ቤት

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Amharic[edit]

ቤት(1)።
ቤት(2)።

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *bayt-. Cognates include Ge'ez ቤት (bet) and Tigrinya ቤት (bet).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbet/
  • Hyphenation: ቤት

Noun[edit]

ቤት (betm

  1. house
  2. room
  3. family
  4. generation
  5. stall, stable
  6. verse (of poetry)
  7. box, sheath
  8. (grammar) person
  9. (mathematics) period

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Thomas Leiper Kane (1990), “ቤት”, in Amharic-English Dictionary, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN
  • Wolf Leslau (2000) Introductory Grammar of Amharic, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 3

Ge'ez[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *bayt-

Noun[edit]

ቤት (bet) (plural አብያት)

  1. house

Related terms[edit]

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Tigrinya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *bayt-

Noun[edit]

ቤት (bet)

  1. house