هو

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Arabic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

هُوَ (húwa)

  1. he (subject pronoun).

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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

هُوَّ (húwwam (f هي, pl هم)

  1. he (subject pronoun)

Pashto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

هو (ho)

  1. yes

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Kurdish هو (heu, gangrene).

Noun[edit]

هو ()

  1. pus

Usage notes[edit]

Sometimes the word is read as hau, which is wrong, as proved by the Armenian descendant.

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Armenian: հու (hu)

References[edit]

  • هو in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul
  • հու in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 421


Tunisian Arabic[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

هُوَّ (huwwam (f هي, pl هما)

  1. he (subject pronoun)