zayin

[ zah-yin ]
/ ˈzɑ yɪn /

noun

the seventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
the consonant sound represented by this letter.

Nearby words

  1. zastrugi,
  2. zatishye,
  3. zatlers,
  4. zax,
  5. zaydi,
  6. zazen,
  7. zaïre,
  8. zaïrian,
  9. zb,
  10. zb station

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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