noun Etymology: Hebrew Date: 1823 the 7th letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see alphabet table

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  • ZAYIN — (Heb. ז; זַיִן), the seventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet: its numeral value is therefore 7. The earliest form of the zayin, in the c. 1500 B.C.E. Proto Sinaitic inscriptions, consisted of two parallel strokes !ejud 0002 0021 0 img2307 , which… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • zayin — [zä′yin] n. [Heb zāyin] the seventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ז) …   English World dictionary

  • Zayin — (also spelled Zain or Zayn) is the seventh letter of many Semitic abjads, including Phoenician Unicode| …   Wikipedia

  • Zayin — es la séptima letra del alfabeto fenicio y hebreo. Dio lugar a la letra griega Dseda (Ζ, ζ), a la Z del alfabeto latino y a su equivalente cirílico …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Zayin — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Zayin (ז) est une lettre de l alphabet hébreu. Zayin est un album de Masada. Catégorie : Homonymie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • zayin — /zah yin/, n. 1. the seventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet. 2. the consonant sound represented by this letter. [1895 1900; < Heb, akin to zayin weapon] * * * …   Universalium

  • zayin — za•yin [[t]ˈzɑ yɪn[/t]] n. ling. the seventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet • Etymology: 1895–1900; < Heb, akin to zayin weapon …   From formal English to slang

  • zayin — noun The seventh letter of many Semitic alphabets (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others) …   Wiktionary

  • záyīn — [ref dict= Universal (Ch Ru) ]杂音[/ref] …   Chinese phonetic list

  • zayin — za·yin …   English syllables

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