338. i
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i: a jackal
Original Word: אּיִּים
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: i
Phonetic Spelling: (ee)
Short Definition: Hyenas

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from oy
a jackal
NASB Translation
Hyenas (1), jackals (1), wolves (1).

II. [אִי] noun masculine jackal (howler, for *אָוִי see BaNB 188, compare Arabic , whence ) — plural אִיִּים, Isaiah 13:22; Isaiah 34:14; Jeremiah 50:39 (inhabitant of desert, ruin).

wild beast of the islands

Probably identical with 'iy (through the idea of a doleful sound); a howler (used only in the plural), i.e. Any solitary wild creature; --wild beast of the islands.

see HEBREW 'iy

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