ܙܝܬܐ

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Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

ܙܝܬܐ ‎(zaytām ‎(plural ܙܝܬܐ)

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

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • zyt”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 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