Word Summary
achu: reeds, rushes
Original Word: אָחוּ
Transliteration: achu
Phonetic Spelling: (aw'-khoo)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: reeds, rushes
Meaning: a bulrush, any marshy grass
Strong's Concordance
flag, meadow

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


H260. achu

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.