ܙܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic زَيْت ‎(zayt) and Hebrew זַיִת ‎(záyiṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [zajtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [zajte(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܙܝܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܙܝܬܐ)

  1. olive (tree and fruit)
  2. olive oil
  3. (in the plural) olive grove or garden

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References[edit]

  • "zyt" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 87b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 115b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 379b