See also: تمن

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek τίμημα (tímēma), from τιμή (timḗ), from τῑ́ω (tī́ō); ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kʷey- (value, honor). Compare Classical Syriac ܛܝܼܡܵܐ(ṭīmā, price, value) and Jewish Aramaic תמא(tmˀ, duty, tax, fee); for more see τιμή (timí) and τῑμάω (tīmáō).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /θa.man/
  • (file)

NounEdit

ثَمَن (ṯamanm (plural أَثْمَان(ʾaṯmān) or أَثْمِنَة(ʾaṯmina) or أَثْمُن(ʾaṯmun))

  1. price
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 12:20:
      وَشَرَوْهُ بِثَمَنٍ بَخْسٍ دَرَاهِمَ مَعْدُودَةٍ
      wašarawhu biṯamanin baḵsin darāhima maʿdūdatin
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Arabic numbers (edit)
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8
9  → 
    Cardinal: ثَمَانِيَة(ṯamāniya)
    Ordinal: ثَامِن(ṯāmin)
    Multiplier: ثُمَانِيّ(ṯumāniyy), مُثَمَّن(muṯamman)
    Distributive: ثُمَانَ(ṯumāna)
    Fractional: ثُمُن (ṯumun), ثُمْن (ṯumn)

From the root ث م ن(ṯ-m-n); compare ثَمَانِيَة(ṯamāniya, eight).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ثُمُن or ثُمْن (ṯumun or ṯumnm (plural أَثْمَان(ʾaṯmān))

  1. one eighth
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Andalusian Arabic: ثُمْن‎(ṯúmn)
    • Old Spanish: [Term?]
    • Old Spanish: [Term?]
  • Italian: tomolo
  • Swahili: thumuni
See alsoEdit