Classical SyriacEdit


Compare Arabic زَيْت(zayt) and Hebrew זַיִת(záyiṯ).


  • IPA(key): [zajtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [zajte(ʔ)] (plural)


ܙܝܬܐ (zaytām (plural ܙܝܬܐ)

  1. olive (tree and fruit)
  2. olive oil
  3. (in the plural) olive grove or garden


Derived termsEdit


  • zyt”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary : قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 87b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 115b
  • Sokoloff, Michael (2009) A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, Winona Lake, Indiana; Piscataway, New Jersey: Eisenbrauns; Gorgias Press, p. 379b