هوى

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See also: هوي

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ه و ي(h-w-y).

Verb[edit]

هَوَى (hawā) I, non-past يَهْوِي‎‎ (yahwī)

  1. to come down, to sink, to descend
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 53:1:
      وَٱلنَّجْمِ إِذَا هَوَى
      wan-najmi ʾiḏā hawā
      By the star when it descends
  2. to waft, to breeze

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

هَوَّى (hawwā) II, non-past يُهَوِّي‎‎ (yuhawwī)

  1. to fan, to ventilate

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

هَوًى (hawanm (construct state هَوَى (hawā), plural أَهْوَاء(ʾahwāʾ))

  1. verbal noun of هَوِيَ(hawiya) (form I)
  2. love, desire, passion

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

هُوًى (huwanpl (construct state هُوَى (huwā))

  1. plural of هُوَّة(huwwa)