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