Top 10 LGBTQ Hebrew Words You Need to Know

Top 10 LGBTQ Hebrew Words You Need to Know 2018-04-05T10:57:28+00:00

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1. אוחץ’, אוחתי , אוחצ’ה

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TransliterationOch’tcha, Och’tch, Och’ti

MeaningNickname for a feminine gay man. Can also be used as a term of endearment between straight women.

2.   בּוץ’/בּוצ’ה

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Transliteration: Butch, Butch’ah 

Meaning: Butch. Nickname for a masculine Lesbian.

3. דוב

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Transliteration: Dov

MeaningBear.  Used by gay men to describe a husky, large man with lots of body hair.

4. וודג

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Transliteration: wedge

Meaning: a face

4. וִיֶאז’ה

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TransliterationVie-ja

MeaningNickname for an old gay man

6. לִירְד/לארד

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Transliteration: leerd  

Meaning: A hot guy 

7. לְלָרְלֶר

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TransliterationLe’lar’ler

MeaningTo speak endlessly,  to not shut up.

 

8.    נֶש 

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Transliteration: nesh 

Meaning: Feminine 

 

9. קוּקִיצָה

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Transliteration: koo-ki-tza 

MeaningOriginating from the word Cookie. A young gay guy, usually very colorfully dressed.  

 

10. תרימי

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Transliteration: Ta’ree’mee

MeaningCheer up, and get excited!

About the Author: Shachar Grembek is the founder of LGBTech, a Tel Aviv-based organization of tech professionals dedicated to enriching a strong community for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and other awesome people.