בישן

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
ב־ו־שׁ

Adjective[edit]

בַּיְשָׁן (bayshán) (feminine בַּיְשָׁנִית, masculine plural בַּיְשָׁנִים, feminine plural בַּיְשָׁנִיּוֹת)

  1. embarrassed, easily embarrassed, shy
    Pirkei Avot (פרקי אבות), II, 5
    לֹא הַבַּיְשָׁן לָמֵד, וְלֹא הַקַּפְּדָן מְלַמֵּד
    the shy is not taught and the pedant does not teach

Etymology 2[edit]

An elision of בֵּית שְׁאָן‎‎

Proper noun[edit]

בישן (beshan)

  1. Bet Sh'an

See also[edit]