חיים

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
ח־י־ה

From the root ח־י־ה ‎(ḥ-y-).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

חַיִּים ‎(khayímm pl

  1. living, alive: masculine plural of חַי

Noun[edit]

חַיִּים ‎(ḥayímm pl ‎(plural construct חַיֵּי־) (plural only)

  1. life (period during which one is alive)
  2. life (state of being alive)
  3. life (the process of life, all biological life)

Declension[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

חַיִּים ‎(kháyimm

  1. A male given name, Haim or Chaim.

Verb[edit]

חַיִּים ‎(khayím)

  1. living, are living, live: masculine plural present participle and present tense of חי ‎(khay).

Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew חַיִּים ‎(life).

Noun[edit]

חיים ‎(khayemm

  1. (especially in religious contexts) life

Synonyms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

חיים ‎(khayemm

  1. A male given name: Chaim