מנין

HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

מִנְיָן (minyánm

  1. defective spelling of מניין.

Etymology 2Edit

Progressive assimilation of earlier *מִן אַיִן (*min ʾáyin). Compare מֵאַיִן(mēʾáyin), with the more usual regressive assimilation (followed by degemination and compensatory lengthening). Cognate with Arabic مِنْ أَيْنَ(min ʾayna).

AdverbEdit

מִנַּיִן (mináyin)

  1. from where, whence
    מִנַּיִן בָּאתָ?‎‎
    mináyin báta?
    Where did you come from? (to a man)
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YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew מנין(minyán).

NounEdit

מנין (minyenm, plural מנינים(minyonim)

  1. a minyan (a quorum of ten required for certain ritual activities in Judaism)