יין

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Etymology[edit]

Related to Ugaritic 𐎊𐎐 (yn), Akkadian [script needed] (īnu) (borrowed from Canaanite), Arabic وَيْن (wayn), Ge'ez ወይን (wäyn, grapevine, wine) (Amharic ወይን (wäyn)).

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Noun[edit]

יַיִן (yáyinm (plural indefinite יֵינוֹת, singular construct יֵין־, plural construct יֵינֵי־) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. wine (fermented grape juice)
    אני אוהב יינות אדומים ואחי מעדיף יינות לבנים.‎
    aní ohév yeinót adumím v'akhí ma'adíf yeinót l'vaním.
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  2. (by implication) intoxication

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