):zechuchit shopper: koneh; lakoach bathroom(there has been a lot of controversy about the real Hebrew word for this.Hopefully,you...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew, asita, matai
asita, matai, alai: Dear Jacob, I am unable to send Hebrew through this website. 1. Lamah? 2. Matai telech/telchi (masculine/feminine)? Elech Ka asher... 3. Ech...? Ba ofen shebo asita/asit oto, ani aaseh et zeh. 4. Alai lalechet? Ani choshev/choshevet she-alai lalechet....

Hebrew Language: Hebrew, alef, omer
alef, omer, noun: Dear Abraham, 1. The former (omer)is used for saying , and the latter (midaber) is used for speaking . 2. The lamed alone is a contracted form, and they re both correct. Remember that the pronunciation of the lamed becomes La instead of li when the...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew, midai, sheli
midai, sheli, otah: Dear Ab, Here goes: 1. Shen Hachalav sheli koevet, az ani rotze/rotza lihotzi otah. Efo hapach? 2. Hatinoket hitchilah lidaber kshe-haita bat shmona chodashim. Taamin? Taamina? 3. Ani rotze/rotza laanot latelefon, aval hu rachok midai. Hatuchal/hatuchli...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew, hebrew alphabet, hebrew font
hebrew alphabet, hebrew font, word faith: Hi Jennie, The word is Tikvah and its Hebrew spelling is Tav Kuf Vav Vav Heh. It s shown below (but you need a Hebrew font to see it): תקווה You can also go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hebrew_alphabet to see what...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew, yod, gaddy
yod, gaddy, allison: Hi Allison, Only one L is required in Hebrew, and your name is therefore spelled Aleph Lamed Yod Samekh Vav Nun-sofit, א ל י ס ו ן Simon is spelled Samekh Yod Mem Vav Nun-sofit, ס י מ ו ן...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Alphabet used in writing STA"M, hebrew alphebet, english to hebrew translations
hebrew alphebet, english to hebrew translations, hebrew alphabet: Dear Shawn, When transcribing your name to Hebrew you need to decide if you want to transcribe letter by letter, or write your name in Hebrew so it sounds the same or similar to English. Your attempt is a good one, Shin-Alef-Vav-NunSofit, but is letter...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Alphabet, hebrew alphabet, hebrew font
hebrew alphabet, hebrew font, joseph wisniewski: Hi Stacy, Below are the names in Hebrew, but you ll need a Hebrew font to see them: Reese Gerald Wisniewski ריס ג רלד ווישנבסקי Burke Joseph Wisniewski...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew or Aramaic spelling, hebrew names, qof
hebrew names, qof, gaddy: Hi Nikki, Both are Hebrew names, but they are pronounced differently in Hebrew. Isaiah is pronounced Yeshaiah and is spelled Yod Shin Ayin Yod Heh, י ש ע י ה Ezekiel is pronounced Yehezkel, and is spelled Yod Het...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew/Aramaic Vocabulary, aramaic word, term of endearment
aramaic word, term of endearment, terms of endearment: Dear Pat, Abba is the informal and is also used as the term of endearment as you get closer to Israel. Jews living further away, therefore amid more Arab speakers, may use the term Babi for Daddy. Mother is Em, Mommy would be Ima. All the best, Aide...

Hebrew Language: This is a Hebrew Bible grammar..., grammar question, hebrew bible
grammar question, hebrew bible, forms of a verb: Hi Webb, The formula you are citing, in which two forms of a verb are used, is used in Biblical Hebrew for added emphasis. As you ve discovered, it can be used together with lo when an antonym does not exist, and there is certainly no ambiguity here....

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Bible, exhaustive concordance of the bible, genesis in the beginning
exhaustive concordance of the bible, genesis in the beginning, hebrew bible: Dear Mr. Aragon, The word Elohim, although in plural, is always translated God and never gods for which the word used is either Elim or Elilim . There are two explanations for the use of a plural form for Elohim when referring to God: 1. Jews used...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew-English translation Sol.2:2, madonna lily, lilium candidum
madonna lily, lilium candidum, golden thistle: Dear Mr. Sayre, The words used in that verse are: Shoshan for lily, and Khoakh for bramble. According to both http://www.neot-kedumim.org.il/Feat/plantlist.html and www.BiblicalGardens.org the bramble is the Golden Thistle (Scolymus maculatus L.)....

Hebrew Language: Hebrew expressions, hebrew expressions, hebrew expression
hebrew expressions, hebrew expression, gaddy: Hi Wally, The expression is The right hand does not know what the left hand is doing . It is used usually to describe bureaucratic entanglements so bad that one department is trying to solve problems that have already been solved by another department....

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Grammar, hebrew grammar, future tense
hebrew grammar, future tense, absolute authority: THe imperative (sgor) would be used in miliatry or other contexts of absolute authority. The future tense is used without that kind of authority, and also to imply you will do something rather than do it! . The future tense is also the form used in the...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Grammar, hebrew grammar, hebrew letter
hebrew grammar, hebrew letter, academic audience: Depends on your audience. German speakers and American Jews are accustomed to the ch. some would occiassionally use the kh. The H with or without a dot is used when writing for a more academic audience, or to an audience where the ch has other sounds, such...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Grammar, hebrew grammar, present tenses
hebrew grammar, present tenses, personal pronoun: This is due to the evolution and simplification of the language that we see happening in other countries as well. Rather than place the burden on the speaker or listener to properly interpret a phrase, the rule changes to make things, for lack of a better...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew inscription on a dish, hebrew inscription, holiday dishes
hebrew inscription, holiday dishes, shin bet: Dear Ms. Wilson, I believe the inscription is: Basukot teshvu shivat yamim (spelled bet-samekh-kaf-tav tav-shin-bet-vav shin-bet-ayin-tav yud-mem-yud-memSofit) from the Old Testament which translates to You shall dwell in booths for seven days ....

Hebrew Language: Hebrew langauge, hebrew name, hebrew word
hebrew name, hebrew word, hebrew language: Dear Jon, Hebrew, as all languages, evolves and is influenced by neighboring cultures and languages. It is not a combination of languages per se, as all languages change over time. Jews referred to God with words that described Him, believing that to...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew language, european accents, hebrew language
european accents, hebrew language, ashkenazic: Dear Ms. Kaufman, I m unable to answer authoritatively on this question per se, but the key difference between the modern Israeli and ashkenazic pronunciation is that modern Israeli is influenced by western European accents, while ashkenazic is influenced...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew language, hebrew alefbet, hebrew alphabet
hebrew alefbet, hebrew alphabet, hebrew letters: Dear Ms. Basalo, I am unable to send Hebrew letters through AllExperts. I can tell you which letters make up a word, and a simple search at www.jewfaq.org or hebrew.about.com should return a list of the hebrew alefbet . Edward is spelled Alef-Daled-Vav-Vav-Resh-Daled...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew letters on tombstones, hebrew letters, kaf
hebrew letters, kaf, tombstones: Hi Susan, With this kind of question, the context in which the kaf tet appears becomes very important. Most probably, it is an acronym for kan tamun - Hebrew for Here lies , although I don t remember seeing it on tombstones in Israel. Best wishes,...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew letters, hebrew aleph bet, dots and lines
hebrew aleph bet, dots and lines, vowel sounds: Shalom, Jan. Hebrew letters were assigned numerical values as a way to write numbers before Arabic or Roman numerals were adopted. They are also used for the Rabbinic ideas of Numerologic significance of words and names (called Gematria in Hebrew). ...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew lexicography, hebrew lesson, temple newsletter
hebrew lesson, temple newsletter, logical connection: Dear Carol, I like your style. Your newsletter must really be a great read. Words from the root K-SH-R (note that this is not the same root as the word for Kosher, which is spelled in Hebrew with a Kaf and not a Kuf) Likshor - to tie Kesher - knot,...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew meaning of Jerusalem, hebrew meaning, city of peace
hebrew meaning, city of peace, jeru: Dear Mr. Wong, The name Jerusalem is derived from the words Ir Shalom which mean city of peace . In Hebrew the name of the city is Yerushalayim, and in the Bible it is also called Yerushalem. With the German transliterations, where the J makes the Y sound,...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Name, hebrew name, avner
hebrew name, avner, similar sound: Dear Evan, There are two ways to find one s Hebrew name. One can find a name of similar sound or of similar meaning. It is the person s choice. You are correct that Avner is the closest male name to Evan in sound, and you re right on the money with the...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Name, irene jordan, hebrew name
irene jordan, hebrew name, getting married next week: Dear Irene, Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! Those names would be spelled in Hebrew: Irene : Alef-Yud-Yud-Resh-Yud-NonSofit Jordan : Yud-Resh-Daled-NunSofit (pronounced Yarden) Chris : Kaf-Resh-Yud-Samekh Maryanne : Mem-Resh-Yud-Alef-NunSofit...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Name, shomer shabbat, hebrew name
shomer shabbat, hebrew name, yiddish name: Hi Sheryl, That s an easy one. The Hebrew word for glory is Chen, spelled Het Nun-sofit and pronounced as soft Khen. In the past 30 years Chen has become a very popular name for girls in Israel. (Remember the terrorist attack on the El Al counter at LAX...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Name, hebrew name, yod
hebrew name, yod, resh: I am certain that this is ONE of the acceptable spellings of your last name. There are 3 or 4 variations on the spelling. It is similar to the problem people coming from other countries have in America. Someone named Vais in Russia has a choice here of spelling...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Name Translations, allison lee, hebrew translation
allison lee, hebrew translation, hebrew name: Barbara Lee; Riva Risha Riva - resh, yud, vet, alef(or hey/ayin?) --Alef would be Yiddish, Heh would be Hebrew Risha - resh, yud, shin, alef (or hey/ayin?) Harold; Elhona Elhona - alef, lamed, het, nun, HEH Gilbert Abraham; Gershon Avram Gershon...

