زيت

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See also: ريب, ریت, and زیپ

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Coptic ϫⲟⲉⲓⲧ (joeit, olive), Syriac ܙܝܬܐ (zaytāʼ, olive), Hebrew זית (záyit, olive).

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Noun[edit]

زَيْت (zaytm (plural زُيُوت (zuyūt) or أَزْيَات (ʾazyāt))

  1. oil (all types of oil, edible, fuel, motor oil, etc.)
    • 7th century CE, The Quran[1]:
      يَكَادُ زَيْتُهَا يُضِيءُ وَلَوْ لَمْ تَمْسَسْهُ نَارٌ
      yakādu zaytuhā yuḍīʾu walaw lam tamsashu nārun
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Etymology 2[edit]

Denominal verb derived from زَيْت (zayt, oil).

Verb[edit]

زَيَّتَ (zayyata) II, non-past يُزَيِّتُ‎ (yuzayyitu)

  1. to oil, to lubricate, to grease
  2. to add oil (to food)
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