AramaicEdit

VerbEdit

זוג (transliteration needed)

  1. to pair, to join, to marry

HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Root
ז־ו־ג

A Mishnaic borrowing from Ancient Greek ζεῦγος (zeûgos, pair), in turn derived from Proto-Indo-European *yewg- (to join). Analogous Semitic borrowings of the same term include Arabic زَوْج(zawj, spouse), زَوَّجَ(zawwaja, to join) and Aramaic זוֹגָא(zōḡā, pair, spouse), זַוֵּג(zawwēḡ, to join).

NounEdit

זוּג (zúgm (plural indefinite זוּגוֹת‎)

  1. pair, couple, twosome
  2. (poker) pair, two-of-a-kind

Derived termsEdit