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See also: ہی

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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Hebrew הִיא (hi) and Aramaic הי (hi).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

هِيَ (hiyaf, enclitic form ـهَا (-hā)

  1. she (subject pronoun).
  2. it (subject pronoun, referring to inanimate nouns of feminine gender)
  3. they (subject pronoun, non-human).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “هي”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

Egyptian ArabicEdit

PronounEdit

هي (híyyaf (m هو, pl هم)

  1. she (subject pronoun)

Tunisian ArabicEdit

PronounEdit

هي (hiyyaf (m هو, pl هما)

  1. she (subject pronoun)