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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

Verb 1Edit

أَمَّ (ʾamma) I, non-past يَؤُمُّ‎‎ (yaʾummu)

  1. to go, to repair (to a place)
    أم مدينَة لندن‎ — to go to London
  2. to go to see
SymonymsEdit
ConjugationEdit

Verb 2Edit

أَمَّ (ʾamma) I, non-past يَؤُمُّ‎‎ (yaʾummu)

  1. to lead the way, to lead by example
    أم الناس‎ — to lead the people
    1. to lead in prayer
ConjugationEdit

Verb 3Edit

أَمَّ (ʾamma) I, non-past يَؤُمُّ‎‎ (yaʾummu)

  1. to become a mother
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Semitic *ʾimm-, from the root ء م م(ʾ-m-m).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

أُمّ (ʾummf (dual أُمَّانِ(ʾummāni), plural أُمَّهَات(ʾummahāt) or أُمَّات(ʾummāt), masculine أَب(ʾab))

  1. mother
  2. origin
  3. source
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

أَمّ (ʾammm

  1. verbal noun of أَمَّ (ʾamma) (form I)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

أَمْ (ʾam)

  1. or ...? (in double questions, the first part of which may be preceded by أَ(ʾa))
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 21:109:
      فَإِن تَوَلَّوْا فَقُلْ آذَنتُكُمْ عَلَىٰ سَوَاءٍ ۖ وَإِنْ أَدْرِي أَقَرِيبٌ أَم بَعِيدٌ مَّا تُوعَدُونَ
      But if they turn away, then say, “I have announced to [all of] you equally. And I know not whether near or far is that which you are promised.”

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “أم”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Egyptian ArabicEdit

NounEdit

أمّ ('umm)

  1. mother