Arabic for mad. Also a very popular swear word in Israel. The meaning in Hebrew slang is not exactly the same as the English 'maniac'. It is reserved for someone that you really don't like.

For example, if you have a discussion with someone and you don't agree with what they have to say, you can say "Shtok, ya manyak!"

That's probably what happens in the peace talks between the Israelis and the Palestinians.

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