בת

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ב־נ־ה

Noun[edit]

בַּת (batf (plural indefinite form בָּנוֹת, singular construct form בַּת, plural construct form בְּנוֹת)

  1. daughter
    • Exodus 2:7, with translation of the King James Version:
      וַתֹּאמֶר אֲחֹתוֹ אֶל בַּת פַּרְעֹה
      vatómer achotó el bat par'ó
      Then said his sister to Pharaoh's daughter
  2. By analogy to בן - a direct female descendent:
    1. בת-חוה - daughter of eve
  3. A girl, a gal
  4. (construct only) Used in expressing the age of a woman, a girl, or the referent of a feminine noun: age, aged.
    היא בת שש.hi bat shesh. — She is six years old. [literally, a daughter of six]
    • התקוה
      עוד לא אבדה תקותינו
      התקוה בת שנות אלפים

Usage notes[edit]

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