An English word that has its origin in Hebrew is the word "copacetic". It comes from the Hebrew phrase "kol beseder", which means, "every thing is all right". Another word which comes from the Hebrew is "cabal," from "Ka... More » Education

Word derivation is the creation of a word from another word, according to Oxford Dictionary. An example of word derivation is the adjective "drinkable" being derived from the verb "drink." Derivation can also be from oth... More » Education Homework Help

The word whippersnapper originated from the term, "snipper snappers," in the 17th century. The meaning of "whippersnapper" originally referred to a young male who had no ambition or "get up and go." More » Hobbies & Games Puzzles & Brainteasers
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Pronunciation guides for Hebrew words can be found online at and, as of 2015. Both sites offer a variety of Hebrew words with pronunciations and the opportunity to download more resource... More » Education

There are a handful of names that share the same spelling in English and Hebrew, including Adam, Rachael and David. Other names are similar but have key spelling differences. For example, the "b" in an English name like ... More » Education

Some of the most common Hebrew names for males are Jacob, Michael, Ethan, Joshua and Daniel, while the most common female names include Isabella, Abigail, Hannah, Elizabeth and Sarah. Dating back to the Israelites, Hebre... More » Education

According to Chabad, the names of the Hebrew (Jewish) months are: Nissan, Iyar, Sivan, Tammuz, Menachem Av, Elul, Tishrei, Marcheshvan, Kislev, Tevet, Shevat and Adar. Judaism 101 abbreviates "Menachem Av" as simply "Av,... More » Education