2759. charishi
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charishi: perhaps sultry
Original Word: חֲרִישִׁית
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: charishi
Phonetic Spelling: (khar-ee-shee')
Short Definition: scorching

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
perhaps from the same as cheresh
perhaps sultry
NASB Translation
scorching (1).

[חֲרִישִׁי] adjective meaning wholly dubious; only רוּחַ קָדִים חֲרִישְׁית Jonah 4:8; a silent east wind is not suitable in context; still = sultry is mere conjecture; Hi autumnal (√ I. חרשׁ); St proposes חרישׂית = חריסית, from חֶרֶס sun (or √ whence חֶרֶס comes) hot east wind; We makes no attempt to explain.


From charash in the sense of silence; quiet, i.e. Sultry (as feminine noun, the sirocco or hot east wind) -- vehement.

see HEBREW charash

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