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See also: آسم‎, أسم, and أشم

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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *šim-, from Proto-Afro-Asiatic *(ʔi-)sim- (name).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ism/
  • (narrow) IPA(key): [ʔism̩]
  • (file)

NounEdit

اِسْم (ismm (plural أَسْمَاء(ʾasmāʾ) or أَسَامٍ(ʾasāmin))

  1. name
    مَا اسْمُكَ؟‎‎ ― smukaWhat is your name?
    بِسْمِ اللّٰهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ‎ ― bi-smi llāhi r-raḥmāni r-raḥīmiin the name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate
    بِسْمِ الْأَبِ وَالْاِبْنِ وَالرُّوحِ الْقُدُسِ‎ ― bi-smi l-ʾabi wа-l-ibni wа-r-rūḥi l-qudusiin the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost
  1. appellation
  2. reputation, prestige
  3. (grammar) noun (a category above, including pronouns and adjectives, see the derived terms to get a picture of the usage)
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

اُسْمُ (usmu) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of سَمَا(samā)

Further readingEdit

  • Freytag, Georg (1833), “اسم”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in la), volume 2, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, pages 359–360
  • Carter, Michael George (2017), “The Seven Deadly Sins of Arabic Studies”, in Manuel Sartori, Manuela E. B. Giolfo, Philippe Cassuto, editors, Approaches to the History and Dialectology of Arabic in Honor of Pierre Larcher (Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics; 88), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 519–521
  • Kasher, Almog (1 October 2009), “Term Ism in Medieval Arabic Grammatical Tradition: A Hyponym of Itself”, in Journal of Semitic Studies[1], Oxford Academix, retrieved 26 October 2018
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “سم”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

AzerbaijaniEdit

NounEdit

اسم (isim)

  1. Alternative spelling of ایسیم

Hijazi ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic اِسْم(ism)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

اِسِم (isimm (plural أسماء‎ ‎(ʼasmāʼ))

  1. name

MalayEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic اِسْم(ism), from Proto-Semitic *šim-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

اسم (Rumi spelling isim‎)

  1. name (word or phrase indicating a particular person, place, class or thing)

SynonymsEdit


Ottoman TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian اسم(esm), from Arabic اِسْم(ism), from Proto-Semitic *šim-.

NounEdit

اسم (ism, isim)

  1. name
  2. (grammar) noun

SynonymsEdit


PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic اِسْم(ism), from Proto-Semitic *šim-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari Persian اسم
Iranian Persian اسم
Tajiki Persian исм (ism)

اسم (esm) (plural اسم‌ها(esm-hâ) or اسامی(asâmi))

  1. name
  2. appellation
  3. (grammar) noun

HyponymsEdit

See alsoEdit


Tunisian ArabicEdit

NounEdit

اِسْمْ‎ (ʾismm

  1. name
    شِسْمِكْ ؟‎‎
    šismik
    What's your name?
  2. noun
  3. title
    مَا خْتَارِشْ اِسْمْ بَاهِي لِكْتَابُو
    mā ḫtāriš ʾism bāhī liktābū
    He didn't choose a good title for his book
  4. first name

UrduEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowing from Sanskrit [Term?].

AdjectiveEdit

اسم (asam) (Hindi spelling असम)

  1. unequal
  2. uneven
  3. dissimilar
  4. unusual

Etymology 2Edit

Ultimately from Arabic اِسْم(ism), from Proto-Semitic *šim-.

NounEdit

اسم (ismm (Hindi spelling इस्म)

  1. name, appellation
  2. (grammar) noun, substantive
SynonymsEdit