حي

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See also: حيي, چی, جي, خی, and جئ

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ح ي و (ḥ-y-w). Compare Hebrew חי (khay), Ge'ez ሐይወ (ḥäywä).

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (intransitive) to live
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ح ي و (ḥ-y-w).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

حَيّ (ḥayym (plural أَحْيَاء (ʾaḥyāʾ))

  1. anything that has life
  2. neighbourhood
Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. alive
Declension[edit]
Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

حَيّ or حِيّ (ḥayy or ḥiyym pl

  1. plural of حَيَاء (ḥayāʾ)

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ح و ي (ḥ-w-y).

Noun[edit]

حَيّ (ḥayym

  1. verbal noun of حَوَى (ḥawā) (form I)

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

حَيِّ (ḥayyi) (form II)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of حَيَّا (ḥayyā)