ريح

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *rūḥ- (to blow, breathe; spirit). Cognate with Hebrew רוּחַ (rúach), Aramaic ܪܘܼܚܵܐ/רוּחָא (rūħā).

Noun[edit]

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

  1. wind
  2. fart
  3. smell, odor
Declension[edit]
Usage notes[edit]

Sometimes masculine.

Adjective[edit]

رَيِّح (rayyiḥ)

  1. windy
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

رِيحَ (rīḥa) (form I)

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