27 September 2016
The גְּבִיעַ הָאַלּוּפוֹת gvia ha-alufot "Champions League" is in full swing! A couple of words that may be relevant:
First off, לְשַׂחֵק lesachek means "to play". Both in the sense "to play a game" and "to play on stage, in a film, etc". A game is מִשְׂחָק mischak. A player will be שַׂחְקָן sachkan; the same word means "actor". The female counterpart is שַׂחְקָנִית sachkanit.
(You may want to see the explanation about בואו in one of our previous articles.)
A football player is כַּדּוּרַגְלָן kaduraglan or שַׁחְקָן כַּדּוּרֶגֶל sachkan kaduregel.
A football field, or pitch, is מִגְרָשׁ migrash. Listen to the song מֶלֶךְ הַמִּגְרָשׁ melech ha-migrash "King of the Field" by אייל גולן Eyal Golan:
We will write more about football later on. If you want to have some specific words covered, please don't hesitate to comment!
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