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GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
English term or phrase:adversary
Hebrew translation:yariv
Entered by: Robi Guttman
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22:37 Mar 2, 2002
English to Hebrew translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: adversary
adversary means enemy
josh
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5 +2yarivSue Goldian
5yariv-יריב,oyev-אויב,mitnaged-מתנגדanda


  

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10 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2
yariv


Explanation:
Adversary is yariv - יריב (masculine) and yeriva - יריבה (feminine)

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Note added at 2002-03-03 16:57:46 (GMT)
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I started to write \"Thanks EGB (Erez?) but the cat sent the message before I had finished.

Sue Goldian
Local time: 11:51
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 50

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  John Kinory
6 hrs
  -> Thanks

agree  EGB Translations
7 hrs
  -> Tha
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12 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
yariv-יריב,oyev-אויב,mitnaged-מתנגד


Explanation:
IT ALSO COULD MEAN SOMEONE WHO OPPOSES YOU,COMPETES AGAINST YOU.

anda
Local time: 11:51
Native speaker of: Native in HebrewHebrew, Native in RomanianRomanian

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Sue Goldian: Why "alsp"? That's precisely what adversary means. And please don't write your comments in capitals - it is tantamount to yelling.
2 hrs

neutral  John Kinory: Quite. I'd reserve 'oyev' for 'enemy' and 'mitaged' for opponent
5 hrs
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