260. achu
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achu: reeds, rushes
Original Word: אָ֫חוּ
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: achu
Phonetic Spelling: (aw'-khoo)
Short Definition: grass

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of foreign origin
reeds, rushes
NASB Translation
marsh grass (2), reeds (1), rushes (1).

אָחוּ: noun masculineJob 8:11

collective reeds, rushes (Aramaic אַחְוָא, originally Egyptian, compare demotic axu from axa be green, see EbAG & BB Mos. 338; WiedSammlung 16) Genesis 41:2,18 (E) Job 8:11; also Hosea 13:15 where read אָחִים plural for אֲחָוִים (compare AW), or from a parallel form [אָחֶה], see DeCompl. Var. 23 f.

אַחְוָה see חוה.

flag, meadow

Of uncertain (perhaps Egyptian) derivation; a bulrush or any marshy grass (particularly that along the Nile) -- flag, meadow.

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