ه

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Character ه
Unicode name ARABIC LETTER HEH
Unicode block Arabic
Codepoint U+0647

Arabic[edit]

Letter[edit]

ه / هـ / ـهـ / ـه ‎(hāʾ)

  1. The twenty-sixth letter of the Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by ن ‎(n) and followed by و ‎(w).

Numeral symbol[edit]

ه / هـ / ـهـ / ـه ‎(hāʾ)

  1. The fifth letter in traditional abjad order, which is used in place of numerals for list numbering (abjad numerals). It is preceded by د ‎(d) and followed by و ‎(w).

Suffix[edit]

ـهُ or ـهِ ‎(-hu or -him sg (enclitic form of هُوَ ‎(huwa))

  1. him, his (bound object pronoun)
  2. it, its (bound object pronoun, referring to inanimate nouns of masculine gender)

Usage notes[edit]

The form ـهِ appears after i or ī.

See also[edit]


Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Suffix[edit]

ـه ‎(-u or -m sg

  1. him, his (bound object pronoun)

Usage notes[edit]

After a vowel, manifests itself only by lengthening the vowel and transferring the stress onto it (except before the negative suffix š, where it appears as -hū-).


Malay[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [hɐ simpol], [hɐ bəsa(r)]
  • (Phoneme) IPA(key): [h]

Letter[edit]

ه / ‍ـ / ‍‍ـه‍‍ـ / ‍ـ‍ه

  1. The thirty-second letter of the Malay alphabet, written in the Arabic script.

See also[edit]


Pashto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ˈɡərda he/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /h/, /a/, /ə/

Letter[edit]

ه ‎(gërda he)

  1. The thirty-ninth letter of the Pashto alphabet.

Forms[edit]

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ه ـه ـهـ هـ

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: و
  • Next letter: ۀ

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ﻩ / ﻫ / ﻬ / ﻪ ‎(he)

  1. The thirty-first letter of the Perso-Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by و and followed by ی. Its name is هه or هِ.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Persian -k' ‎(-ag). Compare Old Armenian -ակ ‎(-ak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

ـه ‎(-e)

  1. Suffix forming adjectives from verbal stems
  2. Suffix forming nouns, from adjectives and present stems