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Thursday, September 28, 2006

Words to Your Mother: גנבֿ (ganef)

גנבֿ (ganef, gonef, gonif, or goniff) is Yiddish for "thief", "scoundrel", or "rascal".  However, the word may be used as a general term of abuse.  It is based on a Hebrew word meaning "to steal".

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