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how to say “to smuggle” in Hebrew

Tue | Jan 09

how to say “to smuggle” in Hebrew

 

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לְהַבְרִיחַ
 
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Now that the sale and consumption of marijuana is legal in Colorado and Washington, it is expected that rates of smuggling the substance will go down in those American states.
 
The Hebrew word for to smuggle is לְהַבְרִיחַ listen and repeat, an active-causative verb. Its root is ב.ר.ח (b.r.kh) meaning escape – to smuggle is to cause something to escape.
 
to smuggle - להבריח
 

For example:
 
חָפְרוּ מִנְהָרָה בְּנִסָּיוֹן לְהַבְרִיחַ חוֹמְרֵי נֶפֶץ.
They dug a tunnel in an attempt to smuggle explosive materials.
 
The abstract-noun form of להבריח is הַבְרָחָה listen and repeat smuggling.

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