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AramaicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

בֵּית (bēṯ)

  1. construct form of בַּיְתָא (bayṯā)

Etymology 2Edit

Proper nounEdit

בֵּית (bēṯ)

  1. beth, the second letter of the Aramaic alphabet.

HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Root
ב־י־ת

From Proto-Semitic *bayt-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

בַּיִת (báyitm (plural indefinite בָּתִּים, singular construct בֵּית־, plural construct בָּתֵּי־, Biblical Hebrew pausal form בָּיִת) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. house
  2. stanza (part of a poem or song)
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
ReferencesEdit

Proper nounEdit

בֵּית (béytf

  1. Alternative form of בי״ת

Proper nounEdit

הַבַּיִת (habáyitm

  1. Clipping of בֵּית הַמִּקְדָּשׁ.

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English byte, by similarity to בַּיִת (báyit, house).

NounEdit

 
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בַּיִת (báyitm (plural indefinite בָּתִּים)

  1. byte

YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew בֵּית.

NounEdit

בית (beysm, f

  1. beth (second letter of the Hebrew script)