هي

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Hebrew היא (hi') and Aramaic הי (hi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

هِيَ (hiyaf (enclitic form ـهَا (-hā))

  1. she (subject pronoun).
  2. it (subject pronoun, referring to inanimate nouns of feminine gender)
  3. they (subject pronoun, non-human).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

هي (híyyaf (m هو, pl هم)

  1. she (subject pronoun)

Tunisian Arabic[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

هي (hiyyaf (m هو, pl هما)

  1. she (subject pronoun)