Hebrew Language: My Hebrew Name, hebrew name, daughter of god
hebrew name, daughter of god, samech: Dear Ms. Spiker, Lisa in Hebrew is spelled with the letters Laed-Yud-Samech-Heh. Consecrated to God in Hebrew is Kdosha La-adonai but is not a name. The Hebrew name with the meaning closest to yours would probably be Batyah, which means daughter of...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Names, names in the bible, hebrew names
names in the bible, hebrew names, genesis 5: Dear Ben, Firstly, I m not a Rabbi, but flattered. I don t know of any such books, which is actually why I am in the process of writing one. Beware of the baby names guides. Many of their translations are incorrect. Send me your email address, and...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew name for an English name, hebrew name, daughter jessica
hebrew name, daughter jessica, gaddy: Hi Mark, Jessica is already the Anglicized form of a Hebrew name. Iscah ( God sees ). Some people prefer to associate Jessica with another Biblical name, Jesse ( God s grace or God s gift ). So the answer is that she already has a Hebrew name. All...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew name meaning, hebrew name, yiddish version
hebrew name, yiddish version, american names: Hi, You are right in thinking that you could choose any name. Some try to retain some artificial connection between the Hebrew and American names (like sharing the first letter: Marvin and Moshe). As you probably know, Ethan, too, is a Hebrew name. Gadd...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew name pronunciation, regional accents, hebrew name
regional accents, hebrew name, hebrew language: Hi Claire, Hebrew, like Spanish, is a phonetic language, and vowels have only one possible pronunciation: O is pronounced as oh , A is pronounced as ah , E is eh , I is ee and U is oo . That means that Mikaiah is properly pronounced as...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew name translation, hebrew name, hebrew letters
hebrew name, hebrew letters, bat mitzvah: Dear Ms. Jordan, Firstly, congratulations on the upcoming Bat Mitzvah! An unforgettable moment when a child moves on to the next phase of her life. I cannot send Hebrew letters through AllExperts, so the best I can do is spell them out. Etana is spelled...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew names, ashkenazic jews, hebrew names
ashkenazic jews, hebrew names, saxon tradition: Dear Dan, Your inferences are correct. In fact, I m in the planning stages of a book I will be writing on the subject of Hebrew names. Ashkenazic Jews, who traditionally name their children after deceased relatives, will not choose a name of someone...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew names, hebrew name, hebrew names
hebrew name, hebrew names, hebrew word: Hi Margaret, You are right, your name is not Miriam. Actually, your name is a Hebrew name, and its Hebrew form is Margalit (pearl). The Greeks, who had problems pronouncing words that had both L and R in them, turned Margalit into Margaret. Margalit...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew names, hebrew names, aliyot
hebrew names, aliyot, yohanna: Leah- My suggestions would be: Diane = Dinah, spelled Dalet Yod Nun Heh, ד י נ ה Carl = Carmi, Kaf Resh Mem Yod, כ ר מ י Jackie = Yohanna, Yod Vav Het Nun Heh, י ו ח נ...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew names for B'nai Mitzvah, hebrew alefbet, joseph id
hebrew alefbet, joseph id, hebrew name: Ms. Ennen, Joseph in Hebrew is Yosef. You can see it in Hebrew at http://www.my-hebrew-name.com/view.cgi?image=yosef.gif&name=joseph&id=12094. Hillel can be seen at http://www.my-hebrew-name.com/view.cgi?image=hillel.gif&name=hillel&id=12094. The name...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew names, aramaic word, son of the sword
aramaic word, son of the sword, miriam joseph: Dear Pat, The word bar is unique in that it doesn t need a preposition to show possession (son of), it just remains bar . Charba, or sword, will require a preposition di , so father s sword would be Charba di-Abba . Son of the sword which...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Rabbi visiting, shalom aleichem, good sabbath
shalom aleichem, good sabbath, shabbat shalom: Dear Rachel, I applaud you for your sensitivity and compassion that your guest should feel welcomed. Here are some helpful words: Greeting: Shalom Aleichem to which one responds Aleichem Shalom (the ch is the chet, or the throat-clearing sound) Hello...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Spelling, joseph id, hebrew name
joseph id, hebrew name, alphabet letters: Dear Sandra, Joseph in Hebrew is Yosef, and is spelled using the letters Yud-Vav-Samech-FehSofit. You can see the name written at http://www.my-hebrew-name.com/view.cgi?image=yosef.gif&name=joseph&id=12094. That is a great website and i wish i had thought...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew spelling of my baby's name, hebrew name, aleph bet
hebrew name, aleph bet, yod: Hi Naomi, Here it is: Gideon = Gimmel Yod Dalet Ayin Vav Nun-sofit, גידעון Avram = Aleph Bet Resh Mem, אברם Jeremiah = Yod Resh Mem Yod Heh, ירמיה Best,...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew spelling of English name, ketubah, th sound
ketubah, th sound, apostrophe: Dear Aliza, Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! (I assume from the ketubah...) Smith is spelled in Hebrew with the letters Samech-Mem-Yud-Tav. At the top left of the Tav should be a little apostrophe to indicate the TH sound for the letter. ...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew spelling of my name, german pronunciation, hebrew letters
german pronunciation, hebrew letters, hebrew name: Dear Paul, Paul is typically written Peh-Alef-Vav-Lamed which gives it the German pronunciation (powl). You can also write it without the Alef to have a closer sound to the English pronunciation. Paul is not a Hebrew name so it doesn t have a meaning. ...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew spelling of Pesa and Phillip, hebrew name, hebrew letters
hebrew name, hebrew letters, hebrew names: Dear Sarah, Pesa would be spelled Peh-Samech-Heh. It is not a typical Hebrew name, and so I am unable to understand its meaning. There are almost no Hebrew names beginning with P or Ph(or F). For Phillip, the closest Hebrew name would be Peleh, meaning...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew spelling of Timshel, hebrew alphabet, hebrew characters
hebrew alphabet, hebrew characters, john steinbeck: Dear Ms. Lesselbaum, I am unable to send Hebrew letters via AlLExperts but can tell you which letters to use. An Internet search for the alef bet should return a good number of sites with the Hebrew alphabet. The letters are Taf-Mem-Shin-Lamed. Remember...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Translation, hebrew translation, chaf
hebrew translation, chaf, yud: Forgiveness is Slicha, spelled Samech-Lamed-Yud-Chet-Heh. Beloved is Ahuv for a man, spelled Alef-Heh-Vav-Vet, or Ahuva, spelled spelled Alef-Heh-Vav-Vet-Heh. Blessed is Mivorach for a man, spelled Mem-Vet-Vav-Resh-ChafSofit, and Mivorachat for a woman,...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Translation, hebrew translation, gaddy
hebrew translation, gaddy, 1492: Ivan - Here it is: תפוס, ואל תרפה. בקש, חפש והתפלל ותזכה לחיי...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Translation, hebrew alefbet, hebrew translation
hebrew alefbet, hebrew translation, hebrew script: Dear Mr. Brockway, I am unable to send Hebrew through this site, but can spell the word for you. A web search for the Hebrew alefbet (alphabet) should quickly turn up a chart of letters. Qadesh is spelled Quf-Daled-Shin. Remember to reverse the order...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Translations, ma nishma, hebrew translations
ma nishma, hebrew translations, good morning boker tov: Hi Angie, 1. Good Morning: Boker Tov. 2. How are you: Ma Nishma? 3. I love you: Ani Ohevet otkha. Angela translates as Malakhit , but I ve never heard it being used as a personal name. There is a name that corresponds to the second half of Angela,...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Transliteration help?, sign language interpreter, ooh ah
sign language interpreter, ooh ah, bat mitzvah: Dear Rachel, I am unfamiliar with the play, and the transliteration of the Hebrew isn t very clear, given variances in dialects and pronunciation in the US between Orthodox, Conservative, etc., and Israeli pronunciation. I am unable to construct the sounds....

Hebrew Language: Hebrew tattoo, hebrew fonts, hebrew alphabet
hebrew fonts, hebrew alphabet, alphabet gif: 1. Hebrew is written from right to left. 2. Love uses the letters HEH BET HEH ALEPH (AHBH) 3. Hope uses the letters Tav qof vav vav heh (TIKVH) 5. Trust uses the letters YOD TAV HET TET BET (BTHTI) Now go to http://www.omniglot.com/writing/hebrew.htm...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew translation, hebrew fonts, hebrew translation
hebrew fonts, hebrew translation, resh: Hi Kelly - Sice this site does not use Hebrew fonts, here s what we ll do: 1. Hebrew is written from right to left. 2. Marie uses the letters YOD RESH MEM (MRI) 3. Jacob uses the letters BET QOF AYIN YOD (IAQB) Now go to http://www.omniglot.com/writing/hebrew.htm...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew translation, hebrew translation, biblical hebrew
hebrew translation, biblical hebrew, what is the literal translation: Hi Brian, It all depends on the letter following the Mem in ume at . If it s Aleph, then ume at means and one hundred , which, together with the Shloshim, is Biblical Hebrew s way of saying 130 . But if the letter following the Mem is Ayin, ume at...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew translation, hebrew translation, soldiers of god
hebrew translation, soldiers of god, throat clearing: Dear Andi, I apologize for the delay in responding. I volunteer in my spare time here which has been very little lately. Soldiers of God is Chayalay El in Hebrew. CH is the harsh, throat clearing sound known to languages such as Hebrew and German. ...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew translations, hebrew translations, phonetic spellings
hebrew translations, phonetic spellings, wandering stranger: Dear Aaron, Translations: 2. Wandering: (male)Noded; (female)Nodedet 3. Unmade: adjective:(masc.)mevutal,(fem.)mevutelet; past tense verb: (masc.)bootal,(fem.)bootla 7. bright: (masc.)zohair,(fem.)zoheret Regarding a book, you may be able to find...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew Words?, hell thanks, hebrew words
hell thanks, hebrew words, etherzone: Dear Ms. Kirkland, Thank you for voicing your support for Israel. One must wonder what a terrorist has to do nowadays to be called a terrorist, and why Israel s hands are tied. The translations are: Enemy: Oyev Faith: Emunah Brotherhood: Achvah...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew-The word shabua, bible times, time units
bible times, time units, gaddy: Hi Val - First, I need to apologize: I ve been vacationing, away from a computer, which explains the delay. In both modern and archaic Hebrew, Shabua is used only in one connotation: Seven days, or a week. You are right when you assume that I ll see...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew word translation, hebrew word, word translation
hebrew word, word translation, gaddy: Hi Naomi, The root verb used here (TS V H) is the same one used in the Hebrew word Mitzvah , and many translators use a conjugation of command whenever they see it in the Bible. However, it has acquired many nuances over the ages, and I would probably...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew words for evening and day, hebrew words, stroke of midnight
hebrew words, stroke of midnight, hebrew word: Hi Tom, As a theological explanation it is possible to find some validity in it, except that the same formula - erev followed by boker - is applied to all 7 days. Do you think that there was any chaos left on the 7th day? And of course, you have to remember...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew/Yiddish. Whats the difference?, pidgin language, russian descent
pidgin language, russian descent, polish descent: Dear Emily, Thanks for your questions. The Chosen is indeed a classic and does a very good job at describing the different facets of Jewish life. It was made into a movie in the 80 s, but the video is difficult to find. Hebrew is the ancient language...

Hebrew Language: Hebrew, hebrew pronunciation, hebrew characters
hebrew pronunciation, hebrew characters, hebrew letters: Firstly, I apologize for not specifying that since Hebrew is written right-to-left that you will need to reverse the order of the letters. About your question on writing top to bottom, absolutely. Billboards, signs and others can be seen with Hebrew written...

Hebrew Language: HI AIDENIS IT POSSIBLE..., hebrew alphabet, hebrew letters
hebrew alphabet, hebrew letters, alefbet: Dear Leah, I am unable to send Hebrew letters through this website, but can tell you which Hebrew letters spell your name: Lamed-Alef-Heh. A Web search for the Alefbet should return websites with the Hebrew alphabet, such as www.jewfaq.org. Remember...

Hebrew Language: Hi Gaddy Yaari, hebrew name, yohanna
hebrew name, yohanna, derivation: Hi Shannon, Shannon is derived from Sean, the Irish derivation of John. John comes from the Hebrew Yochanan (the ch is pronounced as a guttural H ) and the feminine form of it is Yochana or Yohanna, which in itself is the source of Joan, Joanne and Joanna....

Hebrew Language: hebrew, sleep 2, good night sleep
sleep 2, good night sleep, repairman: Dear Pat, No bother at all. But I do ask for future translations that you specify the genders and numbers for the sentences, such as in your first sentence, I need to know if the speaker who needs a good night sleep is male or female which require different...

Hebrew Language: Is this hebrew?, spanish inquisition, jewish sabbath
spanish inquisition, jewish sabbath, jewish customs: Hi Jacqueline, Eli and haShem are two ways of saying My Lord in Hebrew. Teshuva means repent . Yeshua is of course Jesus . The last two words, mas si, are not clear. They sound like maasi , which means my good works . The sentence then...

Hebrew Language: hebrew, numeric characters, monthes
numeric characters, monthes, birth dates: hello! it is very simple, pay attention since there are no Hebrew charecters on this system: Spelling for Marry: the letters Mem , reish , yud . three letters, that s all it is. Spelling for Jenna: gimmel , then apostrophy to make the j sound,...

Hebrew Language: hebrew, hebrew name, elohim god
hebrew name, elohim god, glory to god: there are a few words which can describe Glory or God; therefore there are a few option, I will write the main ones. Kavod leh elohim Tehila leh elohim hallel leh elohim hadar leh elohim tiferet leh elohim. (Elohim= God, you can replace it for another...

Hebrew Language: hebrew, amra, two ladies
amra, two ladies, rak: Dear Jacob, Here is the translation: Miyad lifne hatisa, anashim chashvu shehayu rak et shtei hanashim tzoakot echat al hashniya al nose prati, aval haya limaaseh al ochel. Haya rak milafifon chamutz achad batsintsenet vihaya bidiyuk maspik laarucha...

Hebrew Language: hebrew, hebrew pronunciation, modern hebrew
hebrew pronunciation, modern hebrew, long farewell: Dear Pat, Here goes the translation :) 1. Can I do that too? Uchal laasot et zeh gam? 2. how do you say ____(any english word can go here)___ in Hebrew? Ech omrim _????_ bi ivrit? 3. would it be ok to use your bathroom? Efshar lihistamesh...

Hebrew Language: hebrew, modern hebrew, english sentence
modern hebrew, english sentence, preposition: Dear Ab, Modern Hebrew constructs sentences very similarly to English, except that adjectives in Hebrew come after the nouns they describe and that it is nearly impossible in Hebrew to end a sentence with a preposition. So if you have an English sentence...

Hebrew Language: hebrew, atta, verbs
atta, verbs, hebrew: you re right about the first sentence. the word osheh is only used as an active verb. when you are doing something specific - as in doing homework or i do a lot during the day and in the example you gave me there are actually 2 verbs 1. to take out 2....

Hebrew Language: hebrew, modern hebrew, cossi
modern hebrew, cossi, definite article: the rule of shulchani vs. shulchan sheli applies to any word in hebrew. You add the i (ee) sound to the end of the word. A few examples: my glass = cossi or cos sheli my teacher = mori or moreh sheli. When we use the version of the word + sheli in hebrew,...

Hebrew Language: hebrew, modern hebrew, tamid
modern hebrew, tamid, aiden: Dear Jeff, 1. Tamid adds description to the action of the sentence, not the subject ( I ), so it belongs with the subject. You can however use tamid before or after the verb koneh. 2. You can put koneh before Ani. This is legal but not in common use...

Hebrew Language: hebrew, basafa, hebrew letters
basafa, hebrew letters, laga: Dear Jeff, I can t send Hebrew letters here. All I can do is transliterate. hatzipor afa me al habayit. He achim tasu bamatos vikim at hitnagshu ba tzipor. Nisu latus min hatzipor bli laga at bah. Hitzlichu. Ani holech al hamadregot al hakarka. Lamadti...

Hebrew Language: hebrew to english translation, hebrew to english translation, hebrew to english
hebrew to english translation, hebrew to english, phrases: Hi Mary, The phrase is either meaningless or else it requires a proper name to follow it. It seems to combine two other phrases - Baruch haBa ( welcome, as in welcome to my home ) and Baruch haShem ( Thank God ). As you present the phrase, it literally...

