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AramaicEdit

VerbEdit

ריח (transliteration needed)

  1. to smell

HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Root
ר־י־ח

Cognate with Aramaic רֵיחָא(reikha), Arabic ريحة(rīħa).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

רֵיחַ (réakhm (plural indefinite רֵיחוֹת‎, singular construct רֵיחַ־, plural construct רֵיחוֹת־‎)

  1. An odor, scent, smell.
  2. (figuratively, chiefly in negative) A trace, residue, iota.

Usage notesEdit

  • In addition to the plural forms רֵיחוֹת and רֵיחוֹת־‎ given above, the plural forms רֵיחִים‎ and רֵיחֵי־‎ are attested since the Middle Ages; they are much less common, however.

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YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew ריח(réakh).

NounEdit

ריח (reyekh, reyakhm, plural ריחות(reykhes)

  1. scent; smell; odor