[etni] Re: Fw: the word"near"

I think it's because "near" and "karov" are not exactly the same thing. In
many cases in which we would say "near" in English, one would say "l'yad" in
Hebrew.
Bari

On Sunday, September 18, 2011, Jenifer Byk <byk@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> From: Jenifer Byk
> Sent: Sunday, September 18, 2011 10:55 PM
> To: etni@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: the word"near"
>
> Dear list,
>
> Could anyone enlighten me as to why, in pretty well all the course books I
have come across (for elementary school pupils), the word ?near? is given as
meaning ?next to? (l?yad in Hebrew).
> It drives me bonkers!
>
> Jennifer Byk
>
>


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