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"The girl is eating rice."

Translation:הילדה אוכלת אורז.

June 25, 2016



The word "אורז" is related to the Spanish "arroz", although it comes via Arabic, not Hebrew.


no se como se pone la letra tav en el teclado. me pueden indicar por favor. yo hablo poco ingles y nada hebreo. mi idioma es espanol


Tav esta donde la coma en ingles (acerca del צ')


Why do they include the aleph before the ו that makes the "o" sound?


Without aleph, vav would be pronounced "v". Aleph is usually silent and is good for attaching different vowels.


ha-yaldá ochélet órez.


בת/ילדהi thought they were interchangeable


In casual speech, I hear the word בת used to refer to a female person, and the word בן used to refer to a male person. I'm guessing that this may be to avoid the age distinctions of girl vs woman or boy versus man.


Sounds like 'orez' in romanian


I can't type in Hebrew. Can this be changed in the tests? There is no Hebrew keyboard.


You should download and install a keyboard with the Hebrew characters. A search on the Internet will get you the info for your device.

Another, slower, option is to use a website such as Google Translate or DoItInHebrew, as if you were translating FROM Hebrew. You can copy what you've typed and then paste into DL. I recommend using their standard Hebrew keyboard, so that you'll learn the layout for when you install a Hebrew keyboard. (The alternative is using phonetic typing.)

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