Word Summary
Kitti or Kittiyyi: a son of Javan, also his desc. and their land
Original Word: יתִתכִּ
Transliteration: Kitti or Kittiyyi
Phonetic Spelling: (kit-tee')
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: a son of Javan, also his desc. and their land
Meaning: Kittim -- a son of Javan, also his descendants and their land
Strong's Concordance
Chittim, Kittim

Or Kittiyiy {kit-tee-ee'}; patrial from an unused name denoting Cyprus (only in the plural); a Kittite or Cypriote; hence, an islander in general, i.e. The Greeks or Romans on the shores opposite Palestine -- Chittim, Kittim.


H3794. Kitti

or Kittiyyi [כִּתִּי‎] adjective, of a people always plural כִּתִּיִּים כִּתִּים‎; usually as

name, of a people = Cypriotes (compare Phoenician proper name, of a location כתי כת‎, Citium; on a connection with Kheta, –-t¹, –attê, חִתִּי‎, see WMMAsien u. Europa,345; — on Citium see CesnolaGyprus 46 ff); — כִּתִּים אֶרֶץIsaiah 23:1, כִּתִּיי֯ם23:12; כִּתִּים‎ (as son of Yawan) Genesis 10:4 = 1 Chronicles 1:7; כ ׳מִיַּד וְצִיםNumbers 24:24 ships from the side (direction) of Kittim; more Generally, of coast-lands of Mediterranean, כִּתִּיִּים אִיֵּיJeremiah 2:10, כִּתִּיִּם אִיֵּיEzekiel 27:6; even of Macedonian Greece, כִּתִּים צִיִּיםDaniel 11:30 (only here as adjective, compare Bev) i.e. Grecian ships.

כָּתִית‎ see below כתת‎.

כתל‎ (√ of following; compare Arabic make into firm lumps or blocks, make compact; Frey also bind, imprison, be joined together).