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"יש להם צבים."

Translation:They have turtles.

July 6, 2016

12 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dyaakov

Sounds like "zapim" not "tsavim"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Majsburk

The letter ב can be both "b" and "v"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FaizaMazhar

So its "b" here??


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/James376184

Can anyone explain why the ב becomes B instead of V?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/YardenNB

It's not a very helpful answer, but at some ancient point in the language history the consonant was doubled, at least in some forms. For now, you just have to memorize it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Eva513111

I don't really see the sense in learning words like turtles in a beginner's course.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AneurinEE

Does Hebrew have different words for turtles and tortoises?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ran_g

Not really, however the type that lives in water can be referred to as צב-ים


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/E.Mcdonald

Sounds like a p not b..

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