אךׄ

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Judeo-Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَخ (ʾaḵun).

Noun[edit]

אךׄ (ʾaḵunm (plural אכׄוה, ʾiḵwatun)

  1. brother
    • Exodus 1:6 in Saadia Gaon's Tafsir (circa 10th century)
      תׄם מאת יוסף וגׄמיע אכׄותה וגׄמיע אהל דׄלך אלגׄיל׃
      ṯumma māta yūsufu wajamīʿu ʾiḵwatihi wajamīʿu ahli ḏālika l-jīli.
      Then Joseph died and all his brethren and all the people of that generation.