10 Arabic Words Israelis Use Daily
Language is one of area where you can see the influence of one culture upon another. Both Israelis and Palestinians borrow words from each other. Here is a list of a few of the Arabic words Israeli have incorporated into Hebrew language today, click here.
This word means 'great' or 'cool.'
This word means 'let's go' or 'come on.'
This word means 'really?'
This word refers to a hot day where the temperature is unseasonably hot (from the Arabic word for fifty, as in 50 degrees Celsius).
This word is used to refer to a Middle Eastern coffee pot (in Arabic this refers to the special coffee cup).
This word means 'welcome.'
This word literally means 'straight,' but in Hebrew is often used to mean 'straight talk.'
This word refers to a stand at an open market.
This word means 'more beautiful' in Arabic, but in Hebrew it's often used to mean 'great.'
This word means 'good for you' or 'congratulations.'