Hebrew Language: hebrew language, hebrew words, hebrew language
hebrew words, hebrew language, dalet: Dear Fletcher, It is very difficult for me to understand what your problem is. Your English is not only bad, it s incoherent and I get the feeling that you are possibly stoned out of your mind. Aren t there any farm animals in your area that you could...

Hebrew Language: hebrew name, hebrew letters, hebrew name
hebrew letters, hebrew name, hebrew names: Dear Ms. Stone, Congratulations on your son s upcoming marriage! David Adam are most likely his Hebrew names also. They are spelled: Daled-Vav-Daled Alef-Daled-MemSofit. I am unable to send Hebrew letters through this site, but an Internet search...

Hebrew Language: hebrew name, hebrew name, dear marilyn
hebrew name, dear marilyn, marriage certificate: Dear Marilyn, Finding a Hebrew name involves deciding whether to find a name with a similar meaning or similar sound. Todd, which according to babynames.com means fox would be similar in meaning to Zev (wolf), and similar in sound to Tuvia(h) or Tal (which...

Hebrew Language: hebrew name, hebrew name, king of judah
hebrew name, king of judah, interfaith weddings: Hi Gerry, There is a Biblical name which is very similar to William. The name is Billam (pronounced Bill Ahm) but it is not used at all as a contemporary name. If Justin decides to use it, he will no doubt be the only Billam in the world. :-) Gadd...

Hebrew Language: hebrew name translations, hebrew name, jacob son
hebrew name, jacob son, yakov: Jacob the son of Robert would likely be, as you wrote, Yaakov ben Re uven. You can see these three words written in Hebrew at the following URLs: http://www.my-hebrew-name.com/view.cgi?image=yaakov.gif&name=jacob&id=22279 http://www.my-hebrew-name.com/view.cgi?image=ben.gif&name=ben&id=2718...

Hebrew Language: hebrew name, hebrew name, son of noah
hebrew name, son of noah, japheth: Dear Jeff, This was a challenging question. You see, when looking for a Hebrew equivalent for a name, one must determine whether to find a name closest in sound to the non-Hebrew name, or closest in meaning. Closest in sound for Jeff would be Yafet (spelled...

Hebrew Language: hebrew names, hebrew names, qof
hebrew names, qof, gaddy: Hi Cortney, Are you inquiring about the spelling of your name in Hebrew? If so, the spelling is: Cortney - Qof Vav Resh Tet Nun Yod קורטני Shay = Samekh Yod שי Brown = Bet Resh Aleph Vav Nun-sofit....

Hebrew Language: hebrew names, hebrew names, hebrew name
hebrew names, hebrew name, mountain of god: Dear Debbie, Firstly, congratulations on your growing family! Secondly, I don t know of any Web sites that can translate names to Hebrew. I can try to help with translations. Important question though whether you want to translate the sound of the name,...

Hebrew Language: hebrew, old testament, creation story, old testament
creation story, old testament, boker: Dear Pam, The words used in the Bible for the Creation story are literally evening (erev) and morning (boker). Whether there are any additional inferences or not is beyond my experiences, and would be better referred to a religion Expert. All the best...

Hebrew Language: hebrew phrase, gaddy, wedding band
gaddy, wedding band, hebrew: Hi Sarah, The phrase is Eamkha tahmeed, עימך תמיד Eamkha is spelled Ayin Yod Mem Kaf-sofit, ע י מ ך Tahmeed is spelled Tav Mem Yod Dalet, ת מ י ד ...

Hebrew Language: hebrew phrase: yeheeyeh besider, watchmen, aiden
watchmen, aiden, vowels: Dear Ms. Zier, Because of its vowels in Hebrew, I would spell that phrase as Yihyeh Biseder (it will be alright). Other phrases might be Yihyeh Tov (It will be good) or Al tidag / Al Tidagi (Don t Worry to a man/to a woman). A despondent phrase would...

Hebrew Language: hebrew pronunciation, hebrew pronunciation, hebrew names
hebrew pronunciation, hebrew names, there some sort: Dear Irea Sarfi, It s tough to tell you an exact rule since people have many ways to transliterate Hebrew names in English letters. Most Hebrew names though stress the second to last syllable. So Effraim would be pronounced Eff-RA-im. I d be happy to assist...

Hebrew Language: hebrew question, survey of the new testament, koine
survey of the new testament, koine, gaddy: Hi Deborah, I am not a Greek expert, but a similar word - Koine - is the Greek dialect in which the New Testament was written 1900 years ago. Interestingly enough, Koine was the low class Greek and was quite different from literary Greek. All the best,...

Hebrew Language: hebrew spelling, hebrew alphabet, hebrew letters
hebrew alphabet, hebrew letters, stephen isaac: Dear Stephen, Isaac in Hebrew is Yitzchak and is spelled with the letters Yud-Tzadik-Chet-Kuf. I am unable to send Hebrew letters through this service but a web search at a site such as hebrew.about.com or www.jewfaq.org for the alefbet, the Hebrew alphabet,...

Hebrew Language: hebrew spelling of, hebrew name, hi lauren
hebrew name, hi lauren, proper spelling: Hi Lauren, Bellow you will find a few different suggestions. One is for Velvel, the second is for Wolf (Velvel is a Yiddish diminutive for Wolf) and the third is for Ze ev, which is Wolf translated to Hebrew. Velvel is spelled Vav Vav Lamed Vav Vav Lamed,...

Hebrew Language: hebrew spelling, hebrew alefbet, hebrew names
hebrew alefbet, hebrew names, hebrew letters: Dear Debbie, I am unable to send Hebrew letters through this site, but can spell them for you. A web search on the Hebrew alefbet should quickly turn up letter charts. Ita Chaia is spelled Alef-Yud-Tet-Heh Chet-Yud-Heh Dana Hinda is spelled Daled-Nun-Heh...

Hebrew Language: hebrew tattoo, hebrew fonts, qof
hebrew fonts, qof, aleph: Dear Faith, Since this site does not use Hebrew fonts, here s what we ll do: 1. Hebrew is written from right to left. 2. Christ uses the letters HET YOD SHIN MEM (MSIH) 3. Love uses the letters HEH BET HEH ALEPH (AHBH) 4. Respect uses...

Hebrew Language: hebrew text, hebrew text, hebrew language
hebrew text, hebrew language, english hebrew: Hi Dylan, I am not aware of any site that will allow you to translate full sentences or phrases. The sentence you are looking for is: Tamid ezkercha, mal achi - תמיד אזכרך, מלאכי...

Hebrew Language: hebrew translation, hebrew fonts, hebrew translation
hebrew fonts, hebrew translation, living without regret: Hi Alison, Alison (Aleph Lamed Yod Samekh Vav Nun-sofit) looks like this in Hebrew: אליסון Living without regret is Khaya mibli lehitkharet (see below): חיה מבלי...

Hebrew Language: hebrew translation, hebrew translation, hebrew name
hebrew translation, hebrew name, gaddy: Hi, Janine has evolved from the feminine form of John . John is the anglicized form of the Hebrew name Yohannan, so in a way, you already have a Hebrew name... The Hebrew feminine versions of Yohannan are Hannah and Yohanna. All the best, ...

Hebrew Language: A hebrew translation for my little brother, hebrew translation, throat clearing
hebrew translation, throat clearing, time man: Languages will often not correlate when translated. A lot depends on cultures and how isolated each language was from another during its evolution. Brothers in Hebrew is Achim with the ch the harsh throat-clearing sound known in Hebrew and German for...

Hebrew Language: hebrew translation, hebrew translation, true translation
hebrew translation, true translation, faith hope: Hi Nicole, Just like the Eskimos have 400 different words to describe snow, Hebrew has more than just one word for each of the words you want translated into Hebrew. My top picks are: Faith = Emunah (Aleph Mem Vav Nun Heh) Hope = Tikvah (Tav Yod Qof...

Hebrew Language: hebrew verbs, 501 hebrew verbs, third person singular
501 hebrew verbs, third person singular, practice hebrew: Dear David, It s essentially practice, practice, practice. Hebrew verbs belong to one of seven possible cases, each having variations on the verb to account for time (past, present, future), person (i, you, they, etc), gender, number. There are patterns...

Hebrew Language: hebrew word, orthodox circles, hebrew word
orthodox circles, hebrew word, religious rulings: Hi Robert, I assume you re referring to Smeekha , ordination. In ultra-Orthodox circles, a rabbi s reputation is based on who ordained him. The Yeshiva (theological seminary) he went to is not important at all - what s important is how esteemed is the...

Hebrew Language: hebrew, curious collection, otah
curious collection, otah, sheli: Dear Abraham, This is a curious collection of phrases. Are you doing a research project? 1. Habayit hayafeh Nofel biglal sreyfah 2. himachberet hazot sheli ki kibalti otah kimatanah 3. michivan shenifgati mee kadur anu lo yachol lihamshich laavod ...

Hebrew Language: Could you help me out?, ayin, gaddy
ayin, gaddy, second word: Hi, In a roundabout way, perhaps. El Ro ee can be written in Hebrew with either an Aleph or Ayin in the second word. With Aleph, you get God who sees me . With Ayin, it becomes God who is my shepherd meaning that I am God s lamb, and obviously beloved...

Hebrew Language: Image / be-tzelem III, hebrew dictionary, english ghosts
hebrew dictionary, english ghosts, biblical hebrew: Eliezer, Your confusion is caused by misunderstanding the structure of Hebrew roots. Just because some assorted verbs and nouns share the same root does not mean that they also share the same meaning. For your question, the answer is that tzellem is...

Hebrew Language: Ireland?, unisex name, earth folks
unisex name, earth folks, bar mitzvah: Dear Danny, I m actually asked this a lot. I m not Irish, but absolutely do not mind people thinking I am. I find the Iris to be great down-to-earth folks that have contributed a lot to American society. Aiden, a Hebrew unisex name, actually comes from...

Hebrew Language: Isaiah 30, interlinear bible, exact method
interlinear bible, exact method, biblical interpretation: The Hebrew for smashing is the root Shin-Vet-Resh, which is to break, and reads Which suddenly by surprise will come its breaking. And its breaking will be ask the breaking of... Biblical interpretation is beyond the scope of my volunteering here on...

Hebrew Language: Isaiah 52:14, target audience, testament 1
target audience, testament 1, lingua franca: That movie really did prompt people to look into the historical Jesus, seeing that there may be reference as far back as the Old Testament. 1. Isaiah was written in Hebrew. 2. With the Bible full of semantic, syntactic issues, as well as plays on words...

Hebrew Language: Isaiah 9:5, isaiah 9, hebrew verb
isaiah 9, hebrew verb, many different ways: Dear Mr. Watts, For the passage in Isaiah, the simplest way to read the end of the verse is wonder, counselor, God, mighty, father of eternity, prince of peace. This is the most easily justifiable grammatically. For the passage in Zechariah I offer...

Hebrew Language: Ishah, hebrew dictionaries, biblical hebrew
hebrew dictionaries, biblical hebrew, hebrew text: Hi TJ, That interpretation is a stretch, but it s possible! The original says l ishah ( to a woman ) spelled Lamed Aleph Yod Shin Heh. Now, remove the Aleph, and the resulting word is Lisha, kneading . Kneading, of course, is related to soft . Interesting!...

Hebrew Language: JAMES VS. JACOB, king james bible, origin of the name
king james bible, origin of the name, aiden: Dear Mr. Sylvester, The names James and Jacob are indeed the same when referring to the Biblical characters. It is believed that the translators of the King James Bible replaced the name Jacob with James in honor of the king. All other languages preserve...

Hebrew Language: A Jewish Proverb, jewish proverb, latin letters
jewish proverb, latin letters, rabbi: I have to admit I am unfamiliar with the proverb you are referring to. covered in the dust of my Rabbi in Hebrew is mekhusa beAvak Rabbi , מ כ ו ס ה ב א ב ק ר ב י Gadd...

Hebrew Language: Jews and the name of God, haselden, name of god
haselden, name of god, word of god: Dear Ms. Haselden, Jews do not write out the full word of God out of respect and fear of sin. It is forbidden for Jews to erase or destroy the name. They write a word that isn t exactly His name so that if something happens, no blasphemy has occurred....

Hebrew Language: Jidden Jidden!, mordechai ben david, hebrew name
mordechai ben david, hebrew name, yiddish word: Dear Mr. White, I am not familiar with that song, but do know about the word. The word is Yid , a Yiddish word derived from the German Jude (with the J having the Y sound), which means Jew. It comes from the Hebrew name for Judah, Yehudah, which is...

Hebrew Language: jewish/yiddish family names, yiddish name, german jews
yiddish name, german jews, light man: Hi Phil, Leichtmann is definitely a possibility, as well as Lichtmann. Leichtmann is literally light-man, the opposite of Grossman. A similar name is Leitzmann. All of these names are common both among German gentiles and German Jews. The Yiddish name...

Hebrew Language: King Solomon, king solomon, naming a baby
king solomon, naming a baby, jewish tradition: The Bible, as it recounts this story in 1 Kings 3:16-28, does not mention the name of the baby. Jewish tradition does not allow for naming a baby boy until his circumcision, so if the two ladies had gone to see Solomon between days 4 and 8 (the second...

