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This is the beginning lesson on family related vocabulary. The prerequisite lessons are the Hebrew Aleph-Bet and Greetings. Another lesson with more advanced family vocabulary is at Hebrew/Family2.

Vocabulary[edit]

Nouns[edit]

אֵם
mother (f) (singular)
אִמָהו֗ת
mothers (f) (plural)
אִמָּא
mommy (f) (singular)
אָב
father (m) (singular)
אָבו֗ת
fathers (m) (plural) (Note: The ending, ו֗ת, is usually feminine-plural, but this is an exception. (It is feminine plural because in the sight of God we are considered His Bride; i.e. Israel is espoused to God)
אַבָּא
daddy (m) (singular)
בַּת
daughter (f) (singular)
בָּנו֗ת
daughters (f) (plural)
בֵּן
son (m) (singular)
בָּנִים
sons (m) (plural)


אַהֲבָה -- love (feminine) ahava


husband, wife

Verbs[edit]

אהב
love (root)

Adjectives[edit]

או֗הֵב
loving

Sentences[edit]

הוּא אָב
He is a father.
שָׁלוֹם אֵם
Hello, Mother.

Exercises[edit]

Translate into Hebrew:

He is my father. She is my mother. (Add "ee" at the end to say "my." Example: Hoo avee. (He is my father.)

Related Lessons[edit]