יין

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Ugaritic [script needed] (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 form יֵינוֹת, singular construct form יֵין־, plural construct form 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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