בית

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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 form בָּתִּים, singular construct form בֵּית, plural construct form בָּתֵּי)

  1. house
  2. stanza (part of a poem or song)

Noun[edit]

בֵּית ‎(béytm

  1. Singular construct form of בַּיִת (báyit)‎, thus literally “house of”.
  2. Beth, the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
Derived terms[edit]
References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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בַּיִת ‎(báyitm (plural indefinite form בָּתִּים)

  1. byte