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) (Amharic ወይን ‎(wäyn)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

יַיִן ‎(yáyinm ‎(plural indefinite יֵינוֹת, singular construct יֵין־, plural construct יֵינֵי־)

  1. wine (fermented grape juice)
    • Genesis 9:21, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      וַיֵּשְׁתְּ מִן־הַיַּיִן וַיִּשְׁכָּר וַיִּתְגַּל בְּתוֹךְ אָהֳלֹה׃
      vayésht min-hayáyin vayishkár vayitgál b'tókh 'oholó.
      wayyēšt min-hayyáyin wayyiškār wayyiṯgal bəṯōḵ ʾohŏlō.
      And he drank of the wine, and was drunken; and he was uncovered within his tent.
  2. (by implication) intoxication

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