בית

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See also: בי״ת

Aramaic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

בֵּית (bēṯ)

  1. construct form of בַּיְתָא(bayṯā)

Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

בֵּית (bēṯ)

  1. beth, the second letter of the Aramaic alphabet.

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
ב־י־ת

From Proto-Semitic *bayt-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

בַּיִת (báyitm (plural indefinite בָּתִּים‎, singular construct בֵּית־, plural construct בָּתֵּי־‎, Biblical Hebrew pausal form בָּיִת) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. house
  2. stanza (part of a poem or song)
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • → Yiddish: בית(bis)
    • Alemannic German: Beiz
    • German: Beiz
References[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

בֵּית (béytf

  1. Alternative form of בי״ת

Proper noun[edit]

הַבַּיִת (habáyitm

  1. Clipping of בֵּית הַמִּקְדָּשׁ.

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English byte, by similarity to בַּיִת(báyit, house).

Noun[edit]

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בַּיִת (báyitm (plural indefinite בָּתִּים‎)

  1. byte

Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew בֵּית‎.

Noun[edit]

בית (beysm, f

  1. beth (second letter of the Hebrew script)
  2. (in compounds) house

Descendants[edit]

  • Alemannic German: Beiz
  • German: Beiz