See also: حيي, چی, جي, خی, جئ, and جٍي

Arabic

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Etymology 1

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Root
ح ي و (ḥ y w)
16 terms

Compare Hebrew חי (khay), Ge'ez ሐይወ (ḥäywä).

Alternative forms

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Verb

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حَيِيَ (ḥayiya) I, non-past يَحْيَا‎ (yaḥyā)

  1. Alternative form of حَيِيَ (ḥayiya)
Conjugation
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Interjection

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حَيَّ (ḥayya)

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Conjugation
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Etymology 2

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Root
ح ي و (ḥ y w)
16 terms

Pronunciation 1

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Noun

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حَيّ (ḥayym (plural أَحْيَاء (ʔaḥyāʔ))

  1. neighbourhood
Declension
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Pronunciation 2

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Adjective

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حَيّ (ḥayy) (feminine حَيَّة (ḥayya), masculine plural أَحْيَاء (ʔaḥyāʔ), elative أَحْيَا (ʔaḥyā))

  1. alive
Declension
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Antonyms
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Noun

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حَيّ or حِيّ (ḥayy or ḥiyym pl

  1. plural of حَيَاء (ḥayāʔ)

Etymology 3

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Verb

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حَيَّ (ḥayya)

  1. (defective) come!
    Synonyms: تَعَالَ (taʕāla), هَلُمَّ (halumma)
    حَيَّ عَلَى ٱلصَّلَاةِ
    ḥayya ʕalā ṣ-ṣalāti
    Come to prayer!

Etymology 4

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Root
ح و ي (ḥ w y)
9 terms

Noun

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حَيّ (ḥayym

  1. verbal noun of حَوَى (ḥawā) (form I)

Etymology 5

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Verb

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حَيِّ (ḥayyi) (form II)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of حَيَّا (ḥayyā)

Moroccan Arabic

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Etymology

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From Arabic حَيّ (ḥayy).

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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حي (ḥayy) (feminine حية (ḥayya), masculine plural حيين (ḥayyīn), feminine plural حيات (ḥayyāt))
حي (ḥiyy) (feminine حية (ḥiyya), masculine plural حيين (ḥiyyīn), feminine plural حيات (ḥiyyāt))

  1. alive

Noun

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حَي (ḥiyy or ḥayym (plural أحياء (ʔaḥyāʔ))

  1. neighbourhood

South Levantine Arabic

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Root
ح ي و
4 terms

Etymology

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From Arabic حَيّ (ḥayy).

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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حيّ (ḥayy) (feminine حيّة (ḥayye), common plural أحياء (ʔaḥyāʔ))

  1. living, alive

Noun

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حيّ (ḥayym (plural أحياء (ʔaḥyāʔ))

  1. district, neighbourhood
    Synonym: حارة (ḥāra)