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זית

HebrewEdit

Olive trees

EtymologyEdit

Common Semitic; cognates include Ugaritic 𐎇𐎚𐎎 (ztm), Phoenician 𐤆‎𐤕 (zt), Galilean Aramaic זֵיתָא (zētā), Syriac Aramaic ܙܝܬܐ (zaytā), Ethiopic ዘይት (zäyət, olive oil), Arabic زَيْتُون (zaytūn, olive), زَيْت (zayt, oil, olive oil), Egyptian ḏt or ḏjt.

NounEdit

זַיִת (záyitm (plural indefinite form זֵיתִים, singular construct form זֵית, plural construct form זֵיתֵי)

  1. olive (species)
  2. olive tree (tree)
  3. olive (fruit)

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