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EtymologyEdit

Related to Ugaritic 𐎊𐎐 (yn), Akkadian 𒅆 (īnu) (borrowed from Canaanite), Arabic وَيْن(wayn), Ge'ez ወይን (wäyn, grapevine, wine) (Amharic ወይን (wäyn)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

יַיִן (yáyinm (plural indefinite יֵינוֹת‎, singular construct יֵין־, plural construct יֵינֵי־‎) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. wine (fermented grape juice)
    אני אוהב יינות אדומים ואחי מעדיף יינות לבנים.‎‎
    aní ohév yeinót adumím v'akhí ma'adíf yeinót l'vaním.
    I love red wines and my brother prefers white wines.
  2. (by implication) intoxication

DescendantsEdit

  • Yiddish: יין‎(yayin)

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