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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 [script?] (tht).

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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