Hebrew/Personal Pronouns

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Vocabulary[edit | edit source]

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.)

Grammar[edit | edit source]

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".

Exercises[edit | edit source]

Who is who?[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

Translate the following:

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

Answers[edit | edit source]

See Hebrew/Personal Pronouns/Answers.

Related lessons[edit | edit source]