See also: تمني

Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From the root ⁧م ن ي(m-n-y) and ⁧م ن و(m-n-w).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ta.man.naː/
  • (file)

Verb edit

تَمَنَّى (tamannā) V, non-pastيَتَمَنَّى⁩‎ (yatamannā)

  1. (transitive) to wish for, to desire
  2. (obsolete) to read
  3. (obsolete) to fabricate, to make up (text, speech, etc)
  4. (obsolete) to lie

Conjugation edit

Descendants edit

South Levantine Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From Arabicتَمَنَّى(tamannā).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /tman.na/, [ɪtˈman.na]
  • (file)

Verb edit

تمنّى (tmanna) V (presentبتمنّى(bitmanna))

  1. to hope
  2. to wish (something (+ ⁧ب) for someone)
    بتمنّالك بالنجاح بتحقيق أهدافك.
    batmannālak bi-n-najāḥ bi-taḥʔīʔ ʔahdāfak.
    I wish you success in accomplishing your goals.

Conjugation edit

    Conjugation of ⁧تمنّى(tmanna)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m تمنّيت⁩ (tmannēt) تمنّيت⁩ (tmannēt) تمنّى⁩ (tmanna) تمنّينا⁩ (tmannēna) تمنّيتو⁩ (tmannētu) تمنّو⁩ (tmannu)
f تمنّيتي⁩ (tmannēti) تمنّت⁩ (tmannat)
present m بتمنّى⁩ (batmanna) بتتمنّى⁩ (btitmanna) بتمنّى⁩ (bitmanna) منتمنّى⁩ (mnitmanna) بتتمنّو⁩ (btitmannu) بتمنّو⁩ (bitmannu)
f بتتمنّي⁩ (btitmanni) بتتمنّى⁩ (btitmanna)
subjunctive m اتمنّى⁩ (atmanna) تتمنّى⁩ (titmanna) يتمنّى⁩ (yitmanna) نتمنّى⁩ (nitmanna) تتمنّو⁩ (titmannu) يتمنّو⁩ (yitmannu)
f تتمنّي⁩ (titmanni) تتمنّى⁩ (titmanna)
imperative m تمنّى⁩ (tmanna) تمنّو⁩ (tmannu)
f تمنّي⁩ (tmanni)