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ḥzyr, ḥzyrˀ (ḥzīr, ḥzīrā) n.m. pig

  1 pig Com, , , .

   The CPA alternate form ḥwzyr may indeed be a diminutive qutayl form as claimed by DCPA, but it may equally simply be an alternate spelling, for in CPA vocal schwas are indicated with a vowel letter in most orthographies, with waw regularly found in this use after ḥeth.

   LS2: 439[225]. DJPA: 194b. DJBA: 446b. Jastrow: 444. Drower/Macuch: 143a. J. Payne-Smith: 136. Tal Sam: 261a. Audo: 1:327.


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