#188 Better Late Than Never

Aharei ha-hagim, “after the holidays” is almost here. That’s a good enough reason to talk about the root alef-het-resh, which means after, late, and tardiness. Plus a tip: how do you make sure your Israeli friends will make it on time to your event? Looking to support the show? Learn how on Patreon. Words and expressions discussed: Acharei ha-hagim – After the holidays – אחרי החגים Et ha-otobus lo le’acher – Not to be late to catch the bus – את האוטובוס לאחר Lo le’acher – Don’t be late – לא לאחר Al te’acher/te’achri/te’achru – Don’t be late – אל תאחר/תאחרי/תאחרו Slicha al ha-ichur – Sorry I am late – סליחה על האיחור Ha-mora rotsa ledaber itchem al ha-ichurim shel ha-yeled – The teacher wants to talk to you about the tardiness of the kid – המורה רוצה לדבר אתכם על האיחורים של הילד Ha-sha’a me’ucheret – The hour is late – השעה מאוחרת Me’uchar! – It’s late – מאוחר! Me’uchar miday – Too late – מאוחר מדיי Etslenu holchim lishon me’uchar – At ours we go to bed late – אצלנו הולכים לישון מאוחר Ata metsaltsel be-ichur – You’re calling late – אתה מצלצל מאוחר Magi be-ichur – I am arriving late – מגיע באיחור Higati be-ichur – I arrived late – הגעתי באיחור Ani magi’a be-ichur – I am going to be late – אני מגיע באיחור Icharti? – Am I late? – איחרתי? Sori, me’acher/me’acheret – Sorry, I am running late – סורי, מאחר/מאחרת Ani karuch achreha – I am attached to her, following her – אני כרוך אחריה Gever holech aharav – A man is walking behind him – גבר הולך אחריו Aharai – After me – אחריי Playlist: Ofra Haza – Hitchadshut (lyrics)
Gazoz – Shir Avoda (lyrics)
Shalom Hanoch – Neged Ha-ru’ach (lyrics)
Carol King – It’s Too Late
Eyal Golan – Metis’ut Aheret (lyrics)
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Rona Keinan – Ata Mit’orer (lyrics)
Mashina – Anna (lyrics)
Ariel Zilber – Ve-eich she-lo (lyrics)
Yoni Rechter & Avner Kenner – Kol Od (lyrics) Want to see more Hebrew gems? Like Streetwise Hebrew on Facebook and Instagram. Want Guy to talk about a pressing Hebrew issue? Find him at StreetWiseHebrew.com or follow him on Twitter.

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