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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ل و ي (l-w-y), as لَوَى (lawā, to turn).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

لِوَاء (liwāʾm (plural أَلْوِيَة (ʾalwiya) or أَلْوِيَات (ʾalwiyāt))

  1. banner, flag, standard
  2. (military) brigade
  3. (military) major general
  4. province, district

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

لَوَّاء (lawwāʾm

  1. (ornithology) wryneck

DeclensionEdit