mefakedet

Definitions

  • A commander in the Israeli Defense Forces.

Example Sentences

  • "Each tzevet had a commander called a 'mefakedet.'" (https://try.ramah.org.il/gadna-through-the-eyes-of-an-american-teenager/)

Languages of Origin

Modern Hebrew

Etymology

מפקדת mefakedet 'commander'

Who Uses This

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

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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