Word Family - Beirut

Introduction

Beirut in my thoughts today.

Beirut, "memory", "epicenter"

Full Text

  • Semitic *biʔr- well, spring
    • Central Semitic
      • Arabic
        • Classical Arabic بِئْر biʾr well, spring
          • Classical Arabic بُؤْرَة buʾra focus, epicenter
        • Egyptian Arabic بير bīr well, shaft, manhole
        • Maghrebi Arabic
          • Maltese bir well
        • Peninsular Arabic
          • Hijazi Arabic بير bīr well
            • Hijazi Arabic بيارة bayyāra manhole
        • Kurdish bîr well, memory
      • Northwest Semitic
        • Aramaic בְּאֵרָא bəʾērā well, pit
        • Canaanite
          • Hebrew בְּאֵר bəʾēr well
          • Canaanite *biʔrāt wells plural
            • Hebrew בארות Bəʼērōt
              • Ancient Greek Βηρῠτός Bērutós
                • Greek Βηρυτός Virytós
                • Latin Bērȳtus
                  • English Berytus
              • Ancient Greek Βηρωθ Bēroth
                • English Beeroth
            • Phoenician 𐤁𐤓𐤕 BRT
              • Arabic بَيْرُوت bayrūt
                • English Beirut
              • Egyptian 𓊸𓅡𓇋𓃭𓏏𓅱 bȝ(j)rtw
        • Ugaritic 𐎁𐎛𐎗 bỉr well
    • East Semitic
      • Akkadian 𒁍𒌨𒋾 bīrtu well

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Collected English words

Berytus, Beeroth, Beirut