What is תחב”צ? How do you say public transport in Hebrew?
Abbreviations are commonly used in daily Hebrew conversation. Throughout the Corona crisis we have heard the media constantly referring to ‘CHALAT” – the acronym for leave of absence without pay.
Here is another commonly used abbreviation and one that you will hear a lot about in the next day – ‘TACHBATZ’.
“TACHBATZ” is the abbreviated form for “Tachbura Tziborit” – public transport.
Here is how you would use TACHBATZ in a sentence:
From tomorrow there will be no public transport
M’Machar lo yihye TACHBATZ
ממחר לא יהיה תחב”צ
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