Hebrew Language: I Kings 11:19-20, egyptian queen, egyptian woman
egyptian queen, egyptian woman, gaddy: Hi Garry, 1. The name is Egyptian, and not Hebrew. According to Strong s Dictionary, it means An Egyptian woman . 2. I don t see any indication as to her popularity. 3. I doubt the Jews knew her. 4. She was the Queen. 5. The city mentioned...

Hebrew Language: L'hikatev in the future tense, 501 hebrew verbs, shana tova
501 hebrew verbs, shana tova, hebrew phrases: They re both correct. Hebrew leaves a lot of leeway for traditional and Rabbinical usage of the language in addition to the more modern applicaion of grammatical rules. Rabbinic Hebrew phrases came from different parts of the world where Hebrew evolved differently....

Hebrew Language: Language change, hebrew scriptures, modern hebrew
hebrew scriptures, modern hebrew, biblical hebrew: Dear Reg, Biblical Hebrew is essentially the same as modern Hebrew with some changes. Modern Hebrew is more standardized and has stricter rules, uses certain letters as quasi-vowels, and allows for easier incorporation of modern terms and internationalized...

Hebrew Language: Lead and Follow, accurate translations, modern hebrew
accurate translations, modern hebrew, hebrew words: Hi Tyler, There are quite a few Hebrew words for a Leader, and Nagid is certainly one of them, although its usage has changed over time. In modern Hebrew usage, Nagid is the title of the head of the Bank of Israel, and is not used in any other connotation....

Hebrew Language: Learning Hebrew, hebrew classes, immersion courses
hebrew classes, immersion courses, learning hebrew: Hi Zac, In Los Angeles, where I live, many colleges and junior colleges offer Hebrew classes, as do synagogues. I am not familiar with the various teaching methods, but I know that in Israel they use a total immersion courses which seem to be very effective....

Hebrew Language: Learning Hebrew, conservative rabbis, reform rabbis
conservative rabbis, reform rabbis, learning hebrew: Hi Jen, Orthodox and Conservative rabbis usually require the ability to read Hebrew, because the portion of the Torah you read on your Bat-Mitzvah is in Hebrew. I doubt that any of them would require you to master the language, as most of their congregants...

Hebrew Language: Lev 23:5, complete jewish bible, jewish community center
complete jewish bible, jewish community center, hebrew word: Dear Mr. Johnson, The phrase in that verse is Ben Ha arbayim and literally means between the two evenings. How that is interpreted religiously is a matter of debate. There are three possibilities though: a) since Biblical days began the previous evening,...

Hebrew Language: The LORD's Love and Hate, soul hateth, prophet jeremiah
soul hateth, prophet jeremiah, jeremiah 31: Hi Kevin, Jeremiah 31:3 is a bit problematic. Most English translations insert a word which is not there, saying , to imply that God is saying it to Jeremiah. But that word does not appear in the original text, and a casual reading of 31:3 will lead a...

Hebrew Language: About the language, pirogi, dear ryan
pirogi, dear ryan, knish: Dear Ryan Ellis, Not knowing the movie or the seen, I can only guess the closest word would be knish, which refers to a kind of pastry that is stuffed with potato, cheese, or other kinds of fillings, similar to a pirogi or a wonton, but baked. If this...

Hebrew Language: language, neural connections, religious language
neural connections, religious language, word usage: Dear Sue, Learning a new language is very advantageous. It allows one to see the world from the perspective of a different culture, thereby allowing one to have a better understanding of the human race and the diverse histories each race has and how those...

Hebrew Language: language, transliteration methods, hebrew meaning
transliteration methods, hebrew meaning, hebrew words: Dear Mr. Perry, It s tough to determine Hebrew words when written with English letters, since transliteration methods differ (what letters are used for which Hebrew sounds, how to signify word stresses), and since I don t have a context for words that are...

Hebrew Language: How can I learn Hebrew in an Arab country ?, arabic speakers, hebrew books
arabic speakers, hebrew books, peaceful terms: Dear Marwan, How wonderful it was to read your question. Not only are there similarities in language between Hebrew and Arabic, the people are similar, and the blood between the two peoples have been mixed throughout the ages. Hebrews have married Arabs,...

Hebrew Language: The lexicography of the shoresh gimel-alef-lamed, shoresh, lexicography
shoresh, lexicography, pesach: Dear Carol, The word for desecration or disgust is spelled gimel ayin lamed, not gimel alef lamed. Regarding the root gimel alef lamed, there are no other words that I know of except for redemption and its associated verbs. Ge ulah - redemption Go...

Hebrew Language: I would love to learn Hebrew., conservative synagogues, dummies book
conservative synagogues, dummies book, modern hebrew: Dear Ms. Conti, Modern Hebrew for Beginners: A Multimedia Program by Esther Raizin received smoe rally good reviews. Hebrew for Dummies book is okay. If you re looking for a classroom experience, contact local reform or conservative synagogues and ask...

Hebrew Language: Massoretic text, massorah, jewish tradition
massorah, jewish tradition, masoretic text: By definition, the masoretic text is only in Hebrew and Aramaic, so it is limited to the old testament. Masorah means tradition, so if your question is which of the texts (old or new testaments) comprises the Jewish tradition, most rabbis will say only the...

Hebrew Language: Milk and meat, kosher dietary laws, rabbinic interpretations
kosher dietary laws, rabbinic interpretations, edward rothstein: Hi Dave, When the Halacha was first codified in the 1st century, there were many arguments over the interpretation of Biblical prohibitions. Those who followed Hillel haNassi (followers were known as the House of Hillel ) used liberal interpretations,...

Hebrew Language: Modern Hebrew, hebrew pronunciation, modern hebrew
hebrew pronunciation, modern hebrew, consistent spelling: Dear Bev, The following is from www.ancient-hebrew.org, and is a good summary of the vowels: Around 700 CE (AD) the Masorites wanted to standardize Hebrew pronunciation and made all 22 letters consonants only and added dots and dashes above and below...

Hebrew Language: what does this mean?, jewish prayers, asani
jewish prayers, asani, morning prayer: Hi Roland, The word Asani appears in many Jewish prayers and means you who made me . In a famous morning prayer the man says thank you God for not making me a woman and it is possible that your phrase means that. (part of the phrase seems to be in Italian,...

Hebrew Language: meaning of my name, hebrew alefbet, hebrew name
hebrew alefbet, hebrew name, binah: A Hebrew name is determined by your choice of a name that is closest in sound or meaning to your non-Hebrew name. Closest in sound to Bonnie is Binah, which means understanding, spelled Bet-Yud-Nun-Heh. Closest in meaning is Yafah which means beautiful and...

Hebrew Language: meaning of the name, hebrew name, unisex name
hebrew name, unisex name, transliteration: Dear Susan, Thank you for the compliments on my name. It is indeed Hebrew. It is a truer transliteration of the name/place Eden, as in the garden. In English, the E in Eden is typically pronounced as a long E (ee), but should be read as a short e which...

Hebrew Language: meaning of names in Hebrew, liana vine, hebrew meaning
liana vine, hebrew meaning, hebrew name: Hi Cheryl, Hemda means also Beloved,and also Beloved by God. As to Johnson, you could put a religious twist on the name as well, since John the Baptist s name in Hebrew was Yohanan haMatbil, you could interpret Ben-Yohanan to mean a member of John s group...

Hebrew Language: meaning of a word, sourses, word christ
sourses, word christ, sourse: Christ is a English/Cristian name, I don t Juduiasm, would be the sourse for it. As for Hebrew, there is no meaning for the name. Good luck, I am sure there are programs who explain the sourses/ or meaning of different names.. let me know if I can help...

Hebrew Language: how does my mother's English name translate into Hebrew?, hebrew name, memorial plaque
hebrew name, memorial plaque, grace and mercy: Dear Ms. Sherman, Anna Ruth in Hebrew is Chanah Ruth, and is a beautiful combination of names that mean grace and mercy. You can see each name written in Hebrew at the following links. The letters used are Chet-Nun-Heh (for Chanah) and Resh-Vav-Tav (for...

Hebrew Language: NAME TRANSLATION, hebrew name, name translation
hebrew name, name translation, channa: Hi Courtney, Sometimes there is a Hebrew equivalent to an American name. For instance, Pearl means Penninah in Hebrew, so here the translation would be easy. In addition, many American names are really Hebrew: Elizabeth is Eliseva, Jonathan is Yonatan,...

Hebrew Language: NAME TRANSLATION, arik einstein, old norse
arik einstein, old norse, hebrew names: Dear Mr. Brodell, When searching for a Hebrew equivalent name, it s important to decide if you re looking for a name with a similar meaning, or a name with a similar sound. Similar Meaning: Eric apparently comes from Old Norse and means eternal ruler...

Hebrew Language: NAME, hebrew letters, hebrew word
hebrew letters, hebrew word, jewfaq: Dear Orit, Your name, which comes from the Hebrew word for light Or, is spelled in Hebrew Alef-Vav-Resh-Yud-Tav. I am unable to send Hebrew letters through AllExperts, but a search at a Jewish site such as Hebrew.About.com or JewFaq.org should return a...

Hebrew Language: Name and Bohemian Jews, hebrew name, family searches
hebrew name, family searches, familysearch: Hi Randall, My computer runs in bi-lingual mode, Hebrew and English, and I can use my keyboard to type in Hebrew. I typed krulik (Qof Resh Vav Lamed Yod Qof) into Google. If you have a Hebrew font, you should be able to see the word below (otherwise...

Hebrew Language: Name defination, hebrew origin, hebrew language
hebrew origin, hebrew language, celtic origin: Dear Bryan, Im afraid that neither your nor your wife s names are of Hebrew origin or have a direct Hebrew equivalent. According to babynames.com, your name Bryan is of Celtic origin and means the strong , and Traci is of English origin and means brave...

Hebrew Language: Name Pronunciation, modern hebrew, eitan
modern hebrew, eitan, mr barr: Dear Tammi, Congratulations on your upcoming joy! Ethan and Eitan are the same name, with Eitan being a modern Israeli pronunciation. The letter Tav in Hebrew is the TH sound in ancient writings but T in modern Hebrew. Eitan is pronounced Ay-tonn....

Hebrew Language: Name pronunciation, yiddish name, hebrew name
yiddish name, hebrew name, name pronunciation: Marnina is not a Hebrew name, and I am not familiar with it. If you provide a source I will gladly look into it. Breindel is a Yiddish name that means Brunette. It is pronounced either Brayndl or Brine-dl. Rena is Hebrew and means gladness. It is pronounced...

Hebrew Language: Name spelling, hebrew alefbet, hebrew letters
hebrew alefbet, hebrew letters, ancient hebrew: Dear Mr. Hefner, Congratulations on the upcoming birth of your son! I cannot send Hebrew letters through AllExperts, but the Hebrew alefbet is pretty easily found with a web search. Caleb (pronounced Kalev in Hebrew) is spelled using the Hebrew letters...

Hebrew Language: Name Translation, stephanie lang, hebrew name
stephanie lang, hebrew name, tsila: Dear Ms. Lang, There are three ways of finding a Hebrew name for someone: finding a name with the closest meaning, finding a name with the closest sound, or finding a name that describes a characteristic about the person. According to BabyNames.com, the...

Hebrew Language: Name translation, hebrew letters, name translation
hebrew letters, name translation, peh: Christopher is spelled Qof Resh Yod Samekh Tet Vav Peh Resh, ק ר י ס ט ו פ ר Christopher: ק ר י ס ט ו פ ר Angelina: א נ ג...

Hebrew Language: Name translation/meaning, hebrew name, name translation
hebrew name, name translation, name phineas: Dear Fatima, I have not been able to find a useful translation of the name, originally Pinchas in Hebrew. Some sources say it means mouth of brass (from Peh Nichoshet). After looking into this I can comfortable put forth a theory that the name is a...

Hebrew Language: Name translation, hebrew characters, name translation
hebrew characters, name translation, qof: Let s try, Nel! Nel is spelled Nun Lamed, נ ל Wenceslao = Vav Vav Nun Tzadi Samekh Lamed Aleph Vav, ו ו נ צ ס ל א ו Gerson = Gimmel Resh Samekh Vav Nun-sofit, ג ר ס...

Hebrew Language: Name, bat mitzvah invitations, hebrew name
bat mitzvah invitations, hebrew name, hebrew letters: Dear Gary, You can see the names in Hebrew at the following web addresses: Chava, spelled with the letters Chet-Vav-Heh at http://www.my-hebrew-name.com/view.cgi?image=chava.gif&name=chava&id=4460 Seema, spelled with the letters Samech-Yud-Mem-Heh...

Hebrew Language: Names, hebrew name, alefbet
hebrew name, alefbet, bodenheimer: Gunther Jacob would be spelled in Hebrew as Gunter Yakov, and written with the following letters. A web search for the alefbet will return what the letters look like, and remember to write right-to-left. Gimel-Vav-Nun-Tav-Resh Yud-Ayin-Kuf-Vet Regards,...

