Happy Hanukkah in Hebrew. Photo credit:dugrinet.co.il
Our happy Hanukkah season is once again around the corner! Exciting as you might be, you just want to pull out a few Hebrew words to celebrate that Festival of Lights. Sorry, Diwali, it’s not you this time.
To say Happy Hanukkah in Hebrew you literally say “Hanukkah happy”. Let’s break it down.
Happy = שמח = Sameach
Hanukkah = חנוכה = Chanuka
Together they make the magic Hebrew phrase:
It’s not a secret that Hanukkah is personally one of my favorite seasons of the year, and it’s just wonderful that it falls in December, very close to new year’s eve, which I am fanatic about as well.
Enjoy the holidays and don’t let anything stop you from being as happy as you deserve to be.
Now that you can say Happy Hanukkah in Hebrew, how about taking it a bit deeper? Learn the Hebrew numbers, colors in Hebrew, days of the week in Hebrew or even months of the year.
English: To wear socks
Hebrew Translation: גָּרַב
Hebrew Transliteration: garav
Word Type: Verb
English: to order, to invite
Hebrew Translation: הִזְמִין
Hebrew Transliteration: hizmin
Word Type: verb
Hebrew Translation: חָצִיל
Hebrew Transliteration: chatsil
Word Type: noun, masculine
Hebrew Translation: מֶלְצַר
Hebrew Transliteration: miltsar
Word Type: noun
Hebrew Translation: סְחַרְחֹרֶת
Hebrew Transliteration: skharkhoret
Word Type: noun, feminine
English: Dissident, Separatist
Hebrew Translation: פּוֹרֵשׁ
Hebrew Transliteration: poresh
Word Type: Hebrew Noun
Hebrew Translation: נוֹצָה
Hebrew Transliteration: notsah
Word Type: Hebrew Noun, Masculine
English: Colorful, Colored
Hebrew Translation: צִבְעוֹנִי
Hebrew Transliteration: tsiv’oni
Word Type: Adjective, masculine
Hebrew Translation: טַוָּס
Hebrew Transliteration: tavas
Word Type: Noun, masculine