Want to speak Hebrew? Yes? Good – keep reading. This is for those that truly want to learn the language. Here’s how you introduce yourself in Hebrew in 10 easy lines… and this might take you 2 to 3 minutes or less. With this lesson…
- You get the Hebrew, translations and romanizations.
- Read out loud to practice your speaking.
- Feel free to print this sheet out for extra review.
Here’s how you introduce yourself in Hebrew. Let’s go.
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1) Hello, It’s nice to meet you.
Hello and Nice to meet you in Hebrew are a must-know phrases. And any introduction will probably will start with these words.
- Nice to meet you
- Ma-eem lehakir otkha
- נעים להכיר אותך
2) My name is _____.
This is simple. To say “my name is” in Hebrew, you just need the word “Shmi.” Then say your name. For example, if the name is Talia.. it would be like this…
- Shmi (your name here)
- Shmi Talia.
- שמי טליה.
3) I am from ______.
So, where are you from? America? Europe? Africa? Asia? Just stick the name of your country inside this phrase. We’ll use Israel as an example.
- I’m from Israel.
- ani me’Israel.
- אני מישראל.
4) I live in ______.
What about now – where do you live? Just fill in the blank with the country or city (if famous) into this phrase. I’ll use Jerusalem as an example.
- ani gar be'(your place here).
- I live in Jerusalem.
- ani gar be’yerushalaim.
- אני גר בירושלים.
5) I’ve been learning Hebrew for _____.
How long have you been learning Hebrew for? A month? A year?
- I’ve been learning Hebrew for a year.
- Ani lomed ivrit kvar shanah.
- אני לומד עברית כבר שנה
6) I’m learning Hebrew at _____.
Where are you learning Hebrew? At school? At home? This would be a great line to know and use when you’re introducing yourself. Here’s my example:
- I’m learning Hebrew at HebrewPod101.com.
- ani lomed ivrit eem ivrit pod wan o wan dot kom.
- .אני לומד עברית עם עברית פוד וואן או וואן דוט קום
7) I am ____ years old.
Here’s how to say how old you are in Hebrew. And by the way, you’ll need to know Hebrew numbers for this (check out my other lesson).
- I’m ____ years old.
- Ani ben _____.
- I’m 27 years old.
- Ani ben esrim ve’sheva.
- אני בן עשרים ושבע.
8) I am ______.
What about your position? Are you a student? Yoga teacher? Lawyer for the potato industry? Potato salesman? Super important question that people like to ask (and judge you about – Hey, I’m just a blogger!). Just use “ani” meaning “I” and add your position.
- I’m a teacher
- Ani moreh.
- אני מורה.
9) One of my hobbies is _____.
Now, let’s move onto personal interests – hobbies! My hobbies are languages, linguajunkieing and such. How about you? You’ll definitely need this line when introducing yourself in Hebrew.
Here’s an example to use:
- One of my hobbies is reading.
- Ekhad ha’takhbivim sheli hu kri-ah.
- אחד התחביבים שלי הוא קריאה.
10) I enjoy listening to music.
Now, this is just another example line about your hobbies. You can use something else where.
- I enjoy listening to music.
- Ani nehene le’ha-azin le’muzika.
- אני נהנה להאזין למוסיקה.
So now you know how to introduce yourself in Hebrew in 10 lines. I’m sure there’s a ton more you can say – but this is an easy, simple start that any beginner can put to use. It’s all about starting easy.
See if you can introduce yourself below. Leave me a comment.
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Hope you enjoyed this!
– The Main Junkie
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