هوية

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Relative noun (nisba) composed of هُوَ(huwa, he) +‎ ـِيَّة(-iyya). Compare ماهِيّة(māhiyya).

Noun[edit]

هُوِيَّة (huwiyyaf (plural هُوِيَّات(huwiyyāt))

  1. identity
  2. substance, essence, existence
  3. divine substance
  4. identification documents
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ه و ي(h-w-y).

Noun[edit]

هَوِيَّة (hawiyyaf (plural هَوِيَّات(hawiyyāt))

  1. a desired thing
  2. a deep well
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) deep terrain, bottomland
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • جُبْرَان مَسْعُود Jubrān Masʿūd (1964), “هوية”, in الرائد معجم لغوي عصري ar-rāʾid: muʿjam luḡawiyy ʿaṣriyy, 7th edition, Beirut: دار العلم للملايين Dar Al Malayin, published 1992, OCLC 971548627, page 847
  • Francis Johnson (1852), “هوية”, in A Dictionary, Persian, Arabic, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co., page 1406

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic هُوِيَّة(huwiyya).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ha.wij.je/, [haˈwij.je], [-a]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

هويّة (hawiyyef

  1. identity
  2. identity card
    Synonym: بطاقة الهویة (biṭāqat il-hawiyye)