Arabic edit

Root
ب ن ي (b-n-y)

Etymology 1 edit

Cognate with Hebrew בָּנָה (baná), Akkadian 𒆕 (banûm, to build), Aramaic ܒ݁ܳܢܶܐ (bnā), Ugaritic 𐎁𐎐𐎊 (bny).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ba.naː/
  • (file)

Verb edit

بَنَى (banā) I, non-past يَبْنِي‎ (yabnī)

  1. to build, to construct, to raise
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Verb edit

بَنَى (banā) I, non-past يَبْنِي‎ (yabnī)

  1. to construe, to inflect a word grammatically
  2. to strengthen, to fatten
  3. to assist by benefits
  4. to lead a bride in procession to her new home
  5. to lie with a woman
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Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

بِنًى (binanf pl

  1. plural of بِنْيَة (binya)

Etymology 3 edit

Noun edit

بُنًى (bunanf pl

  1. plural of بُنْيَة (bunya)

South Levantine Arabic edit

Root
ب ن ي
2 terms

Etymology edit

From Arabic بَنَى (banā).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ba.na/, [ˈba.na]
  • (file)

Verb edit

بنى (bana) I (present ببني (bibni))

  1. to build
    رح يبنو هون عمارة كبيرة.
    raḥ yibnū hōn ʕamāra kbīre
    They're going to build a big building here.

Conjugation edit

    Conjugation of بنى (bana)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m بنيت (banēt) بنيت (banēt) بنى (bana) بنينا (banēna) بنيتو (banētu) بنو (banu)
f بنيتي (banēti) بنت (banat)
present m ببني (babni) بتبني (btibni) بيبني (bibni) منبني (mnibni) بتبنو (btibnu) ببنو (bibnu)
f بتبني (btibni) بتبني (btibni)
subjunctive m ابني (abni) تبني (tibni) يبني (yibni) نبني (nibni) تبنو (tibnu) يبنو (yibnu)
f تبني (tibni) تبني (tibni)
imperative m ابني (ibni) ابنو (ibnu)
f ابني (ibni)