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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

בֵּיצָה (betzáf (plural indefinite בֵּיצִים, singular construct ביצת־, plural construct ביצי־)

  1. egg
    אני צריך ללכת לקנות ביצים.‎
    I need to go buy eggs.
  2. (slang, in the plural) testicles, balls (referring to anatomy, bravery or general self-assuredness)
    יש לו ביצים גדולות שהוא אוהב להראות לכולם.‎
    He has big testicles that he loves to show to everyone.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

ביצה \ בִּצָּה (bitzáf (plural indefinite ביצות \ בִּצּוֹת) [pattern: קִטְלָה]

  1. swamp, marsh

Usage notesEdit

  • Many stylebooks recommend using the deficient spelling בצה also in the everyday non-vocalized writing system, in order to make clear distinction with the word ביצה (egg).

See alsoEdit


YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew בֵּיצָה (betza, egg).

NounEdit

ביצה (beytsef, plural ביצים (beytsim)

  1. egg
  2. (anatomy, in the plural) testicles