12 Nightlife Words and Phrases You Need to Know in Hebrew

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Yonatan Engler
Yonatan Engler

Whether you like to party into the night, relax at a wine bar, or simply enjoy a drink with friends, these words and phrases will have you speaking (and feeling) like a local.

1. ?יש מקום על הבר

Translation: Is there room (to sit) on the bar?

Transliteration: Yesh makom al ha’bar?

2. ?אפשר טיפ באשראי

Translation: Can I put a tip on the credit card?

Transliteration: Efshar tip ba’ashrai?

3. ?כמה עולה כניסה

Translation: How much does it cost to get in?

Transliteration: Cama olah c’nisah?

4. בירה מהחבית

Translation: beer on tap

Transliteration: birah me’ha’chavit

5. משהו לנשנש ליד הבירה

Translation: something to snack on with the beer

Transliteration: mashu le’nashnesh le’yad ha’birah

6. צ׳ייסר

Translation: a half-shot of alcohol

Transliteration: chaser

7. ברמן / ברמנית

Translation: bartender

Transliteration: barman (m) / barmanit (f)

8. מסטול / מסטולה

Translation: very intoxicated

Transliteration: mastul (m) / mastulah (f)

9. מחוק / מחוקה

Translation: wiped out

Transliteration: machuk (m) / m’chukah (f)

10. סחי / סחית

Translation: boring, lame, sober, mainstream

Transliteration: sachi (m) / sachit (f)

11. סטלן / סטלנית

Translation: stoner

Transliteration: satlan (m) / satlanit (f)

12. אני במאנצ׳

Translation: I have the munchies.

Transliteration: Ani beh’munch.

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