שיפון

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic شُوفَان(šūfān, oat).

Noun[edit]

שִׁיפוֹן (shifónm

  1. rye
  2. chiffon

Usage notes[edit]

  • The Academy of the Hebrew Languages states that the words has two traditions of pronunciation dating back from Mishnaic literature שִׁיפוֹן(shifón) and שִׁפּוֹן (shipón) and determined that nowadays the former is the standard form.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Academy of the Hebrew Language (2012-06-27), “שיפון”, in (please provide the title of the work)[1] (in Hebrew), retrieved 2015-03-13