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"אני מוריד לנו סרט להלילה."

Translation:I am downloading a movie for us for tonight.

August 11, 2016



Why isn't it "la'laila"?


are there many other notable words that do this?


Well, you can use this construction, where the הַ־ is felt to be an inalienable, undeletable part of the word like in הַיּוֹם today, for all these expressions of time, where the article has a deictic function: אֲנַ֫חְנוּ לֹא צְרִיכִים לוּחַ־שָׁנָה לְהַשָּׁנָה we do not need a calendar for this year or אֲנִי רוֹצֶה אֶת הַמַּשְׂכֹּ֫רֶת שֶׁלִּי לְהַשָּׁבוּעַ I need my salary for this week.


I am downloading = אני מוריד

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