Hebrew/Personal Pronouns

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Hebrew English Transliteration Usual Transliteration English
אֲנִי anee ani I
אַתָּה atah ata you (m. sg.)
אַתְּ at at you (f. sg.)
הוּא hoo hu he
הִיא hee hi she
אֲנַחְנוּ anakhnu anakhnu or anachnu we
אַתֶּם ahtem atem you (m. pl.)
אַתֶּן ahten aten you (f. pl.)
הֵם hem hem they (m. pl.)
הֵן hen hen they (f. pl.)


In general, the "to be" verb is not present in the Hebrew language. So "He David" translates to "He is David". Or הִיא שָׂרָה -- "She is Sarah".


Who is who?[edit]

This exercise using the following extra words:
מִי -- who mi,
שָׁלוֹם -- Hello; Goodbye shalom

and some names:
שָׂרָה (Sarah),
יַעֲקֹב (Jacob),
משֶׁה (Moses),
רָחֵל (Rachel)

Now try some simple sentences

  1. מִי הוּא
  2. הוּא יַעֲקֹב
  3. שָׁלוֹם שָׂרָה

Without diacritic marks[edit]

Translate the following:

  1. אני
  2. את
  3. היא
  4. הוא
  5. אתה


See Hebrew/Personal Pronouns/Answers.

Related lessons[edit]