Hebrew Language: Names?, gaddy, resh
gaddy, resh, 1492: Sure. Kara is spelled Qof Aleph Resh Heh, קארה NeoLonii is Nun Aleph Vav Lamed Vav Nun Yod Yod, נאולוניי Shannon is Shin Aleph Nun Vav Nun-sofit, שאנון...

Hebrew Language: The Names of God, exodus 3, hebrew name
exodus 3, hebrew name, names of god: Hi Ryan, The English equivalent to the four letters is YHWH, commonly pronounced Yahweh (in the U.S.) or Yehovah (in Israel). It is considered to be the holiest of God s names, so holy, in fact, that most Jews don t pronounce it when they encounter it...

Hebrew Language: Names in Hebrew, hebrew letters, dalet
hebrew letters, dalet, 2 names: Hi Christine, Since allexperts.com does not provide us with Hebrew fonts, I can only give you the spellings. For actual depictions of the Hebrew letters, there are many sites on the internet that do that. Remember, Hebrew is written from right to left....

Hebrew Language: Names in Hebrew, hebrew alefbet, rest of your life
hebrew alefbet, rest of your life, fiancee: Dear Melissa, Your name in Hebrew is spelled with the letters Mem-Lamed-Yud-Samech-Heh. Your husband-to-be s name in Hebrew is Yirmiyahu and is spelled Yud-Resh-Mem-Yud-Heh-Vav. A web search for the Hebrew alefbet will easily return letter charts. remember...

Hebrew Language: Names written and pronounced in Hebrew, hebrew courses, joshua 6
hebrew courses, joshua 6, hebrew font: Hi Heather, Of the names on the list, Daniel, Joshua and David are Hebrew names, although they are pronounced somewhat differently in Hebrew, as shown below: 1. Daniel = Dahnny El. 2. Joshua = Yeho shua. 3. David = Dah veed. The rest of the names,...

Hebrew Language: Names, hebrew letters, alephbet
hebrew letters, alephbet, jsource: Dear Jason, Hanah in Hebrew is Chanah and means grace. The 3 Hebrew letters that spell her name are Chet Nun Heh. Remember that Hebrew is written right to left so on paper they would be Heh Nun Chet. You can see the Hebrew letters at http://www.us-israel.org/jsource/Judaism/alephbet.html....

Hebrew Language: Need your advice on additional names, neshoma, neshama
neshoma, neshama, hebrew word: Hi Alan! it all sounds good! you found plenty of names which can fit very well! As for Ayin Tov/ Tov Ayin/ Ayin Tova; the propper correct way is Ayin Tova. Since we use female language in Hebrew to describe eyes. As for the meaning of it- I think you found...

Hebrew Language: Need some help for the Ketubah, ayin, father of the bride
ayin, father of the bride, mother of the bride: Dear Mr. Rosenberg, Congratulations on the upcoming marriage of your children. The names Etta Bayleh and Velvel are Yiddish, so their spelling will follow Yiddish usage of Hebrew, which allow for letters to function as vowels, and have standardized diphthongs....

Hebrew Language: What does Nephilim mean?, atbash cipher, hebrew words
atbash cipher, hebrew words, hebrew word: Dear Chris, The word nephilim is from the root nun-peh-lamed, which means to fall. The meaning of the word nephilim, at its simplest interpretation, is the fallen ones or the fallible ones. There have been supernatural identities given to the nephilim....

Hebrew Language: Numbers, hebrew calander, calander year
hebrew calander, calander year, traditional hebrew: Dear Ms. Ervin, Traditional Hebrew uses the Hebrew letters of the alphabet as numbers, similar to the codes we wrote as kids using numbers for letters but in reverse. What you are most likely referring to is the practice of the Lubavitch (or Chabad)...

Hebrew Language: Numerical Values of alphabet, female tennis players, top female tennis players
female tennis players, top female tennis players, hebrew alphabet: Hi Dawne, The Wikipedia has an excellent discussion of the Hebrew alphabet and one of the tables gives the numeric values of the characters. You can find it at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hebrew_alphabet All the best, Gaddy By the way, Dawne,...

Hebrew Language: my name, vav, aiden
vav, aiden, brilliance: Dear Robin, According to babynames.com, your name means brilliance so the nearest Hebrew equivalent in meaning would be Zivah which also means brilliance and is a girl s name, spelled Zayin-Yud-Vav-Heh. The name Robin is spelled in Hebrew as Resh-Vav-Bet-Yud-NunSofit....

Hebrew Language: my name, hebrew name, jews
hebrew name, jews: I see that people often ask about this name in the section. You have to understand that Not all the names can be transaleted. Before I can answer this; A. is there a MEANING to your name? B. Are you aware of any Hebrew name you were given? jews often have...

Hebrew Language: my name, hebrew pronunciation, jewish origins
hebrew pronunciation, jewish origins, gaddy: Hi Lamonza, Lamonza = ל מ ו נ ז ה Cortez = ק ו ר ט ז Prayer = פ ר יי ר I m afraid your name does not have any Jewish origins. The Hebrew spelling...

Hebrew Language: name, tetragrammaton yhwh, question thanks
tetragrammaton yhwh, question thanks, hi mike: Mike, In Biblical times it was common in the Middle East to give boys names in which either the first part or the last part of the name would reference the local deity. Take the name meaning God has given me : The verb is hanan . You can add iah as...

Hebrew Language: The name Barr, berres, maiden name
berres, maiden name, wildflowers: Yes, my last name is Hebrew, though the word apparently exists in many languages. In Hebrew it means son but also means of the wild as in wildflowers. Who knows? Perhaps we re all connected somehow. The beauty of our human race is one never knows. Regards,...

Hebrew Language: My name and grandaughters' name in Hebrew, toda raba, phonetic sound
toda raba, phonetic sound, phonetic language: Hi Jere, Yes. Since Hebrew is a phonetic language and spelling (with very few exceptions) is based on the phonetic sound of the word, all similar-sounding words would be spelled the same. Thus Jere, Jerry and Gerry would be spelled the same way, and so...

Hebrew Language: My name in Hebrew, bible genesis, hebrew name
bible genesis, hebrew name, genesis 11: Hi, The problem with Isca is that it appears only once in the Bible (Genesis 11:29), and that there is no Hebrew word which is even remotely related to it. Biblical linguists, in such cases, have to speculate as to the origins or the meaning of the name....

Hebrew Language: My name in hebrew, german ch, lamech
german ch, lamech, vav: Dear Juan, If your name is pronounced with the hard, guttural J (like the German CH), then your name is spelled in Hebrew with the letters Het-Vav-Alef-NunSofit and your last name is spelled Samech-Lamed-Daled-Yud-Bet-Resh. Walther would be written as...

Hebrew Language: name in hebrew, hebrew name, throat clearing
hebrew name, throat clearing, greek name: Stephen does not have a direct Hebrew equivalent or a name similar in sound. According to BabyNames.com it means crowned one . If you are looking for a Hebrew name based on meaning, it could be any Hebrew name incorporating king perhaps. The new testament...

Hebrew Language: my name in hebrew, hebrew name, liora
hebrew name, liora, pine tree: Dear Ms. Ewens, There are two ways to find a Hebrew equivalent of a non-Hebrew name that is not Hebrew derived: 1)find a Hebrew name closest in sound, or 2)find a Hebrew name closest in meaning. 1)Closest in sound: the closest sounding Hebrew girl s...

Hebrew Language: My name in Ivrit, saul of tarsus, hebrew names
saul of tarsus, hebrew names, vav: Shalom Paul, Neither Paul nor Anthony are Hebrew names. Paul (as in St. Paul) was the adopted name of Saul of Tarsus. Paul is spelled Peh Vav Lamed () and Anthony is spelled Aleph Nun Tav Vav Nun Yod (). The pronunciation for ...

Hebrew Language: name pronunciation, stressed syllable, hebrew names
stressed syllable, hebrew names, feminine version: Dear Angie, Congratulations! Michaela is a female version of the name Michael. It is pronounced as mee-cha-ELLa, with the ch being the harch throat sound that Hebrew, German and some other languages are known for. Stressed syllable in capital letters....

Hebrew Language: name pronunciation, girls name, nisa
girls name, nisa, name pronunciation: Dear Phaedra, Thanks for the compliments on my name. I recently learned that Aiden (and its variations such as Aidan) is in the top 40 of new baby names in the US. Miracle in Hebrew is Ness, but is in the masculine form. To use the name for a girl, it...

Hebrew Language: name pronunciation, dear margo, hebrew letters
dear margo, hebrew letters, hebrew name: Dear Margo, Nisa does rhyme with Lisa. Nesya is pronounced Ness Yah, and the spelling of Nesiah would work as well. Since the original is in Hebrew letters, it becomes a matter of personal choice how to spell it in ENglish, Nesya, Nessyah, Nesiah, etc....

Hebrew Language: name pronunciation, pet zebra, zebra danio
pet zebra, zebra danio, hebrew origin: Dear Lauren, Zahir is a nice name. It s hard to find non-Israelis with the ear for Hebrew words and names. Zahir does mean brilliant, in terms of emanating light not in terms of being intelligent. It is pronounced zaHEER with the emphasis on the second...

Hebrew Language: name translation, hebrew teacher, dear angel
hebrew teacher, dear angel, name translation: Dear Angel, Anug in Hebrew means soft, delicate or refined, so Anug El means either Delicate one of God or that God is soft, delicate, refined. The first or second meaning is based on the intentions of the one who gave the name, so I cannot tell you which...

Hebrew Language: name translation, hebrew version, name translation
hebrew version, name translation, hi amy: Hi Amy, What you ve given me is the Yiddish pronunciation of your mom s name, which in Hebrew is pronounced as Sarah Bloomah. The spelling is: Sarah: Shin Resh Heh, ש ר ה Bloomah: Bet Lamed Vav Mem Heh, ב ל ו...

Hebrew Language: name translation, hebrew name, name translation
hebrew name, name translation, nechama: Dear Nicole, There are two ways of finding one s Hebrew name: find a name with a similar meaning or similar sound. Your name, according to Parenthood.com, means people s victory . That would most likely correspond to the Hebrew name of Gvirah which...

Hebrew Language: my name written in hebrew, hebrew letters, hebrew name
hebrew letters, hebrew name, hebrew language: Dear Jessica, I am unable to send Hebrew through this website, but I can let you know which Hebrew letters you need: Aleph-Mem-Resh-Yud-Samech You can see the alphabet at www.jewfaq.org/alephbet.htm . Remember that Hebrew is written right-to-left,...

Hebrew Language: My name, hebrew alphabet, hebrew letters
hebrew alphabet, hebrew letters, alefbet: Dear Michael, Your name in Hebrew is written with the letters Mem-Yud-Chaf-Alef-Lamed. I am unable to send Hebrew letters through this website, but a web search for the alefbet (the Hebrew alphabet) should quickly return a chart of letters. Remember...

Hebrew Language: names for Jehovah, jehovah jirah, jehovah jehovah
jehovah jirah, jehovah jehovah, jehovah nissi: Dear Mr. Kinman, There are many verses where God uses His name of Jehovah with a noun as His name. I don t know the Bible by heart, but here are some off the top of my head: Jehovah yir eh as you mentioned (Jehoved will provide) Jehovah Nissi (Jehovah...

Hebrew Language: names, yod, qof
yod, qof, gaddy: Hi Courtney, Your name is spelled (from right to left) Qof Vav Resh Tet Nun Yod, and it looks like this: ק ו ר ט נ י Zachariah is spelled Zayin Kaf Resh Yod Heh ז כ ר י ה All the...

Hebrew Language: I need help, hebrew fonts, 2 corinthians
hebrew fonts, 2 corinthians, gaddy: This passage from 2 Corinthians 5:7 is best translated into Hebrew as Emunatenu Darkenu, Velo Eineinu . In Hebrew, it looks like this (you need Hebrew fonts): אמונתנו דרכנו, ולא...

Hebrew Language: need to sign a ketubah in ivrit, hebrew name, ketubah
hebrew name, ketubah, avram: Hi Peter, Usually, that is not a problem. The rabbi writes your name in Hebrew on the ketubah and you sign your name next to it. After all, any Jew can be a witness, even if he can t read or write Hebrew. But if you want to practice writing it in Hebrew,...

Hebrew Language: the last night of ballyhoo, last night of ballyhoo, alfred uhry
last night of ballyhoo, alfred uhry, shabbat shalom: How did the audition (and production?) go? Dear Jeremy, I wish more actors were like you, demonstrating cultural sensitivity. Velvel is pronounce vel-vull (rhymes with pull). A (short o as in tOp) shay-nm (almost no vowel between...

Hebrew Language: the numbers 1111, hebrew calendar, hebrew letters
hebrew calendar, hebrew letters, odd question: odd?:) well Pat, I couldn t possibly answer this question. you are right, there are Hebrew years which we use LETTERS for. there is something called Gimatriah ; which means the Hebrew letters have a numerous value. alef=1, bet=2, gimel=3, and so on. there...

Hebrew Language: Old Language, ancient word, spiritual battle
ancient word, spiritual battle, yah: Dear Ms. Randeria, There are two words for warrior in Hebrew: So en and Lochem (ch pronounced as the German, throat-clearing sound). To add of God to the name, add either a Yah of El to the end of the name. That leaves four options: Soenya, Soenel,...

