شيح

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Arabic[edit]

شِيح
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Etymology[edit]

From a variant of the root ش ي ع (š-y-ʿ), meaning "to spread", "to sprout out", "to come forth"; compared to شَيْعَة (šayʿa, bush, short tree). Perhaps influenced by or directly borrowed from Hebrew שִׂיחַ (siakh, shoot, shrub); both roots are semantically parallel in other senses as well.

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Noun[edit]

شِيح (šīḥm (plural شِيَاح (šiyāḥ))

  1. Artemisia gen.

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