ריח

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Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

ריח

  1. to smell

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Aramaic רֵיחָא (reikha), Arabic ريحة (rīħa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

רֵיחַ (réakhm (plural indefinite form רֵיחוֹת, singular construct form רֵיחַ־, plural construct form רֵיחוֹת־)

  1. An odor, scent, smell.
  2. (figuratively, chiefly in negative) A trace, residue, iota.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In addition to the plural forms רֵיחוֹת and רֵיחוֹת־ given above, the plural forms רֵיחִים and רֵיחֵי־ are attested since the Middle Ages; they are much less common, however.

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew ריח (réakh).

Noun[edit]

ריח (reyekh, reyakhm, plural ריחות (reykhes)

  1. scent; smell; odor