ريح

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ر ي ح(r-y-ḥ). From Proto-Semitic *rūḥ- (to blow, breathe; spirit). Cognate with Hebrew רוּחַ(rúach), Aramaic ܪܘܼܚܵܐ‎/רוּחָא(rūħā).

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

رِيح (rīḥf (plural رِيَاح(riyāḥ) or أَرْوَاح(ʾarwāḥ) or أَرْيَاح(ʾaryāḥ))

  1. wind
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 10:22:
      هُوَ ٱلَّذِي يُسَيِّرُكُمْ فِي ٱلْبَرِّ وَٱلْبَحْرِ ۖ حَتَّى إِذَا كُنْتُمْ فِي ٱلْفُلْكِ وَجَرَيْنَ بِهِم بِرِيحٍ طَيِّبَةٍ وَفَرِحُوا۟ بِهَا جَاءَتْهَا رِيحٌ عَاصِفٌ وَجَاءَهُمُ ٱلْمَوْجُ مِن كُلِّ مَكَانٍ وَظَنُّوا۟ أَنَّهُمْ أُحِيطَ بِهِمْ ۙ دَعَوُا۟ ٱللَّهَ مُخْلِصِينَ لَهُ ٱلدِّينَ لَئِنْ أَنْجَيْتَنَا مِنْ هَٰذِهِ لَنَكُونَنَّ مِنَ ٱلشَّاكِرِينَ
      huwa llaḏī yusayyiru-kum fī l-barri wa-l-baḥri ḥattā ʾiḏā kuntum fī l-fulki wa-jarayna bi-him bi-rīḥin ṭayyibatin wa-fariḥū bi-hā jāʾat-hā rīḥun ʿāṣifun wa-jāʾa-humu l-mawju min kulli makānin wa-ẓannū ʾanna-hum ʾuḥīṭa bi-him daʿawu llāha muḵliṣīna la-hu d-dīna la-ʾin ʾanjayta-nā min hāḏihī lanakūnanna mina š-šākirīna
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. fart
  3. smell, odor
Declension[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

رَيِّح (rayyiḥ)

  1. windy
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “ريح”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

رِيحَ (rīḥa) (form I)

  1. third-person masculine singular past passive of رَاحَ(rāḥa)

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
ر ي ح

From Arabic رَيَّحَ(rayyaḥa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ريح (riyyaḥ) (non-past يريح(yriyyaḥ), form II)

  1. to sit down
  2. to relax
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Root
ر و ح

From Arabic رِيح(rīḥ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /riːħ/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

ريح (rīḥm or f (plural رياح(ryāḥ))

  1. wind