Give the people what they want

Give the people what they want
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    How do we give in Hebrew? Latet is to give, but in some structures it could also mean other things. And what is latet barosh, to give in the head? The post Give the people what they want appeared first on TLV1…


How do we give in Hebrew? ‘Latet’ is to give, but in some structures it could also mean other things. And what is ‘latet barosh’ – ‘to give in the head’? Let’s find out.



New words & expressions

Natati la chayay – I gave her my life – נתתי לה חיי

Past: Natati, natata, natat, natan, natna, natanu, natatem, natnu – נתתי, נתת, נתת, נתן, נתנה, נתנו, נתתם, נתנו

Present: Noten, notenet, notnim, notnot – נותן, נותנת, נותנים, נותנות

Imperative: Ten, tni, tnu – תן, תני, תנו

Ten li daka, tni li daka – give me a sec – תן לי דקה, תני לי דקה

Ten li et mispar teudat ha-zehut shelcha – Give me your ID no. – תן לי את מספר תעודת הזהות שלך

Tavi li – “bring” me – תביא לי

Tni li le’ehov otach – Let me love you – תני לי לאהוב אותך

Ten li rega lir’ot – Let me see for a sec – תן לי רגע לראות

Hi natna li lehavin she… – she let me understand that… – היא נתנה לי להבין ש…

Slicha, mi natan lachem lehikanes le-po? Excuse me, who let you in here? סליחה, מי נתן לכם להיכנס לפה?

Infinitive: Latet – To give – לתת

Latet et ha-neshama ve-et halev – To give your soul and heart – לתת את הנשמה ואת הלב

Latet ba-rosh – to do something well/intensively – לתת בראש

Ha-rolling stones natnu ba-rosh – The Rolling Stones gave a helluva show – הרולינג סטונז נתנו בראש

Ha-poel holchim latet ba-rosh hayom – Ha’poel football team are going to score  today – הפועל הולך לתת בראש היום

Natata ba-rosh etmol? – Did you do it all night yesterday? (sexual) – נתת בראש אתמול?

Netina – giving – נתינה

Lavo mi-makom shel netina – To come from a place of giving – לבוא ממקום של נתינה


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