HebrewEdit

Root
ז־נ־ה

EtymologyEdit

From the root ז־נ־ה‎ . Compare Arabic زِنًى(zinan).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

זוֹנָה (zonáf (plural indefinite זוֹנוֹת‎, masculine counterpart זוֹנֶה)

  1. female prostitute (who has sex for pay)
  2. slut
    Synonym: שַׁרְמוּטָה
  3. (rare, obsolete, disputed) female foodmonger[1]

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

זוֹנֶה (zoné)

  1. Masculine singular present participle and present tense of זָנָה

VerbEdit

זוֹנָה (zoná)

  1. Feminine singular present participle and present tense of זָנָה

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Commentary of Rashi to Joshua 2:1.

YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew זוֹנָה‎.

NounEdit

זונה (zoynef, plural זונות(zoynes)

  1. prostitute, whore
    Synonyms: קורווע(kurve), הור(hur), שליוכע(shlyukhe)