Word Summary
ayir: a male donkey
Original Word: עַיִר
Transliteration: ayir
Phonetic Spelling: (ah'-yeer)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: a male donkey
Meaning: a young ass, an ass-colt
Strong's Concordance
colt, foal, young donkey

From uwr in the sense of raising (i.e. Bearing a burden); properly, a young ass (as just broken to a load); hence an ass-colt -- (ass) colt, foal, young ass.

see HEBREW uwr


H5895. ayir

עַ֫יִרnoun masculineGenesis 32:16 male ass (young and vigorous); — plural וַעְיָרִם32:16 (E); suffix עִירֹה49:11 (poem; "" אֲתֹנוֺ בְּנִי‎); construct מֶּרֶא עַיִר‎ (Ges§ 131c N. 2; or appositive KöSynt. § 333 s Di and others) Job 11:12 wild ass's colt; plural עֲיָרִים‎, for riding Judges 10:4a (10:4b see עִיר‎), עֲיָרִם‎), 12:14, singular absolute עַיִרZechariah 9:9; עֲיָרִים‎ for carrying Isaiah 30:6 Qr (Kt עורים‎), עֲיָרִם‎ for tillage 30:24.