StreetWise Hebrew Podcast: One Million and One Ways to Celebrate

This week we're celebrating 1 million downloads - can you believe it? Let's celebrate together! In Hebrew of course, and talk about the root 'hagag,' and how we use it.

Celebrating a million downloads of StreetWise Hebrew in the TLV1 studio
TLV1

This week we're celebrating 1 million downloads - can you believe it? Let's celebrate together! In Hebrew of course, and talk about the root 'hagag,' חגג, and how we use it. By the way, the cake tasted amazing.

Words and expressions discussed:

Anachnu hogegim – We are celebrating – אנחנו חוגגים

Lahgog mashehu – To celebrate something – לחגוג משהו

Hogegim yomuledet le-mishehu – Celebrating birthday for someone – חוגגים יומולדת למישהו

Hagiga – Celebration, party – חגיגה

Hagagnu ad or ha-boker – We celebrated until dawn – חגגנו עד אור הבוקר

Hagiga Ba-snooker – Party at the snooker – חגיגה בסנוקר

Hag – Holiday – חג

Hag sameach – Happy holiday – חג שמח

Hajj (Arabic) – حج – חג'

Nira li mishu hogeg li al ha-kartis – I think that someone is "feasting" on my credit card – נראה לי מישהו חוגג לי על הכרטיס

Ani hoshev she-mishehu hogeg li al ha-pelefon – I think that someone is "feasting" on my phone – אני חושב שמישהו חוגג לי על הפלאפון

Bon’a, ata hogeg/at hogeget/atem hogegim – Dude, you live the life – בוא'נה, אתה חוגג/את חוגגת/אתם חוגגים

Hagiga la-einayim – Site for sore eyes – חגיגה לעיניים