בניין

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
ב־נ־ה

From the root ב־נ־ה ‎(b-n-). Compare Arabic بُنْيَان ‎(bunyān, building).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

בניין \ בִּנְיָן ‎(binyánm ‎(plural indefinite בניינים \ בִּנְיָנִים, singular construct בניין \ בִּנְיַן־, plural construct בנייני \ בִּנְיְנֵי־)

  1. building; construction
    • Ezekiel 42:5:
      וְהַלְּשָׁכוֹת הָעֶלְיוֹנֹת קְצֻרוֹת כִּי־יוֹכְלוּ אַתִּיקִים מֵהֵנָה מֵהַתַּחְתֹּנוֹת וּמֵהַתִּכֹנוֹת בִּנְיָן׃
      v'hal'shakhót ha'elyonót k'tsarót ki-yokh'lú atikím meihéna meihatakhtonót umeihatikhonót binyán.
      Now the upper chambers [were] shorter: for the galleries were higher than these, than the lower, and than the middlemost of the building.[1]
  2. (grammar) conjugation pattern; construction
  3. (בִּנְיַן־, binyán-) singular construct form of בניין \ בִּנְיָן‎.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ (1611) Authorized King James translation.