ציון

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Multiple theories exist as to the origin of ציון, theorized roots include ציה, צון, צוה, and צהה. Attested to in Aramaic צהיון and Classical Syriac ܨܸܗܝܘܿܢ (ṣehyōn) — sometimes considered the older form by historians.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

צִיּוֹן (Tsiyónf

  1. Zion, Jerusalem
  2. A male given name

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

צִיּוּן (tsiyúnm (plural indefinite צִיּוּנִים)

  1. landmark
  2. note
  3. marking
  4. A grade, a mark: a measure of a student's performance.

Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew צִיּוֹן (tsiyón, Zion)

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ציון (tsien?

  1. Zion (Israel)
  2. Zion (Jerusalem)

Derived terms[edit]