How to form the plural in Hebrew

How to form the plural in Hebrew

You want to learn how to use the plural in Hebrew? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Hebrew lessons complete with useful examples. Apples, houses, books... we'll teach you everything you need to know about the plural in Hebrew.

Hebrew nouns - plural

The plural is used, in general, to talk about more than one object. Examples in English would be 'dogs', 'cats', 'houses' and 'children'. In Hebrew, masculine nouns generally form the plural with the ending '-ím'. Feminine nouns on the other hand generally form the plural with the ending '-ót'.

Examples

batím
houses
yeladím
boys
yeladót
girls
naším
women
yeladím
children
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Step 5 : The plural in Hebrew

The plural is important in Hebrew when you need to talk about more than one thing. Using the nouns séfer, kisé and délet (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn the plural of each of these words by heart. The plural forms are sefarím, kisaót and delatót. Now learn how to use each of these Hebrew plural nouns with the definite article. The nouns together with the definite article are ha sefarím, ha kisaót and ha delatót (the books, the chairs, the doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the Hebrew plural including useful examples. After you've learned the plural of séfer, kisé and délet, you can move on to Step 6 (Hebrew demonstrative pronouns).

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