ܙܝܬܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Arabic زَيْت (zayt) and Hebrew זַיִת (záyiṯ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [zajtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [zajte(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܙܝܬܐ m (plural ܙܝܬܐ)

  1. olive (tree and fruit)
  2. olive oil
  3. (in the plural) olive grove or garden

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • ܒܝܬ ܙܝܬܐ
  • ܙܝܬܐ ܕܒܪܐ
  • ܙܝܬܐ ܛܒܐ
  • ܙܝܬܐ ܕܫܝܢܐ
  • ܡܝ ܙܝܬܐ

ReferencesEdit

  • "zyt" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 87b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 115b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 379b
Last modified on 28 August 2013, at 19:36