StreetWise Hebrew Podcast: Celebrating 3 Years of StreetWise Hebrew!

Three years ago we aired our first episode of StreetWise Hebrew on TLV1 Radio. So this week, Guy talks about "shalosh" - three - and all its related words and phrases.

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"Sha...losh, it's me, Guy, from Streetwise Hebrew." Yes, you read right. Three years ago we aired our first episode of StreetWise Hebrew on TLV1 Radio. So this week, Guy talks about "shalosh" - three - and all its related words and phrases. We cover everything from basketball, to math, beer and music, plus we even get to hear some iconic Israeli poetry.

Words and expressions discussed:

Shalosh arba ve –  Ready, steady, go – ...שלוש ארבע ו

Shalosh arba la-avoda – Yalla, let's work – שלוש ארבע לעבודה

Shloshha hatulim – Three cats (masculine) – שלושה חתולים

Shlish – A third (1/3) – שליש

Efshar shlish me-ha-chavit? – Could I have a third of a liter of draft beer? – ?אפשר שליש מהחבית

Two thirds – Shney-shlish – שני שליש

Shlishi – Third (3rd) – שלישי

Yom shlishi – Tuesday – יום שלישי

Leshalesh – To triple – לשלש

Shlasha – Three-pointer (basketball) – שלשה

Ha-shilush ha-kadosh – The Holy Trinity – השילוש הקדוש

Ha-av, ha-ben ve-ru'ach ha-kodesh – The Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit – האב, הבן, ורוח הקודש

Meshulash – Triangle – Muthalath (Arabic) – مثلث – משולש

Meshulash yeshar zavit – Right angle triangle – משולש ישר זווית

Meshulash shve shokayim – Isosceles triangle – משולש שווה שוקיים

More be-eize kfar ba-meshulash – A teacher in a village in the "Meshulash" – מורה באיזה כפר במשולש

Meshulash ahava, meshulash romanti - Love triangle – Muthalath al-hubb (Arabic) – مثلث الحب – משולש אהבה

Kfitsa meshuleshet – Triple jump – קפיצה משולשת

Shlishiya, shlishiyat – Trio, triplet, ménage à trois – שלישייה

Shilshom – The day before yesterday – שלשום

Ki-tmol shilshom – Just like yesterday – כתמול שלשום

Shirei sof ha-derech – Lea Goldberg:

למד את שפתותי ברכה ושיר הלל
בהתחדש זמנך עם בוקר ועם ליל
לבל יהיה יומי כתמול שלשום
לבל יהיה עלי יומי הרגל