chanichim

Pronunciations

chanichim (chah-nee-CHEEM)

Definitions

  • n. Campers; members of youth movement, as in Hashomer Hatzair.

  • n. 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: Jews who attend or work at a Jewish overnight summer camp
      • Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
      • Organizations: People involved in a professional or volunteer capacity with Jewish nonprofit organizations

      Regions

      • North America
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      hanichim

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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