حي

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ح ي ي (ḥ-y-y), related to living.

Verb[edit]

حَيِيَ or حَيَّ (ḥayya or ḥayiya) I, non-past يَحْيَا‎ (yaḥyā)

  1. (intransitive) to live
  2. (transitive) to experience, to live to see, to witness

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The non-geminate alternatives حَيِيَ (ḥayiya), حَيِيَتْ (ḥayiyat), etc. are only used in the intransitive senses.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

حَيّ (ḥayym (plural أَحْيَاء (ʾaḥyāʾ), feminine حَيَّة (ḥayya))

  1. anything that has life

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Adjective[edit]

حَيّ (ḥayy) (feminine حَيَّة (ḥayya), masculine plural أَحْيَاء (ʾaḥyāʾ))

  1. alive

Declension[edit]