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Telefon - טֵלֵפוֹן

Updated: May 27

Pronunciation: Te·le·fon

Literal translation: Telephone



There a quite a few words in the Hebrew dictionary that are transliterations of English words. Another great example is television or televisia in Hebrew.


The official Hebrew word for telephone is שח רחוק.


* Don't use this while talking to Israelis they probably won't know what you are talking about.