Classical Arabic - English Dictionary

by Edward William Lane (1801-1876)

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حيو خ خا


Arabic Letter خ

The seventh letter of the alphabet: called خَآءٌ [and خَا (respecting which latter see the letter ب)]. It is one of the letters termed مَهْمُوسَة [or non-vocal, i. e. pronounced with the breath only, without the voice]; and of those termed حَلْقِيَّة [i. e. faucial, or guttural]: its place of utterance is the same as that of غ [which differs from it in being vocal]. (L.)

Root: خ - Entry: خ Dissociation: B

[As a numeral, it denotes Six hundred.]

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