עוה to bend, twist.
— Qal - עָוָה he committed iniquity, sinned.
— Niph. - נַעֲוָה 1 was bent, was twisted; 2 was perverse.
— Pi. - עִוָּה he bent, twisted.
— Hiph. - הֶעֱוָה 1 he perverted; 2 he acted perversely. [Aram. עֲוָא, עֲוִי (= turned away, deviated, Arab. ‘awā(y) (= he bent, twisted). Related to עות ᴵᴵ, עבת.] Derivatives: עַוָּה, עִוּוּי, עָווֹן, עֲוָיָת, עֲוִית, הַעֲוָיָה, מַעֲוֶה, מַעֲוָה, prob. also עִי. cp. עִוְעִים.