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 (ḥayiya) I, non-past يَحْيَا‎‎ (yaḥyā)

  1. Alternative form of حَيِيَ(ḥayiya)
Conjugation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

حَيَّ (ḥayya)

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    حَيَّ عَلَى الْفَلَاحِ
    ḥayya ʿalā l-falāḥi
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Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ح ي و(ḥ-y-w).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

حَيّ (ḥayym (plural أَحْيَاء(ʾaḥyāʾ))

  1. 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)

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حَيّ(ḥayy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

حي (ḥiyy) (feminine حية(ḥiyya), masculine plural حيين(ḥiyyīn), feminine plural حيات(ḥiyyāt))

  1. alive

Noun[edit]

حي (ḥiyym (plural أحياء(ʔaḥyāʔ))

  1. neighbourhood