شاة

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See also: شاه‎, ساہ, and شاہ

Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Found under the root ش و ه (š-w-h) in Lane (see below), and in a cross-reference under the same root in Wehr (see below).

Noun[edit]

شَاة (šāhm, f (singulative, collective شَاء (šāʾ), dual شَاتَانِ (šātāni), paucal شِوَاه (šiwāh) or شِيَاه (šiyāh))

  1. a sheep
  2. a ewe, a female sheep

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The gender is unclear, as is whether the gender varies depending on the sense of the noun.

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