chanichim

Alternative Spellings

hanichim

Definitions

  • campers; members of youth movement, as in Hashomer Hatzair
  • disciples (in a classroom)

Example Sentences

  • "Only a few hanichim came to yesterday's activities"

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew, Modern Hebrew

Etymology

חניכים

Who Uses This

Camp, Israel, Organizations

Regions

North America, Australia / New Zealand

Dictionaries

None

Notes

Most commonly used in this, its plural form. But also can be used in singular: חניך chanich / hanich (m.) or חניכה chanicha / hanicha (f.).

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