See also: بنى‎, ثني‎, ثنى‎, ث ن ي‎, ب ن ي‎, يني‎, نبي, and نبی‎

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Relative adjective (nisba) composed of بُنّ(bunn, coffee) +‎ ـِيّ(-iyy).

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

بُنِّيّ (bunniyym, feminine بُنِّيَّة(bunniyya), masculine plural بُنِّيُّون(bunniyyūn), feminine plural بُنِّيَّات(bunniyyāt)

  1. brown, coffee-colored
DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

Colors in Arabic · أَلْوَان(ʾalwān) (layout · text)
     أَبْيَض(ʾabyaḍ), أَشْيَب(ʾašyab)      رَمَادِيّ(ramādiyy), أَغْبَر(ʾaḡbar), أَعْفَر(ʾaʿfar)      أَسْوَد(ʾaswad), غِرْبِيب(ḡirbīb), أَحَمّ(ʾaḥamm), أَدْهَم(ʾadham)
             أَحْمَر(ʾaḥmar), أَصْهَب(ʾaṣhab); قِرْمِزِيّ(qirmiziyy)              أَمْغَر(ʾamḡar), بُرْتُقَالِيّ(burtuqāliyy); بُنِّيّ (bunniyy), أَسْمَر(ʾasmar), أَشْعَل(ʾašʿal), أَشْهَل(ʾašhal)              أَصْفَر(ʾaṣfar), أَشْقَر(ʾašqar); قِشْدِيّ(qišdiyy)
             لَيْمِيّ(laymiyy)              أَخْضَر(ʾaḵḍar), أَحْوَى(ʾaḥwā)              نَعْنَاعِيّ(naʿnāʿiyy)
             سَمَاوِيّ(samāwiyy), فَيْرُوزِيّ(fayrūziyy); حَذَفِيّ(ḥaḏafiyy), شَرْشِيرِيّ(šaršīriyy)              لَازُوَرْدِيّ(lāzuwardiyy)              أَزْرَق(ʾazraq)
             بَنَفْسَجِيّ(banafsajiyy), فِرْفِيرِيّ(firfīriyy); نِيلِيّ(nīliyy)              فُوشِيّ(fūšiyy); أُرْجُوَانِيّ(ʾurjuwāniyy)              وَرْدِيّ(wardiyy), زَهْرِيّ (zahriyy)

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

بَنْي (banym

  1. verbal noun of بَنَى(banā) (form I)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

بُنِيَ (buniya) (form I)

  1. third-person masculine singular past passive of بَنَى(banā)

Etymology 4Edit

Diminutive of اِبْن(ibn, son).

NounEdit

بُنَيّ (bunayym (plural بُنَيُّونَ(bunayyūna), feminine بُنَيَّة(bunayya))

  1. (endearing) little son
Usage notesEdit
DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

بُنَيّ (bunayym (plural بُنَيَّات(bunayyāt))

  1. a little road branching off from a main road
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 5Edit

From Aramaic בִּינִִיתָא‎ / בִּנִִיתָא(binnīṯā) / ܒܝܼܢܝܵܬܵܐ(bīnyāṯā, a certain kind of fish that was frequently eaten), from Akkadian 𒁉𒉌𒀉 (bi-ni-it /binītu/)/ 𒁉𒉡𒌓 (bi-nu-ut /binūtu/, construction, make-up; shape; creature, product, produce; natural product of animals, plants or stones; fish eggs, roe) from the root found in Arabic as ب ن ي(b-n-y).

 
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NounEdit

بِنِّيّ or بُنِّيّ (binniyy or bunniyym

  1. Labeobarbus bynni
    (Can we find and add a quotation of ألف ليلة وليلة to this entry?)
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
  • بُنّ(bunn, brine, pickling-solution)
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