StreetWise Hebrew Podcast: A Commemoration of Corners

We always talk about what's around the corner or why it's a bad idea to cut it, but never the corner itself. So on this episode, Guy gives corners, 'pinot' in Hebrew, the attention they deserve

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Cafe Pina (or Corner Cafe)
Cafe Pina (or Corner Cafe)Credit: Zipa Kempinsky
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We always talk about what's around the corner or why it's a bad idea to cut it, but never the corner itself. So on this episode, Guy gives corners, 'pinot' in Hebrew, the attention they deserve!

Words and expressions discussed:

La-kova sheli shalosh pinot – My hat has three corners – לכובע שלי שלוש פינות

Pina, pinot – Corner, corners – פינה, פינות

Pinat lituf – Petting corner – פינת ליטוף

Lelatef – To pet, caress – ללטף

Me'ever la-pina - Beyond the corner – מעבר לפינה

Pinot ha-ir – The corners of the city – פינות העיר

Café pinati – Corner café – קפה פינתי

Shulchan pinati – Corner table – שולחן פינתי

"Pinati" – A name of a famous Jerusalem restaurant – פינתי

Pinat/pinot ishun – A smoking corner/s – פינת/פינות עישון

Le'agel pinot – To cut corners – לעגל פינות

Hu me'agel pinot – He cuts corners – הוא מעגל פינות

Litfos pina – To catch a corner, means to grab a chair and sit somewhere quiet to do something – לתפוס פינה

Tfos pina, ve-tigmor lichtov – Grab a corner and finish writing – תפוס פינה ותגמור לכתוב

Achshav le-pinat ha-mahshevim shelanu – And now to our segment on computers – עכשיו לפינת המחשבים שלנו

Pina be-inyanei mashehu – A segment about something – פינה בענייני משהו

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