Good to know Hebrew Words.
Modern Hebrew sometimes borrows words from other languages and the majority of these ‘loan words’ come from English.
Words like; apartheid, televisia, technologia and psychologia are all foreign words that have been borrowed.
The Academy of the Hebrew Language decides if new Hebrew words need to be created. The Academy researches existing Hebrew resources for solutions and often words are ‘recycled’.
Here are a few Hebrew ‘election’ related words borrowed from English
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