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הוּא m sg
- The received text of the Bible (the Masoretic Text) has many instances where the normally-masculine spelling הוא is used in a context where a feminine form is expected. The Masoretic tradition says to use the feminine pronunciation /hi/, normally spelled הִיא, in these cases. To indicate this pronunciation, it is written with the vowel diacritics of הִיא: הִוא. This is one of a few examples of a qere perpetuum in the Masoretic Text.
- (he): היא
From הָוָה (havá, “to be”).
הֱוֵא • (hevé)
- (rare) Be: used as an imperative.