5 Hebrew Words That Even Most Israelis Don't Know

Updated: Jun 15, 2020



Want to brag at your Israeli friends? In this blog post we will share with you 5 Hebrew words that most Israelis will not recognise, since they use the equivalent English word, not knowing there is an option to say it in Hebrew.

Don't Know

1) Israelis says: Internet - אִינְטֶרנֶט

In Hebrew, it's "Mirshetet - מִרְשֶׁתֶת"

Comes from the word "Reshet - רֶשֶׁת" (Net). Invented relatively recently (20 years), most Israelis have no knowledge about it's existence.

2) Israelis says: Piercing - פִּירְסִינג

In Hebrew, it's "Nizum - נִזּוּם"

Comes from the word "