In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Lingüística(script/text) (en) hebreo
- Well the Hebrew word is a word that means messenger.
- And I wanted to complete an advanced Hebrew program, so that I could fully immerse myself in the literature of Jews across the globe.
- The rabbi mumbled a bunch of Hebrew prayers, providing no explanation whatsoever of the significance of the prayers, nor any eulogy for the deceased.
- Yesterday the front entrance to the Paradise Hotel was blocked off by yellow tape with Hebrew lettering.
- Here, the Hebrew letters spelling ‘David Thomas’ run from bottom to top.
- It is now surrounded by shops, travel agencies, and even juice carts equipped with Hebrew signage.
- Many scholars say ‘the beast’ is really a coded reference, using Hebrew letters for numbers, for the despotic Roman emperor Nero.
- As for the Hebrew letters, they all mean something.
- Yet if modern Hebrew is the reincarnation of Yiddish, he must show a relationship rather than what the Hebrew pioneers claim to have achieved, a rupture.
- However, the event is normally called ‘The Night of the Broken Glass’ in English, and the Hebrew word for the outrage is unconnected to crystal.
- Each new title of his sells in excess of 50,000 copies in the Hebrew editions alone, ahead of being translated into more than a dozen other languages, including Arabic.
- The Hebrew blogging scene was then quite dormant.
- The sexy star, who became involved in the mystical faith after being introduced to it by close friend Madonna, revealed that she has had a Hebrew symbol inscribed onto the back of her neck..
- ‘They wanted a systematic book that compared with the already existent Greek and Hebrew versions,’ says Shaw.
- And it's just a song of all the Hebrew names of God.
2(of the Israelites)hebreo
1(language)hebreo masculinobefore noun Hebrew scholar — hebraísta masculino
- This forced them to create many new words, and modern Hebrew was born.
- Bare in mind that modern Hebrew and ancient Hebrew have their differences, and that a lot of texts are by those that don't have a firm grasp on the language.
- Briefly she spared a thought for the other customers around them, and was grateful they were speaking in Hebrew instead of English.
- ‘I hate serving these smug ladies,’ she muttered, and noted that she spoke in Hebrew instead of Egyptian.
- Here it's handled lightly - or so it seems to someone who doesn't speak Hebrew - a lingering echo of a bright, tight-knit family's former life.
- Unfortunately, despite its recent translation into languages as diverse as Hebrew and Icelandic, there are currently no plans to translate the book into Indonesian.
- Arabic is a Semitic language related to Hebrew and Aramaic.
- We spoke Hebrew, a language which I barely knew, but somehow I understood everything she said.
- In addition, the books contained therein were written in three different languages: Hebrew, Greek and Aramaic.
- As I don't speak Hebrew, I'm bound to the choppy English translations.
- He was particularly committed to the revitalization of Hebrew as a modern, spoken language.
- Although hardly a matter of political significance, this is nonetheless false and, like his statement on modern Hebrew, asserted without evidence.
- She was the same and she didn't speak Hebrew or Sanskrit did she?
- Israelis, although held together by the common language of Hebrew, speak a variety of quite unexpected languages.
- And some of them they're speaking very good Hebrew, not Russian.
- I share the frustration felt by those around the world who speak Arabic and Hebrew.
- For some reason it occurred to me that a stuttered yet polite ‘Excuse me, I do not speak Hebrew, please repeat what you just said in English.’
- In this period, Hebrew was spoken, and Hebrew is a Semitic language, just like Arabic.
- Another example of a resuscitated language is modern Hebrew.
- The Hebrew in which Genesis is written is ancient, but we cannot infer that Hebrew was the original language.
2anticuado(Israelite)hebreo masculinohebrea femenino
- The Exodus of the Hebrews was a collective experience, still commemorated by the Jewish Passover festival.
- Many early travellers in Sinai were both enchanted and challenged by the inscriptions, some attributing them to the Hebrews of the Exodus.
- It explains that the Hebrews are descendants from Abraham, who, with God, formed the covenant.
- It's not clear whether this debt is owed to all Egyptians, or just the descendants of the slave-owners from whom the biblical Hebrews presumably expropriated this bounty.
- How did the ancient Hebrews survive without Chinese food?
- The Hebrews of ancient legend were a nomadic people who could not even imagine such a thing as a ‘good city.’
- All are Hebrews, but only the descendants of Judah are Jews.
- For the Hebrews there is always a legal obligation to rescue.
- He had dreamed what seemed to be the unimaginable: He saw a time when the Hebrews were free!
- With these goals in mind, the reader can meet the ancient Hebrews anew, appreciating their unique voice as members of their own world.
- Like their cousins back in England, these American Puritans strongly identified with both the historical traditions and customs of the ancient Hebrews of the Old Testament.
- Paul describes himself as a Hebrew born of Hebrews, one who excelled in all things Jewish.
- Abraham, a Hebrew, is considered the father of Judaism.
- By about 1000 B.C.E. the Hebrews had established the kingdom of Israel, which later split into two kingdoms, Judah and Israel.
- Since, however, the rules of his religion were harsh and demanding, the Hebrews killed him.
- For example, the struggle of the ancient Hebrews against the wicked Pharaoh came to embody the struggle of the colonists against English tyranny.
- So what you had was, a rewriting by conquerors, of the religious doctrines of the Hebrews and Jews, successively.
- For Paul, and for the author of the Letter to the Hebrews, Abraham is the great example of faith.
- We must not forget that the writer of Hebrews uses Israel's failure to enter the Promised Land to warn us.
- The first great escape is the story of the first Hebrew, Abraham.
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