ايه

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See also: إيه, أية, آية, and آیه

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

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اِيه (ēh)

  1. what?
    اسمك ايه؟‏
    Esmak ēh? (to a male), Esmek ēh? (to a female)
    What's your name? (Egypt)
    ايه ده؟‏
    Ēh da?
    What's this? (Egypt)

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North Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic إي (ʾī), a particle used in affirmative oaths. Possibly influenced by Syriac forms; compare Aramaic אין (ʾēn, yes).

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اِيه (ē, ēh)

  1. yes
    ايه, في أمل.‏
    Ēh, fī amal.
    Yes, there is hope.