See also: مریخ

Arabic

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Etymology

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Derived from the active participle of أَرَاحَ (ʔarāḥa, to let rest, to soothe) and أَرْوَحَ (ʔarwaḥa, to stink), from the root ر و ح (r-w-ḥ); compare رَاحَة (rāḥa, rest, comfort) and رِيحَة (rīḥa, smell).

Adjective

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مُرِيح (murīḥ) (feminine مُرِيحَة (murīḥa), masculine plural مُرِيحُونَ (murīḥūna), feminine plural مُرِيحَات (murīḥāt))

  1. comfortable (of a thing)
  2. soothing
  3. restful
  4. flatulent

Declension

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References

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

South Levantine Arabic

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Root
ر و ح
16 terms

Etymology 1

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Learned borrowing from Arabic مُرِيح (murīḥ).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /mu.riːħ/, [muˈriːħ]
  • Audio (Ramallah):(file)

Adjective

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مريح (murīḥ) (feminine مريحة (murīḥa), elative أريح (ʔaryaḥ))

  1. convenient, comfortable

Etymology 2

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Equivalent to the active participle of ريّح (rayyaḥ, to calm, soothe).

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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مريّح (mrayyeḥ) (feminine مريّحة (mrayyḥa), elative أريح (ʔaryaḥ))

  1. convenient, comfortable
See also
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  • سهل (sahl, easy, convenient)