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Revision as of 01:31, 29 June 2015

See also: حيي

Arabic

Etymology 1

From the root ح ي ي(ḥ-y-y), related to living. Per Wehr, also from the root ح ي و(ḥ-y-w).

Verb

حَيِيَ or حَيَّ (ḥayya or ḥayiya) I, non-past يَحْيَا‎‎ (yaḥyā)

  1. (intransitive) to live
  2. (transitive) to experience, to live to see, to witness
Conjugation
Usage notes
  • The non-geminate alternatives حَيِيَ (ḥayiya), حَيِيَتْ (ḥayiyat), etc. are only used in the intransitive senses.

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • (file)

Noun

حَيّ (ḥayym (plural أَحْيَاء(ʾaḥyāʾ), feminine حَيَّة(ḥayya))

  1. verbal noun of حَوَى(ḥawā) (form I)
  2. anything that has life
Declension

Adjective

حَيّ (ḥayy) (feminine حَيَّة(ḥayya), masculine plural أَحْيَاء(ʾaḥyāʾ), elative أَحْيَى(ʾaḥyā))

  1. alive
Declension
Antonyms

Etymology 3

Noun

حَيّ or حِيّ (ḥayy or ḥiyypl

  1. plural of حَيَاء(ḥayāʾ)