Ganef meaning

gänəf
Ganef is slang and is defined as a thief or scoundrel.

An example of a ganef is a burglar.

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A thief, scoundrel, or rascal.
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A thief.
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(slang, pejorative) Thief, rascal, scoundrel.
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Origin of ganef

  • Yiddish from Hebrew gannāb to steal gnb in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Yiddish גנבֿ (ganef), from Hebrew גנב (ganáv, gannābh, “thief”).

    From Wiktionary