Tag Archives: translation

What do the Hebrew Characters on the IDF Uzi Grip Frame Mean?

When the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) adopted the Uzi, they had the selector markings written in Hebrew script.  For those of us that can’t read Hebrew, I did some digging as to the translation:

As you can see labelled in the above photo, we have each position marked with the Hebrew term in its romanized form as well as the English translation.

  • Left position:  Otomatit is fully automatic
  • Center position:  Bodedet is single fire / semi-automatic
  • Right position:  Natzur is safe

I hope this helps you out!


If you find this post useful, please either buy something using one of the links to eBay and Amazon.  With Amazon, if you click on one of our links and then buy something else – even unrelated stuff like clothes, electronics and groceries – we get credit and it would be hugely appreciated.  Doing something like the above will help us fund continued development of the blog.


Israeli IMI UZI Carbine 9mm Nato Manual 47 Pages 

$9.95
End Date: Tuesday Jan-21-2020 14:39:17 PST
Buy It Now for only: $9.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Israeli UZI, FN Belgium 9mm Operation Collector Book  46 Pages

$8.50
End Date: Friday Jan-24-2020 8:40:56 PST
Buy It Now for only: $8.50
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

NEW Action Arms IMI UZI Pistol Instruction Manual 9MM .45 ACP Free Shipping!

$15.00
End Date: Sunday Feb-2-2020 6:12:45 PST
Buy It Now for only: $15.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Israel Military Industries IMI UZI Manufacture 100% cotton gray top t-shirt

$10.67
End Date: Monday Jan-20-2020 8:23:55 PST
Buy It Now for only: $10.67
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Israel Military Industries IMI UZI Manufacture 100% cotton camel top t-shirt

$9.99
End Date: Wednesday Jan-29-2020 2:38:59 PST
Buy It Now for only: $9.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Israel Military Industries IMI UZI Manufacture 100% cotton black top t-shirt

$16.90
End Date: Thursday Feb-13-2020 6:55:58 PST
Buy It Now for only: $16.90
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Israel Military Industries IMI UZI Manufacture 100% cotton black sleeved t-shirt

$13.99
End Date: Monday Jan-27-2020 2:37:24 PST
Buy It Now for only: $13.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Israel Military Industries IMI UZI Manufacture 100% cotton camel new t-shirt

$10.67
End Date: Sunday Feb-16-2020 22:03:01 PST
Buy It Now for only: $10.67
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Israel Military Industries IMI UZI Manufacture black muscle sleeveless tank top

$11.69
End Date: Friday Jan-24-2020 1:12:47 PST
Buy It Now for only: $11.69
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Action Arms IMI UZI Pistol Book Instruction Manual 9MM .45 ACP NOS Like Mint

$14.99
End Date: Tuesday Jan-28-2020 22:08:30 PST
Buy It Now for only: $14.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list