ماء

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *maʾ-; reanalyzed in the plural as if from root م و ه (m-w-h).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maːʔ/
  • (Morocco) مَاءٌ (māʾun)
    (file)

Noun[edit]

مَاء (māʾm (dual مَاءَان (māʾān) or مَاوَان (māwān) or مَايَان (māyān), plural مِيَاه (miyāh) or أَمْوَاه (ʾamwāh))

  1. (uncountable) water
  2. (uncountable) liquid
  3. (uncountable) juice

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “موه”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4