זוג

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Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

זוג ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. to pair, to join, to marry

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
ז־ו־ג

Supposedly a Mishnaic borrowing from Ancient Greek ζεῦγος ‎(zeûgos, pair), in turn derived from Proto-Indo-European *yewg- ‎(to join), but compare Arabic زَوْج ‎(zawj, spouse), زَوَّجَ ‎(zawwaja, to join) and Aramaic זוֹגָא ‎(zōḡā, pair, spouse), זַוֵּג ‎(zawwēḡ, to join).

Noun[edit]

זוּג ‎(zúgm ‎(plural indefinite זוּגוֹת)

  1. pair, couple, twosome
  2. (poker) pair, two-of-a-kind

Derived terms[edit]