15 Hebrew Expressions You Have To Know Before Going To Israel

Sababa – Cool, chill, alright

 

Gadol – Literally means “big”
Slang for “awesome”

 

Balagan – Mess

 

Yalla! – Let’s Go!

 

Tachless – Bottom Line, speaking frankly

 

Achi – Bro

Gever – Man

 

Ezeh Gever! – What a guy!

 

Ke’iloo – …like

 

Yalla, Balagan! – Let’s get crayz!/ Let’s get LIT!

 

Magniv – Cool!

 

Chaval Al Hazman – Literally means “Waste of time”
Slang for “ Having the best time”

 

Stam – “Just kidding”, when at the end of a sentence.

 

Nu – “come on”, “hurry up”, “I’m waiting…”, “What’s the big deal?”

 

Al Ha Panim – Awful

 

 

To have Chutzpah – To have no shame.