חנות

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Etymology[edit]

Compare Aramaic חָנוּתָא ‎(ḥānūṯā), Maltese ħanut, Arabic حَانُوت ‎(ḥānūt), Armenian խանութ ‎(xanutʿ), Classical Syriac ܚܢܘܬܐ ‎(ḥānūṯā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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חֲנוּת ‎(khanútf ‎(plural indefinite חנויות \ חֲנֻיּוֹת, singular construct חֲנוּת־, plural construct חנויות \ חֲנֻיּוֹת־)

  1. A store, a shop.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This noun frequently appears in its singular construct form, with a following noun to indicate the kind of store; hence, for example, חנות ספרים ‎(khanút s'farím, lit. store-of books, i.e. bookstore).

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