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zayin

[ zah-yin ]
/ ˈzɑ yɪn /
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noun
the seventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
the consonant sound represented by this letter.
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Origin of zayin

1895–1900; <Hebrew, akin to zayin weapon

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British Dictionary definitions for zayin

zayin
/ (ˈzɑːjɪn) /

noun
the seventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ז), transliterated as z

Word Origin for zayin

from Hebrew, literally: weapon
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