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

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

בַּיִת ‎(báyitm ‎(plural indefinite בָּתִּים, singular construct בֵּית־, plural construct בָּתֵּי־, Biblical Hebrew pausal form בָּיִת)

  1. house
  2. stanza (part of a poem or song)
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

בֵּית ‎(béytm

  1. Singular construct form of בַּיִת ‎(báyit), thus literally “house of”.

Proper noun[edit]

בֵּית ‎(béytf

  1. Alternative form of בי״ת
Derived terms[edit]
References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing 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)