جمعية

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ج م ع(j-m-ʿ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

جَمْعِيَّة (jamʿiyyaf (plural جَمْعِيَّات(jamʿiyyāt))

  1. association; club; society; assembly
    الْجَمْعِيَّةُ الْعَامَّةُ لِلْأُمَمِ الْمُتَّحِدَةِ‎ ― al-jamʿiyyatu l-ʿāmmatu lilʾumami l-muttaḥidatiUnited Nations General Assembly (literally, “the General Assembly of the Organisation of the United Nations”)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Gulf ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From publicly funded and operated supermarkets in Kuwait referred to officially and colloquially by that name. From Arabic جَمْعِيّة(jamʿiyya).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

جمعية (jamʿīyaf (construct state جمعية (jamʿiyat), plural جمعيات(jamʿīyāt))

  1. supermarket, grocery store

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