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See also: شاه‎, ساہ, and شاہ

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ArabicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Found under the root ش و ه(š-w-h) in Lane (see below), and in a cross-reference under the same root in Wehr (see below).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

شَاة (šāhm or f (singulative, collective شَاء(šāʾ), dual شَاتَانِ(šātāni), paucal شِوَاه(šiwāh) or شِيَاه(šiyāh))

  1. a sheep
  2. a ewe, a female sheep

Usage notesEdit

The gender is unclear, as is whether the gender varies depending on the sense of the noun.

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Haywood, J.A.; Nahmad, H.M. (1965), “شاة”, in A new Arabic grammar, 2nd edition, London: Lund Humphries, →ISBN