Hebrew Language: Old Testament Hebrew Nouns, verbs adverbs, testament hebrew
verbs adverbs, testament hebrew, masculine noun: Dear Mr. Sisco, In Old Testament Hebrew as in modern Hebrew, all nouns have a gender designation (masculine/feminine), though, as described by the Hebrew Language Academy (http://hebrew-academy.huji.ac.il/), there are some nouns that can be used as masculine...

Hebrew Language: "Only G-d Can Judge Me" translation, chaf, lamen
chaf, lamen, yud: Dear Janine, I can try to list the letters you will need for this phrase. remember that hebrew is written right-to-left, so you will need to reverse the letters when written. The phrase is Rak Elohim Yachol Lishpot Oti Resh-Quf Alef-Lamen-Vav-Heh-Yud-MemSofit...

Hebrew Language: Origin and meaning of a word, meaning of a word, cumi
meaning of a word, cumi, interrogative: Dear Ms. Sanders, I would need more information about the context of how those words are used together. Maxim is Hebrew for charming and is in the masculine. Kumi is the interrogative for arise or get up and is the feminine. If those words are used...

Hebrew Language: original language of Torah, dead sea scrolls, biblical hebrew
dead sea scrolls, biblical hebrew, modern hebrew: Hi, Biblical Hebrew is used in liturgy and prayer services. It is taught in Israeli public schools - elementary and high schools. It is very close to modern Hebrew and I would daresay that practically everyone in Israel has pretty good fluency in it. ...

Hebrew Language: Painting Title, dances of universal peace, group dances
dances of universal peace, group dances, ba ba ba: Hi John, The dance you describe is a Hasidic dance. Hasids are a branch of ultra-Orthodox Judaism who believe in the power of music to get themselves closer to God, through apotheosis (transcendence). The ya ba bam is a chant they use while dancing, and...

Hebrew Language: Please tel me what these words mean???, hebrew words, israel radio
hebrew words, israel radio, sadem: That doesn t help me. You may have heard on the radio something that sounded like those two words, but unfortunately, there are probably dozens of words in Hebrew that sound similar to those two words. The command Pick up! sounds somewhat like Harem, though....

Hebrew Language: Posture, atonement day, paryers
atonement day, paryers, orthodox jews: Dear Dan, Jews will kneel and prostrate on the ground only once a year on Yom Kippur as part of the paryers for atonement. Day to day, Orthodox Jews will bend their knees and bow in prayer, but not kneel or prostrate. Thanks for the question! -Aide...

Hebrew Language: PRONUNCIATION OF TWO NAMES, e sound, zion
e sound, zion, hard time: Dear Terronya, For Tziyona you pronounce both parts the tzee and the yohna, but the yohna is accented. An example of what I mean by accented is like with the name Robert, the first syllable (the ROB) is accented (or stressed), and in the name Denise the...

Hebrew Language: Promise Ring, hebrew fonts, valentine s day
hebrew fonts, valentine s day, promise ring: Hi Hannah, There are a number of ways to phrase it in Hebrew. The one I like is Ahuvatkha Tekhakeh which is spelled as follows: Ahuvatkha: Aleph Heh Vav Bet Tav Kaf-sofit Tekhakeh: Tav Het Kaf Heh You need Hebrew fonts to see it in Hebrew: אהובתך...

Hebrew Language: Promise Rings, orthodox judaism, jewish tradition
orthodox judaism, jewish tradition, promise rings: Hi, No, promise rings are not part of the Jewish tradition. The reason is quite serious: Orthodox Judaism provides 3 ways for a man to marry a woman, and one of them is simply by putting a ring on her finger and saying, With this ring you are betrothed...

Hebrew Language: Pronounciation of Hebrew ה and English h, degree in linguistics, yaari
degree in linguistics, yaari, pronounciation: Hi Katerina, I understand that the H sound does not exist in Russian, which is why Kohen became Kogen. In English and Hebrew H and ה are pronounced the same way. Incidentally, years ago I came across this chain of Hebrew - English words that...

Hebrew Language: Pronounciation of my new boy's name, definite answer, first option
definite answer, first option, fist: I didn t really understand your fist option, since you spelled it totally different with an extra R in the middle? but I could definetly relate to the second option rah- non . If you clearify the first option, I would be able to give you a more definite...

Hebrew Language: Pronunciation of Hebrew baby name, hebrew baby name, hebrew name
hebrew baby name, hebrew name, hebrew names: Dear Ms. Reed, The only name I could think of would be a variant of the name Jochebed, switching the two words that make up that name to be Kabedia, which would mean Honor/respect to Jehovah . It s not a name that I ve heard used, though. All the...

Hebrew Language: Pronunciation, yiddish name, american pronunciation
yiddish name, american pronunciation, short vowels: Dear Dave, Pronunciation would depend a lot on accent, such as the differences in accents would greatly affect how the name is pronounced in Israel or in the US, for example. The name, which means wolf, is spelled in Hebrew as Zayin(schwa)-Alef(tsere)-Vet....

Hebrew Language: Psalm 5:6, post grad study, hebrew grammar
post grad study, hebrew grammar, psalm 5: Hi Sue, In the Hebrew, the phrase is Ish Dammim . Ish is man, and Dammim is blood. The English phrase closest to the Hebrew original would be Man with blood on his hands. My translation, then, would be A man with blood on his hands, a deceitful...

Hebrew Language: phrase translation, phrase translation, psalm 133
phrase translation, psalm 133, hebrew script: Hi Andrew, This line is the basis for what is arguably the most famous Israeli folk song, and it goes Hinneh mah tov u-mah nah eem, shevet a-him gahm yahad . הנה מה טוב ומה נעים,...

Hebrew Language: the plural of BAYIT (house), ultra orthodox jews, modern hebrew
ultra orthodox jews, modern hebrew, tav: Hi Simon, In modern Hebrew, as spoken in Israel, it is Batim. However, Haredi (ultra-orthodox) Jews, in their Loyshen Koidesh dialect, tend to assign the sound of O to Qamatz, and sound the Tav as a th or s . Thus, a Haredi Jew would pronounce it...

Hebrew Language: present and future verb structures, alef, second person
alef, second person, verbs: Yes. Verbs belong to one of seven binyanim each having a past, present, future, and imperative form. future verbs will typically begin with an Alef for first person, Tav for second person, nun for we or us, and yud for third person. vowelling of the verb...

Hebrew Language: pronounciation, irish pronunciation, unisex name
irish pronunciation, unisex name, schwa: Aidan in Hebrew is pronounced Eden with a short E (as in gEt, lEt). An alternative spelling from Eden is used because Eden is a girl s name in the west but a unisex name in Israel. I am unable to respond authoritatively on a Irish pronunciation, but I believe...

Hebrew Language: pronunciations, proper pronunciation, proper pronunciations
proper pronunciation, proper pronunciations, hebrew words: Hi Gloria, The proper pronunciation for the sentence is: Shah-lawm Ah-lay-khem le-mahkh-beer (The kh sound is an aspirated k and is positioned half way between h and k .) Cavod (not Ceved ) is one of the Hebrew words for Glory, but is...

Hebrew Language: purity, purity ring, ancient hebrew
purity ring, ancient hebrew, hebrew words: Dear Justine, The Hebrew word for purity is Tohara. Other Hebrew words that may be relevant would be Mukdeshet (holy, set apart, dedicated to something specific), Mekudeshet (set apart, betrothed), Hekdesh (something set apart for holy purposes). ...

Hebrew Language: Question about the meaning of a Hebrew word., hebrew word, word doesn
hebrew word, word doesn, musical notation: Hi Bryan, Interesting question. Selah is mentioned 74 times in the Bible, mostly in Psalms, and some think that it means Forever . There is a problem, though, with forever , because in many instances that word doesn t tie logically to the rest of the...

Hebrew Language: Question for Talya, hebrew fonts, hebrew alphabet
hebrew fonts, hebrew alphabet, hebrew font: Dear Keith! I used the same exactg hebrew letters! In the link each line is the ful alphabet, just using different fonts, but if you look closely you will see that all the lines are similar! If you look for the letters I used you should be able to recognize...

Hebrew Language: question, american idel, songs name
american idel, songs name, beautiful song: Dear David, First, the title of the song means I will lift up my head and seems to be a modern interpretation of the Psalm of I lift my eyes unto the hills, from where does my help come? . The song seems to be about the difficulties of getting through...

Hebrew Language: question, hebrew letters, hebrew word
hebrew letters, hebrew word, singular form: Dear Avi, I am unable to read or send Hebrew letters through AllExperts, so I could not see your Hebrew word. Based upon your spelling of the word Choshek, that word comes from the verb to desire lachashok, and is in the present tense singular. Hebrew...

Hebrew Language: Re: English-Hebrew Translation, english hebrew translation, hebrew speakers
english hebrew translation, hebrew speakers, beauty is in the eye of the beholder: Hi Ruth, There is one problem: the phrase does not have a Hebrew equivalent. A literal translation of beauty is in the eye of the beholder is quite uncommon and would cause Hebrew-speakers to snicker. The translated phrase is yoffee who be eyneh...

Hebrew Language: Re: Hebrew Names, hebrew names, hebrew letters
hebrew names, hebrew letters, hebrew name: Hi Aimee, Your father s name, correctly spelled Yitzhak, gives us 3 Hebrew letters to remember him by: Y (Yod), Tz (Tzadi) and H (Het). Below are some Hebrew names which begin with either of those letters: Yonah (which has been Americanized to Joanna)....

Hebrew Language: Reading without vowels, article changes, gemination
article changes, gemination, ayin: For example; after the definite article ha- , the first letter in the word it s prefixed to takes a dagesh chazaq (gemination), unless it s one of the five letters that cannot take a dagesh chazaq, namely aleph, heh, chet, ayin, resh (the throaty letters...

Hebrew Language: Reading without vowels, hebrew word, grade kids
hebrew word, grade kids, rabah: As you probably know, Hebrew has a diacritic system that is used in lieu of vowels. The system, known as Nikkud , is used exclusively in the lowest grades of elementary schools. By the 4th grade, kids no longer use it and instead are encouraged to rely on...

Hebrew Language: Religion, language questions, religious question
language questions, religious question, physical aspect: Hello Gabrielle, you are asking me a deep religious question which may be answered differently by each expert. I am qualified to answer LANGUAGE questions, but can share with you my very own understanding, as I am observant myself. I will give you the most...

Hebrew Language: Rivka, fertile crescent region, rivka
fertile crescent region, rivka, definitive answer: Dear Shifra, This question has been puzzling me for quite some time. There really is no definitive answer. You see, not all words that are used in the Tanach (Bible) have been preserved to this day, so we don t really know what they mean. Another example...

Hebrew Language: Ruach Hakodesh, shekhina, bergquist
shekhina, bergquist, holy spirit: Dear Mr. Bergquist, Ruach Hakodesh translates as the holy spirit or spirit of the holy . Ashera refers to a monument in honor of the goddess Ashera. Shekhina, which means dwelling refers to God s presence among man. All the best, Aide...

Hebrew Language: reading, hebrew grammar, latin alphabet
hebrew grammar, latin alphabet, foreigners: Absolutely. The Hebrew grammar is highly structured, with very few exceptions, and the vocabulary is very small, especially when compared to English. Usually, foreigners who want to learn Hebrew find that the main obstacle is in learning a new, non-latin alphabet....

Hebrew Language: "real mode" language?, mode language, hebrew language
mode language, hebrew language, real mode: The reason you have heard that the langueage is based on verbs is because In Hebrew we change the word which describes an act according to the gender of the person who is assosiated with it. There is a very thick line between boys and girls, single and...

Hebrew Language: am i doing it right?, hebrew verbs, vowel marks
hebrew verbs, vowel marks, bible dictionaries: Hi Faye, The way they do it in teaching Hebrew, in first and second grades kids are taught to use the vowel marks, which makes reading easier for them. By the time they get to third grade, they are no longer allowed to use them, and from then on, life is...

Hebrew Language: romanization of Hebrew, romanization, aiden
romanization, aiden, standards organization: Dear Miriam, The official romanization of Hebrew is codified by the ISO (International Standards Organization) in document ISO 259:1984, and its subsequent ISO 259-2. These documents are not free (they cost about $60) and are available at www.iso.org. I...

Hebrew Language: root word and meaning, root word, shalem
root word, shalem, aiden: Dear Victoria, The word shalom does mean peace. The word that means complete is the word shalem , which although uses the same root letters, is a different word. There are other words in Hebrew that share roots but are unrelated. All the best, Aide...

Hebrew Language: Son's name in Hebrew?, german umlaut, ayin
german umlaut, ayin, trema: Dear Ari, You have the letters write. For the vowels, a tsere goes under the ayin (the tsere is two dots beneath a letter-- like the German umlaut or French trema, but under the letter), and a segol goes under the daled (the segol is two dots over one dot)....

Hebrew Language: Soulmate, gaddy, vav
gaddy, vav, aleph: Hi Heather, The Hebrew equivalent is Nefesh Teomah , which literally means twin soul . Below is the spelling: Nefesh is spelled Nun Peh Shin, נ פ ש Teomah is spelled Tav Aleph Vav Mem Heh, ת א ו מ ה...

