Direct Translation: These 13 Hebrew Words Are Hilariously the Same in English

Direct Translation: These 13 Hebrew Words Are Hilariously the Same in English2018-12-03T10:36:56+00:00

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Ever hear an Israeli say something in Hebrew that sounds familiar, but can’t quite figure out why? After reading this post, you’ll know why.

1. To discuss

 

Hebrew translation: לְדַסְקֵס

Transliteration: leh-dahs-kes 

How it sounds: 

 

2. To synchronize

 

Hebrew translation: לְסַנְכְּרֵן

Transliteration: leh-sahn-chren 

How it sounds: 

 

3. To organize

 

Hebrew translation: לְאַרְגֵּן

How it sounds: leh-ar-gen

 

4. To unfriend on Facebook 

 

Hebrew translation: לְאֶנְפְרַנְד

How it sounds: le-ahn-frend 

 

5. To text (to SMS) 

 

Hebrew translation: לְסַמֵּס

How it sounds: leh-sah-mes

 

6. To Google

 

Hebrew translation: לַגִּגַּל

How it sounds: le-gah-gel

 

7. To filter

Hebrew translation:לְפַלְטֵר

How it sounds: leh-fal-ter

 

8. To fantasize

 

Hebrew translation: לְפַנְטֵז

How it sounds: leh-fahn-tez 

 

9. To flirt

 

Hebrew translation: לְפַלְרְטֵט

How it sounds: leh-flar-tet 

 

10. To format (on a computer)

 

Hebrew translation: לְפַרְמֵט

How it sounds: leh-far-met

 

11. To highlight (with a marker) 

 

Hebrew translation: לְמַרְקֵר

How it sounds: leh-mar-kehr

 

12. To refresh

 

 

Hebrew translation: לְרִפְרַשׁ

How it sounds: leh-ra-fresh

 

13. To maximize

 

 

Hebrew translation:לֵמָקְּסֶם

How it sounds: leh-mahks-em