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EtymologyEdit

From the root ه و ي (h-w-y); compare هَوِيَ (hawiya, to take up as a hobby).

NounEdit

هِوَايَة (hiwāyaf (plural هِوَايَات (hiwāyāt))

  1. hobby

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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