banot

Alternative Spellings

banos, bonos, bannot, bannos, bonnos, bonoys, banoys, bonnoys, bannoys

Definitions

  • girls

Example Sentences

  • "In particular, he said, the binary gender culture of Camp Ramah, where activities are separate for boys (“banim”) or girls (“banot”), is coming under fire" (https://www.jta.org/2016/06/23/united-states/summer-camps-open-bunks-to-transgender-jews).

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew, Modern Hebrew

Etymology

Hebrew בנות 'banot.'

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Camp: Jews who attend or work at a Jewish overnight summer camp
Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there

Dictionaries

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