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

Cafe Pina (or Corner Cafe)
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