339. i
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i: coast, region
Original Word: אּי
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: i
Phonetic Spelling: (ee)
Short Definition: coastlands

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
coast, region
NASB Translation
coastland (4), coastlands (26), islands (6).

I. אִי noun masculineIsaiah 20:5 ( feminineIsaiah 23:2) coast, region339 (contracted from אֱוִי so Ol§ 152 b; place whither one betakes oneself for resting, etc., originally from mariner's standpoint) — אִי absolute Isaiah 20:6 +; construct Jeremiah 47:4; (Job 22:30 see below IV. אִי compare Di) plural אִיִּים Psalm 72:10 +; אִיִּן Ezekiel 26:18 (Co איים) אִיֵּי Genesis 10:5 +; — coast, border, region (mostly late), of Philistia & Phenicia with adjacent country Isaiah 20:6; Isaiah 23:2,6; so of Caphtor (= Crete) Jeremiah 47:4; מַלְכֵי הָאִי אֲשֶׁר בְּעֵבֶר הַיָּם Jeremiah 25:22; elswhere plural, coasts of Chittim Jeremiah 2:10; Ezekiel 27:6, of Elishah Ezekiel 27:7; different countries (on or in sea) Ezekiel 27:3; Ezekiel 27:15; Ezekiel 27:35; Ezekiel 26:15,18 (twice in verse) (last strike out Co compare ᵐ5) compare Ezekiel 39:6, so also אִיֵּי הַגּוֺיִם Genesis 10:5 (P); particular אִיֵּי הַיָּם = coast-lands & islands Isaiah 11:11; Isaiah 24:15, "" הָאָרֶץ Esther 10:1; see (without הַיָּם) Daniel 11:18, & Psalm 72:10; so often Isa2 including inhabitants, Psalm 41:1,5; Psalm 42:4,10 (אִיִּים וְישְׁבֵיהֶם "" הַיָּם וּמְלֹאוֺ) Isaiah 42:12; Isaiah 49:1; Isaiah 51:5; Isaiah 59:18; Isaiah 60:9; Isaiah 66:19; compare Jeremiah 31:10; Psalm 97:1; Zephaniah 2:11 (אִיֵּי הַגּוֺיִם); islands, distinctly (taken up by ׳א as little things) Isaiah 40:15; coasts, banks, i.e. habitable lands Isaiah 42:15 ("" נְהָרוֺת).

I. אִי noun masculine isle, coast, see I. אָוָה.

country, isle, island

From 'avah; properly, a habitable spot (as desirable); dry land, a coast, an island -- country, isle, island.

see HEBREW 'avah

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