Description: This lesson contains some basic greetings. There are approximately 10 vocabulary words and 5 phrases. This lesson has no prerequisite lessons, although the Aleph-Bet would be useful.
- Can be used with appropriate time of day (morning, afternoon, evening, night) as a greeting.
- See you (Lehitra-ot)
- ?מָה שְלוֹמְךָ
- How are you? (to a man; Ma sh'lomkha)
- ?מָה שְלוֹמֵך
- How are you? (to a woman; Ma sh'lomekh)
- What is your name? (Ma Shimkha?) מה שמך?
- My name is X. (Shmi hu X) שמי הוא X
לַיְלָה טוֹב -- good night
Translation: How are you (to a man)? Ok.
Translation: Hello. Good night. How are you (to a woman)? Good.
Translate the following conversation into Hebrew:
"Hello!" "How are you?"(Translate to a man, then a woman.) "Good." "Goodbye, and good night." "Goodbye."
For a more advanced lesson on greetings, see Hebrew/Greetings2 (add there: I'm happy to/It's good to meet you. I'm fine. She is sick. )