Synagogue Hebrew 103

Birthday cake written "Mazal Tov" in...

Birthday cake written “Mazal Tov” in Hebrew on it (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

For other quick and easy Hebrew lessons in this series, check out Jewish Greetings 101 and Synagogue Hebrew 102.

B’vakeshah - [beh-VAH-keh-SHAH] Please, also “you’re welcome.”

Todah - [toh-DAH] Thank you.

Todah rabbah - [toh-DAH rah-BAH] – Thank you very much.

B’seder - [beh-SAY-der] OK, in order.

B’vakeshah - [beh-VAH-keh-SHAH] Please, also “you’re welcome.”

Todah - [toh-DAH] Thank you.

Todah rabbah - [toh-DAH rah-BAH] – Thank you very much.

B’seder - [beh-SAY-der] OK, in order.

B’hatzlacha – [beh-HATZ-lah-CHA] Good luck! (Remember “ch” is a gutteral, somewhat like the German “ch” in Bach. If you can’t make that sound just go with a spitty “H” sound.)

Slichah - [slee-CHA] Sorry! or Excuse me!

Yom huledet sameach – [Yohm hu-LEH-det sah-MAY-ach] Happy Birthday

B’teavon – [Buh-TAY-ah-VOHN] Bon appetit!

Ta’im! – [Tah-EEM] Tasty! Delicious!

L’hitraot – [Leh-HEE- tra- OHT] Goodbye!

3 Responses to Synagogue Hebrew 103

  1. Tzvi Kahn says:

    B’chatzlecha : WRONG!!! That’s B’HATZ-la-CHA. (The CH is guttural.)

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  2. rabbiadar says:

    Quite right! Thanks for the correction.

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