יקינתון

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Hebrew[edit]

יקינתון

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps borrowing from Ancient Greek ὑάκινθος (huákinthos, any of several dark blue flowers).

Noun[edit]

יָקִינְתּוֹן (yakintónm (plural indefinite יָקִינְתּוֹנִים)

  1. hyacinth (plant of the genus Hyacinthus)
    • לַיְלָה לַיְלָה מִסְתַּכֶּלֶת הַלְּבָנָה / בַּפְּרָחִים אֲשֶׁר הֵנֵצּוּ בַּגִּנָּה. / בְּצִיצֵי הַיָּקִנְתּוֹן / בְּגַנֵּנוּ הַקָּטֹן / לַיְלָה לַיְלָה מִסְתַּכֶּלֶת הַלְּבָנָה.
      láyla láyla mistakélet hal'vaná / bap'rakhím 'ashér henétsu baginá. / b'tsitséi hayakintón / b'ganénu hakatón / láyla láyla mistakélet hal'vaná.
      Night after night the moon looks down / Upon the flowers that are blossoming in the garden. / Upon the buds of the hyacinth / In our tiny garden / Night after night the moon looks down.