Hebrew Language: Spelling help Needed, hebrew letters, hebrew words
hebrew letters, hebrew words, english translations: 1. To lead = lenatzeach, ל נ צ ח 2. Shiuri Torah, ש י ע ו ר י ת ו ר ה 3. Mitzvot, מי צ ו ו ת 4. Neshama, נ ש...

Hebrew Language: Spelling of my name in Hebrew, ms sellers, hebrew name
ms sellers, hebrew name, devorah: Dear Ms. Sellers, You have three options for translating your name into Hebrew. 1) Melissa is a flower whose name in Hebrew is unchanged, and is also called Melissa. It is spelled Mem-Lamed-Yud-Samech-Heh 2) The origins of the name Melissa, according...

Hebrew Language: Spelling of name in hebrew, hebrew letters, aiden
hebrew letters, aiden, apostrophe: Dear Mr. Muir, The name Jodi would be spelled Gimmel[tag]-Vav[cholam]-daled-yud. The [tag] is an apostrophe written very close to the top left corner of the gimmel, which gives the Gimmel the J sound. the [cholam] is a dot right above the vav that forces...

Hebrew Language: Surname, english spellings, jewish surnames
english spellings, jewish surnames, mormon church: Hi Traci, The Mormon Church has the best and most accessible genealogical research centers anywhere. Most cities have at least one, which you should be able to find through the Mormon listings in the phone book. Jamel (or Jamal) is an Arab name. Elvin/Alvin...

Hebrew Language: script for tattoo, jewish sects, getting a tattoo
jewish sects, getting a tattoo, gaddy: Hi Julie, I assume that some ultra-orthodox Jewish sects would consider the use of Rashi script for non-liturgical purposes as disrespectful. But for them the greater sin would be the tattoo itself, which the Torah prohibits. All the best, Gaddy Yaar...

Hebrew Language: shel Chad Gadya
Hi Simon, The poem, Ro eh Aravi Mechapes Gdi ( An Arab Shepherd is searching for his lamb ) is by Yehuda Amichai, and is shown below: יהודה עמיחי: רועה ערבי...

Hebrew Language: A simple translation, ancient hebrew writing, hebrew script
ancient hebrew writing, hebrew script, biblical hebrew: Hi - Unfortunately, I do not know anyone who is familiar with the ancient Hebrew script, used prior to 500 BC (when it was replaced with the Aramaic script). The difference between Biblical Hebrew and modern Hebrew is about the same as the difference between...

Hebrew Language: my son and daughter's name, prayer books, liturgical books
prayer books, liturgical books, gaddy: Hi Steve, Hebrew is written without vowels. However, there is a system of diacritical marks that provide vowels and is used solely in the first three grades of grade school. You ll see the diacritics in children s books, as well as in liturgical books (prayer...

Hebrew Language: how do you spell one love in hebrew., hebrew letters, gaddy
hebrew letters, gaddy, aleph: Yes. The phrase is Ahavah Achat and, written from right to left, the spelling is: Ahavah = Aleph Heh Bet Heh Achat = Aleph Het Tav. If you have a Hebrew font, you can see it below: אהבה אחת All the...

Hebrew Language: How to spell a name in Hebrew, hebrew alefbet, son shawn
hebrew alefbet, son shawn, how to spell a name: Dear Harley, Congratulations on the birth of your son! Shawn is spelled in Hebrew Shin-Vav-NunSofit. A web search for the hebrew alefbet should return what the letters look like, and remember that Hebrew is written right-to-left. All the best, Aide...

Hebrew Language: spell, pronounce, define "tschotkes", hebrew words, online dictionary
hebrew words, online dictionary, meshuga: Dear Kathleen, Both words are Yiddish variations of their original Hebrew. The first, prnonounced tchah-tch-keez or tchah-tch-kiss in plural and tchah-tch-ka in the singular, comes from the Hebrew Tza-a-tzu-a, which means toy. The Yiddish phrase usually...

Hebrew Language: how to spell yiddish and hebrew names, bat mitzvah invitations, last syllable of a word
bat mitzvah invitations, last syllable of a word, yiddish name: Dear Lisa, Very good question. The ayin is a yiddish vowel that sounds like the short e (as in gEt), so the name was pronounced Freydeh. Typically, when the last syllable of a word or name is short u (up), it ends with a heh, as in the way I am guessing...

Hebrew Language: spelling, hebrew god, hebrew letters
hebrew god, hebrew letters, ahavah: Dear Mr. Strader, The phrase in Hebrew is Elohim hu ahavah and would be spelled with the Hebrew letters as follows: Alef-Lamed-Vav-Heh-Yud-MemSofit Heh-Vav-Alef Alef-Heh-Vet-Heh Remember to reverse the order of the letters since Hebrew is written...

Hebrew Language: spelling Jesus in Hebrew, hebrew lettering, guy cramer
hebrew lettering, guy cramer, jesus is god: Dear Ms. Barrett, Yeshu is a derogatory term for the name Yeshua, and is actually an acronym for Yemach Shmo Vizichro , which translates to may his name and memory be erased. Yehoshua means Jehova saves or Jehovah is salvation . Yeshua means salvation...

Hebrew Language: spelling for love in hebrew, hebrew alphebet, hebrew alphabet
hebrew alphebet, hebrew alphabet, hebrew letters: Dear Jennifer, Though I am unable to send Hebrew letters via this website, I can spell the words for you. Any bookstore, library or Web search will be able to provide you with the Hebrew alphabet. Love is Ahava, and is spelled Alef-Heh-Bet-Heh. Eternal...

Hebrew Language: spelling, kosher passover, chag
kosher passover, chag, kasher: Dear Karen, Zeesen Paysach is actually Yiddish for A sweet passover . In Hebrew one typically wishes a Happy and Kosher Passover or Chag Pesach Kasher vi-Samayach . The translation for a sweet passover would be Chag Pesach Matok . All the best,...

Hebrew Language: spellling, dear esther, modern hebrew
dear esther, modern hebrew, dov: Dear Esther, The name Dov can be spelled either Daled-Vav-Vet or Daled-Vet. The vav acts as a vowel in modern Hebrew which is optional in older Hebrew so you can choose to write the name with or without it. The vet is the bet without the dot in the middle....

Hebrew Language: spice box, fragrant spices, spice box
fragrant spices, spice box, havdalah: Dear Kingsley, I don t know to which box you are referring, as artists have done some beautiful things with the Havdalah set. Most likely it had the phrase Bore Mine Bisamim which means Creator of [all] Kinds of fragrant spices . All the best...

Hebrew Language: Where do they get this stuff?, mr barr, word usage
mr barr, word usage, aiden: Dear Mr. Reid, It is true that tenses for verbs in the Bible don t always follow the grammatically correct form, and that there are many instances where past is used for future and future for past. The reasoning for such word usage is a matter of theological...

Hebrew Language: Tattoo's, hebrew language, israeli film
hebrew language, israeli film, time jason: Hey Jason! Sure, If you would want to scan the tatoo (?) or send a picture of it I would do my best to help you! As for the trees, there is no spesific israeli symolic meaninig to those trees, but you might find the symbolic meaning by thinking the theme...

Hebrew Language: Tattoo, monthes, cheshvan
monthes, cheshvan, tishrei: hello! We can use either Hebrew monthes ( Tishrei , cheshvan ..ect.) and dates ( , )or English monthes. As it seems to me, you are refering to spesific English dates. In that case; 4 , 2005 3 ,...

Hebrew Language: Tell me, please, hebrew name, yona
hebrew name, yona, gaddy: Here s the answer again: Hi, I ll give you two different spellings. One is for Yona, which is your Hebrew name (pronounced Yawnah). The second is for Jonna. Yona = י ו נ ה Jonna = ג א נ ה All...

Hebrew Language: "Thou mayest", hebrew alefbet, jewfaq
hebrew alefbet, jewfaq, hebrew script: Dear Shawn, I get a good number of questions about this word (your link to the about.com experts is one of my previous questions). It fascinates me how bits of knowledge enter into a culture. I truly believe that Steinbeck wanted to use the word Tuchal,...

Hebrew Language: Timshel, sacred language, timshel
sacred language, timshel, dialect: Hi Nathan, Timshol is the only pronunciation in standard Hebrew. Hasidic Jews use a dialect called Loyshen Kodesh ( Sacred Language ) in which it is pronounced as Timshel; however, they use Loyshen Kodesh only in reading the scriptures. Steinback must...

Hebrew Language: Timshel in written form, hebrew script, john steinbeck
hebrew script, john steinbeck, hebrew version: Dear shawn, The answer i read in the link you sent me seems right. the word timshel is not familiar to me at all, however the word timshol in hebrew means to rule in second person future ( you shall rule ) , like Aiden wrote... I hope I helped you......

Hebrew Language: Timshel, john steinbeck, future tense
john steinbeck, future tense, east of eden: Dear Nathan, I ve found through Web searches that the word is from John Steinbeck s East of Eden. I haven t read that book, but the passage in which that word is cited appears often on the web. The word is transliterated incorrectly. It should read ...

Hebrew Language: Tombstone Inscription, hebrew alphabet, tombstone inscription
hebrew alphabet, tombstone inscription, quotation mark: Hi Simon, You are right about habat . It is shorthand for either habat shelanu or bittenu , meaning our daughter . Now, I hope you have a Hebrew font. Otherwise, you ll see gibberish below: תהא נשמתה...

Hebrew Language: TRANSLATE, tatto, best wishes
tatto, best wishes, jacob: Hi, J י A ע C ק O ו B ב G ג I י O ו V ב A נ N י I E S ס T ט E פ P...

Hebrew Language: Tranlsation of Jewish Suffixes, tranlsation, iron stone
tranlsation, iron stone, jewish names: Dear Joe, Those common suffixes come from German and Yiddish. Berg can mean either town or mountain, and Stein means stone. Typically people with a ...berg or ...burg name are named for a region from which they come (Eisenberg means iron mountain), though...

Hebrew Language: Translate phrase, alai, sapper
alai, sapper, 1492: Hi Leah, ספר עלי את מה שגילית בעצמך, ולא את מה שאחרים...

Hebrew Language: Translate, service hacker attacks, hebrew translation
service hacker attacks, hebrew translation, ch sound: Hi Lynn, I ve tried to answer your question for the past week, but the allexperts.com servers have been going through denial of service hacker attacks and have been down most of the time. new name translates as Shem Chaddash . Remember that the...

Hebrew Language: Translation, dear ally, hebrew scripture
dear ally, hebrew scripture, hebrew translation: Dear Ally, Hebrew uses an alphabet to spell words, unlike Chinese that uses symbols. What confuses many new students of Ancient Hebrew is that the letters were originally pictures of things that were used as letters. For example the Hebrew letter Dalet...

Hebrew Language: Translation, resh, yod
resh, yod, gimel: Hi Ashlee, You are close. BTW, there s a second El Roi in Hebrew, spelled slightly differently, which traslates as God my shepherd. Your El Roi is spelled aleph lamed space resh vav aleph yod. The second El Roi (shepherd) is spelled aleph lamed...

Hebrew Language: Translation, hebrew alefbet, ancient hebrew
hebrew alefbet, ancient hebrew, isaiah 55: Isaiah 55 as a headline can be seen at http://www.daat.ac.il/DAAT/tanach/achronim/yishaya22-4.htm. The number 12 for a verse would be written using the letters Yud and Bet (reversed of course for right-to-left) which can be found from a web search on the...

Hebrew Language: Translation, tav, last word
tav, last word, hebrew: Dear Meghan, The words are Da et etsatcha which translates to know your counsel/advice . I would ask you to confirm the last word, that you didn t accidentally write the tav in place of a mem. With them mem the phrase would read Da et atsmecha which...

Hebrew Language: Translation, hebrew meaning, hebrew name
hebrew meaning, hebrew name, samech: you are right. They way you spell the name sounds right. But, just like in English- you choose how to spell your name, since it is not a Hebrew name- and there is no hebrew meaning to the name- you can spell it however you want- as long as it pronounced the...

Hebrew Language: Translation, correct pronunciation, hebrew name
correct pronunciation, hebrew name, hebrew names: if you gave me the meaning of your name in English I would be happy to work with that. If there is no Meaning, then Names are usually Universal in all languages and they stay the same. However, We can find a Hebrew Names that have a similar sound to your...

Hebrew Language: Translation, translation from english to hebrew, mashiach
translation from english to hebrew, mashiach, christ jesus: Hi, 1. Emunah ba Mashiach א מ ו נ ה ב מ ש י ח 2. Yeshua Moshi ee י ש ו ע מ ו ש י ע י Best wishes, Gadd...

Hebrew Language: Translation to Hebrew, hebrew translations, savior salvation
hebrew translations, savior salvation, christ savior: Hi! Jesus = Yeshua י ש ו ע Jesus Christ = Yeshua haNotzri י ש ו ע ה נ ו צ ר י Savior = Moshia מ ו ש י ע Salvation = Yeshuah ...

