Classical Arabic - English Dictionary

by Edward William Lane (1801-1876)

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نينوفر ه هأ


Arabic Letter ه

[The twenty-sixth letter of the alphabet; called هَآءٌ: it is one of the class termed حَلْقِيَّةٌ (or guttural), and is a radical letter, except when written with two dots, ة; for which, and for the pronominal values of ه, &c., see the Supplement.]

Root: ه - Entry: ه Signification: A2

[As a numeral it denotes five.]



هُ: the vowel of this pron. is sometimes, in a case of pause, transferred to the preceding letter: and this is always done in modern Arabic.

Root: ه - Entry: ه.1 Signification: A4

هْ subjoined in هُنَّهْ, and the like: see أَبْيَضُ.

Root: ه - Entry: ه.1 Signification: A5

The هَا, termed تَنْبِيهٌ, is said by some to be used as an inceptive, without any meaning but inception. (See ذا.) See كَلِمَةُ تَنْبِيهٍ in art. نبه: and see an ex. voce تَا. When followed by a pronoun, as هو, &c., it is best rendered Lo.

Root: ه - Entry: ه.1 Signification: A6
Root: ه - Entry: ه.1 Signification: A7

بِهَا, in حَطَأَ بِهَا, and many phrases syn. therewith, is app. for بِٱسْتِهِ. See حَطَأَ.

هَآءَ / هَآءِ

هَآءَ and هَآءِ: see art. هوأ.

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