بين

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See also: بین‎, تین‎, پين, and ب ي ن

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare with Hebrew בֵּין(béin),‎ Aramaic 𐡁𐡉𐡍(bēn), Ugaritic 𐎁𐎐 (bn), Ge'ez በይነ (bäynä), Old South Arabian 𐩨𐩺𐩬‎,‎ 𐩨𐩬‎. Synchronically like an adverbial accusative of بَيْن(bayn, interstice) from the root ب ي ن(b-y-n).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baj.na/
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Preposition[edit]

بَيْنَ (bayna)

  1. between (in the position or interval that separates two things)
    بَيْنِي وَبَيْنَكَ‎ ― baynī wa-bayna-kabetween me and you
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ب ي ن(b-y-n).

Noun[edit]

بَيْن (baynm

  1. verbal noun of بَانَ(bāna, to be separated) (form I)separation, division
  2. interval
  3. difference
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Verb[edit]

بَيَّنَ (bayyana) II, non-past يُبَيِّنُ‎‎ (yubayyinu)

  1. to make clear, to explain, to outline, to illustrate, to spell out
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 2:70:
      (Abdulhaleem)
      قَالُوا ادْعُ لَنَا رَبَّكَ يُبَيِّنْ لَنَا مَا هِيَ إِنَّ الْبَقَرَ تَشَابَهَ عَلَيْنَا وَإِنَّا إِنْ شَاءَ اللَّهُ لَمُهْتَدُونَ
      They said, ‘Call on your Lord for us, to show us [exactly] what it is: all cows are more or less alike to us. With God’s will, we shall be guided.’
Conjugation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

بَيِّن (bayyin) (masculine plural أَبْيِنَاء(ʾabyināʾ))

  1. clear, evident, perspicuous
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

بِينَ (bīna) (form I)

  1. third-person masculine singular past passive of بَانَ(bāna)

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