ביתא

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Aramaic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *bayt-.

Noun[edit]

בַּיְתָא (bayṯām (absoluteבַּי(bay), constructבֵּית(bēṯ), pluralבָּתַּיָּא(bātayyā))

  1. house, home

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βῆτα (bêta).

Noun[edit]

בֵּיתָא (bétaf

  1. alternative form of בֵּטָא
    • a. 217 C.E., Mishnah, Shekalim 3:2:
      רַבִּי יִשְׁמָעֵאל אוֹמֵר, יְוָנִית כָּתוּב בָּהֶן — אַלְפָ״א בֵּיתָ״א גַמְלָ״א
      Rabbi Yishma'el omer, y'vanit katuv ba-hen — alfa, beta, gamla.
      Rabbi Ishmael says, Greek was written on them — alpha, beta, gamma.

Lishana Deni[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Aramaicבֵּיתָא(bēṯā), from earlier ⁧בַּיְתָּא(baytā).

Noun[edit]

ביתא⁩ (bēṯam (pluralבאתיה(bāte) orבאתאניה(batāne) orביתאואתא(bēṯawāṯa))

  1. house