حياة

See also: حیات

ArabicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ح ي و(ḥ-y-w), related to Hebrew חַיִּים(ḥayím, life).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ħa.jaːh/
  • (file)

NounEdit

حَيَاة (ḥayāhf (dual حَيَاتَانِ(ḥayātāni), plural حَيَوَات(ḥayawāt))

  1. verbal noun of حَيِيَ(ḥayiya) (form I)
  2. life, lifestyle, lifetime
    هٰذَا كِتَابٌ جَدِيدٌ عَنْ حَيَاةِ النِّسَاءِ الْعَرَبِيَّاتِ.‎‎
    hāḏā kitābun jadīdun ʿan ḥayāti n-nisāʾi l-ʿarabiyyāti.
    This is a new book about the life of Arab women.
  3. lifeblood
  4. liveliness, animation

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Maltese: ħajja
  • Moroccan Arabic: حياة(ḥayāt, ḥyāt)
  • Azerbaijani: həyat
  • Crimean Tatar: ayat
  • Hindi: हयात (hayāt)
  • Pashto: حيات(hayãt)
  • Persian: حیات(hayât)
  • Tajik: ҳаёт (hayot)
  • Turkish: hayat
  • Turkmen: hayat
  • Urdu: حیات(hayāt)
  • Uyghur: ھايات(hayat)
  • Uzbek: hayot

ReferencesEdit

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