זית

HebrewEdit

Olive trees

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic [Term?]; cognates include Ugaritic 𐎇𐎚𐎎 ‎(ztm), Phoenician 𐤆‎𐤕 ‎(zt), Galilean Aramaic זֵיתָא ‎(zētā), Syriac Aramaic ܙܝܬܐ ‎(zaytā), Ethiopic ዘይት ‎(zäyt, olive oil), Arabic زَيْتُون ‎(zaytūn, olive), زَيْت ‎(zayt, oil, olive oil), Egyptian ḏt or ḏjt.

NounEdit

זַיִת ‎(záyitm ‎(plural indefinite זֵיתִים, singular construct זֵית־, plural construct זֵיתֵי־)

  1. olive (species)
  2. olive tree (tree)
  3. olive (fruit)

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