גנב

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See also: גנבֿ

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גנב (transliteration needed)

  1. to steal

Hebrew[edit]

Root
ג־נ־ב

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

גָּנַב (ganáv) (pa'al construction, passive counterpart נִגְנַב)

  1. (transitive) to steal
    • Genesis 31:19, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      וְלָבָן הָלַךְ לִגְזֹז אֶת־צֹאנוֹ וַתִּגְנֹב רָחֵל אֶת־הַתְּרָפִים אֲשֶׁר לְאָבִיהָ׃‏
      v'laván halákh ligzóz 'et-tsonó vatignóv rakhél 'et-hat'rafím 'ashér l'avíha.
      wəlāḇān hālaḵ liḡzōz ʾeṯ-ṣōnō wattiḡnōḇ rāḥēl ʾeṯ-hattərāp̄īm ʾăšer ləʾāḇī́hā.
      Now Laban was gone to shear his sheep. And Rachel stole the teraphim that were her father’s.

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Noun[edit]

גַּנָּב (ganáv)

  1. thief

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Yiddish[edit]

Noun[edit]

גנב (ganefm, plural גנבים (ganovem)

  1. (nonstandard) Unpointed form of גנבֿ (ganef).