Hebrew Language: Translation to Hebrew, yitzhak rabin, president bill clinton
yitzhak rabin, president bill clinton, hebrew characters: Hi Nel, When President Bill Clinton finished eulogizing assassinated Israeli Premier Yitzhak Rabin (Nov. 1995) he said Shalom, Haver . This was translated in American media to mean Good Bye, comrade . Haver is not as close as a yadid. The Bible describes...

Hebrew Language: Translation help, Psalm 27 verse 8, bible translations, psalm 27
bible translations, psalm 27, hebrew text: Hi Thomas, I believe the Psalmist is addressing God when he says (my translation): To you said my heart: My face will seek, your face, Lord, I seek. Since the original text in Hebrew lacks punctuation, the question then is where to put the commas,...

Hebrew Language: Translation help, hebrew lettering, hebrew letters
hebrew lettering, hebrew letters, god and country: Dear Colby, Here s your translation: Amin (or Aminah for a woman) la-Elohim villa-Midinah. I can t send Hebrew letters here, but the phrase is spelled: Alef-Mem-Yud-[NunSofit for a man]-[Nun-Heh for a woman] lamed-Alef-Lamed-Vav-Heh-Yud-MemSofit vav-lamed-mem-daled-yud-nun-heh....

Hebrew Language: Translation needed, hebrew translation, hebrew bible
hebrew translation, hebrew bible, ancient hebrew: Hi Nicholas, God has quite a few names in the Hebrew Bible. The most common one is Elohim, א ל ה י ם Love is Ahava, א ה ב ה Water is Mayim, מ י ם Fire is Esh, א ש...

Hebrew Language: Translation and numerical value, hebrew letters, dean johnson
hebrew letters, dean johnson, alan dean: HEY! your Name in Hebrew would sound the same (Even though it is an original English name), and we write it as follows: The Numerical values: =1 30= =50 (ALAN) IS A TOTAL OF 81 =4 10= 50= (DEAN)IS A TOTAL OF 64 =3...

Hebrew Language: Translation of Psalms 22:16(17 in Tannak), faith and belief, deliberate change
faith and belief, deliberate change, bible translations: Dear Glen, The word in the verse K ari translates to As the lion. Christians believe that this is actually either a typo or a deliberate change from the word Karu (they bored/pierced). Jews maintain that K ari is correct. Knowing that there are...

Hebrew Language: Translation of a phrase, kodesh, holy spirit
kodesh, holy spirit, 1492: Hi Anthony, It translates as haAv, haBen veRuakh haKodesh (ha = the, ve = and, Av = Father, Ben = Son, Ruakh = Spirit, Kodesh = Holy). האב, הבן ורוח הקודש ...

Hebrew Language: Translation question, sonia johnson, hebrew bible
sonia johnson, hebrew bible, king of babylon: Hi Sonia, There are many words in the Hebrew bible which appear only once or twice in the book. In some cases it is possible to decide the meaning of a word by the context in which it appears, but in many cases we end up with a wild guess. We have the same...

Hebrew Language: Translation of Surname, aramaic word, sephardic
aramaic word, sephardic, sanger: Dear Mr. Sanger, If your name did indeed come from the Sephardic, it would most likely have come from the Aramaic word Sanegor meaning a defense attorney, which over time and with the lack of written vowels in Hebrew and Aramaic could likely evolve into...

Hebrew Language: Translation for the word salvation, greek philosopher plato, spacious place
greek philosopher plato, spacious place, girth: Hi Beverly, In Hebrew, Salvation is Yeshuah and no, it doesn t mean wide or a spacious place . Now, the Greek philosopher Plato received his name - which was really a nickname - because of his large girth. In Greek, plate means wide . Gadd...

Hebrew Language: Translation of a word, alefbet, throat clearing
alefbet, throat clearing, alef: God s Warrior in Hebrew is Lochem El and is spelled in Hebrew as Lamed-Vav-Chet-MemSofit Alef-Lamed. The ch is the throat-clearing sound, and the stress is on the second syllable (low-CHEM). Pursuing God is Rodef Acharay Elohim and is spelled Resh-Vav-Daled-FehSofit...

Hebrew Language: Translation, conservative jew, gutteral sound
conservative jew, gutteral sound, hebrew language: Dear Ms. Genest, The phrase God bless you will change depending on to whom you are speaking. If speaking to a non-Orthodox and a non-Conservative Jew, you would say: (to a male): Sheh-Elohim Yivarech Otcha (to a female): Sheh-Elohim Yivarech Otach...

Hebrew Language: "Truth", hebrew letters, hebrew word
hebrew letters, hebrew word, word truth: Dear Susanna, The Hebrew word for truth is Emet, spelled Alef-Mem-Tav, and is a root, not derived from another word. The only place I could find on the web that has the word written in Hebrew is at www.jrcb.org/HebrewSchool/ HebrewSchool.html, where you...

Hebrew Language: tattoo, hebrew fonts, word phrase
hebrew fonts, word phrase, lord is my strength: Hi Elizabeth, This is a two word phrase in Hebrew, Eli Meozi , pronounced Ehlee meh awe zee. Since we can t use Hebrew fonts on this site, I ll give you the spelling, but you ll have to go to http://www.hitchams.suffolk.sch.uk/synagogue/alphabet.gif...

Hebrew Language: tattoos, correct spelling, hebrew
correct spelling, hebrew, tattoo: Hey Jessica! A. if you are tryed to write a loved one - yes- that s how we spell it. if you try to write love that would be alef , heh , bet , heh . I didn t understand the going up and down part, if you make your question more clear, I can try...

Hebrew Language: Can you tell me the tanslation in for thou shalt not bear false witness with examples and references?, interlinear bible, hebrew dictionary
interlinear bible, hebrew dictionary, false witness: Dear Heidi, The verse in Ex. 20:12 from the 10 Commandments translates to: Do not answer about your fellow false witness. Regarding references, the Hebrew of the verse is pretty straightforward, so any interlinear Bible or Hebrew dictionary should do....

Hebrew Language: time/date, hebrew calander, will find additional information
hebrew calander, will find additional information, hebrew calendar: The calendar you mention is the Hebrew calendar, sometimes called the Rabbinic calendar, or the Jewish Lunar calendar. The current year is 5766 and according to the Rabbis will change to 5767 after the Feast of Trumpets which the Rabbis teach is the new year....

Hebrew Language: timshel, hebrew fonts, hebrew translation
hebrew fonts, hebrew translation, east of eden: Hi Zach, The spelling (Hebrew is written from right to left) is tet yod mem shin lamed. We can t use Hebrew fonts on this site, but you can go to http://www.hitchams.suffolk.sch.uk/synagogue/alphabet.gif to see what the letters look like. Best wishes,...

Hebrew Language: timshel, leon uris novel, leon uris
leon uris novel, leon uris, john steinbeck: Dear Louis, I ve found through Web searches that the word is from John Steinbeck s East of Eden. I haven t read that book, but the passage in which that word is cited appears often on the web. The word is transliterated incorrectly. It should read Timshol...

Hebrew Language: tranlating a phrase, gaddy, 1492
gaddy, 1492, hebrew: Hi Nick, In Hebrew, it is Elohim Nattan et Bno Yekhido , as shown below: אלוהים נתן את בנו יחידו All the best, Gadd...

Hebrew Language: can you translate?, hebrew alefbet, hebrew letters
hebrew alefbet, hebrew letters, ayin: I can trasnlate them, but cannot send Hebrew letters. Love - Ahavah (spelled Alef-Heh-Vet-Heh) Hate - Sin ah (spelled Sin-Nun-Alef-Heh) Insanity - Sheega on (spelled Shin-Gimel-Alef-Vav-NunSofit) Forever Yours - to a man: Shelcha La ad, to a woman: Shelach...

Hebrew Language: translate 3 names from english to hebrew, shoemake, throat clearing
shoemake, throat clearing, yeshua: Michael is the same in Hebrew, only pronounced MEE-cha-ell (with the ch being the throat-clearing sound known in Hebrew and German). It means Who is like God? Shoemake would be translated to Sandlar in Hebrew. Jesus in Hebrew is Yeshua, and means salvation....

Hebrew Language: translate English name to Hebrew, hebrew letters, names written in hebrew
hebrew letters, names written in hebrew, daughters names: Dear Ms. Hancock, Your daughters names are written with the following Hebrew letters: Mia - Mem-Yud-Heh Shanna - Shin-Nun-Heh Danielle - Daled-Nun-Yud-Alef-Lamed (optional Heh at the end to distinguish from Daniel, but changes name to Daniella which...

Hebrew Language: translate from english into hebrew, psalm 42, hope in god
psalm 42, hope in god, gaddy: Because of the volume of mail I get, I can answer only one question at a time. Psalms 42:5 is Tehillim pereq mem bet, pasook heh תהילים פרק מ ב, פסוק ה...

Hebrew Language: translate name, hebrew transliteration, hebrew fonts
hebrew transliteration, hebrew fonts, vowel points: Hi Dion, The amhaaretz.com transliteration is pretty much useless, since all they do is take Maeghan s name,which in English comprises 7 characters, and substitute 7 Hebrew characters. The result is unreadable. The Hebrew transliteration I proposed would...

Hebrew Language: how do you translate yiddish names to hebrew?, hebrew letters, yiddish name
hebrew letters, yiddish name, little wolf: There will be differences in spelling between Hebrew and Yiddish because Yiddish uses ligatures (two letters functioning as one, such as the kn in know in English) and Hebrew doesn t. Yiddish also uses letters as vowels while Hebrew usually doesn t. There...

Hebrew Language: translate, hebrew alefbet, mr mccarthy
hebrew alefbet, mr mccarthy, hebrew letters: Dear Mr. McCarthy, If you re asking for the spelling of your name in Hebrew, it is: Resh-Vav-Daled-Nun-Yud Alef-Vav-Vav-NunSofit Mem-Kuf-Resh-Tav-Yud Remember that Hebrew is written right-to-left, so reverse the order of the letters when writing....

Hebrew Language: translating name to hebrew writting, hebrew alefbet, hebrew letters
hebrew alefbet, hebrew letters, hebrew name: Ismael is from the Hebrew name Yishmael, and means God will hear . It is spelled with the Hebrew letters Yud-Shin-Mem-Ayin-Alef-Lamed. A web search for the Hebrew alefbet will return what the letters look like. And remember that Hebrew is written right-to-left....

Hebrew Language: translating, english phrase, wrong context
english phrase, wrong context, throat clearing: Dear Yaakov, Alai means [it is] upon me , which would be the equivalent to the English phrase I need to . Using ani yesh would be incorrect, since yesh would be a translation of the wrong context of the word have . Yesh is to have in terms of possessing...

Hebrew Language: translation, hebrew language, mr nelson
hebrew language, mr nelson, old testament: Dear Mr. Nelson, That sentence from the Old Testament is translated in Hebrew as : Lama Azavtani That sentence from the New Testament is translated as : Lama Sabachtani . The difference is probably due to Aramaic/Chaldean influence in the Hebrew language....

Hebrew Language: translation, linzi, gaddy
linzi, gaddy, tattood: Easy. Rachel = ר ח ל Linzi = ל י נ ז י Michelle = מ י ש ל Catherine = ק ת ר י ן Jared = ג ר ד Shoshana...

Hebrew Language: translation, gaddy, 1492
gaddy, 1492, forgiveness: Hi Brooke, blessed = Mevorakh מ ב ו ר ך grace = Khen ח ן salvation = Yeshuah י ש ו ע ה love = א ה ב ה Ahavah mercy = ר ח מ י...

Hebrew Language: translation, shelo, gaddy
shelo, gaddy, 1492: Hi Kirsty, The translation is: Mah shelo horeg otti, mehazek otti מ ה ש ל א ה ו ר ג א ו ת י, מ ח ז ק א ו ת י All...

Hebrew Language: translation, gaddy, 1492
gaddy, 1492, translation: Davar sh lo nir a ba einayim, al tamtzi bahpeh דבר שלא נראה בעיניים, אל תמציא בפה Gadd...

Hebrew Language: translation, fruitful life, sarah 1
fruitful life, sarah 1, tovah: Hi Sarah, 1. Ehov vekhye khayim tovim, אהוב וחיה חיים טובים 2. Ani ledodi vedodi li, אני לדודי ודודי...

Hebrew Language: translation, calm stillness, hebrew words
calm stillness, hebrew words, roga: Dear Greg, I don t understand the context of the word dispassionate, but the other words can actually be summed up in one noun: Roga and its verb forms: Ragua : relaxed, still, calm lihiraga : to relax, to calm down lihargia : to calm something/someone...

Hebrew Language: translation, commando unit, gimal
commando unit, gimal, ayin: Dear Jeff, Transliteration is sometimes difficult, so bear with me if I read the wrong sounds into your spelling. zecher yakirehhem: memory of their dear ones yaaneh al hatsipeeyos shelahen: he will answer to their expectations hitmacha: he specialized...

Hebrew Language: translation, hebrew transliteration, modern hebrew
hebrew transliteration, modern hebrew, preferred products: I was a bit thrown off by your transliteration style which isn t according to modern Hebrew transliterations, but I understand your questions now. Here are the words, with the modern Hebrew transliteration and the definition: #23 homohtszrim - hamotzrim...