See also: حمل, ج م ل, and ح م ل

Arabic

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Root
ج م ل (j-m-l)

Etymology 1

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Verb

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جَمَلَ (jamala) I, non-past يَجْمُلُ‎ (yajmulu)

  1. to sum up, to summarize
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جَمُلَ (jamula) I, non-past يَجْمُلُ‎ (yajmulu)

  1. to be beautiful, to be pretty, to be graceful
  2. to be handsome, to be comely
  3. to be appropriate, to be proper, to be suitable
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جَمَّلَ (jammala) II, non-past يُجَمِّلُ‎ (yujammilu)

  1. to make beautiful, to beautify, to embellish, to adorn
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جَمْل (jamlm

  1. verbal noun of جَمَلَ (jamala) (form I)
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جُمَل (jumalpl

  1. plural of جُمْلَة (jumla)

Etymology 2

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From Proto-West Semitic *gamal-.

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جَمَل (jamalm (plural جِمَال (jimāl) or جِمَالَة (jimāla) or أَجْمَال (ʔajmāl) or أَجْمُل (ʔajmul) or جِمَالَات (jimālāt), feminine نَاقَة (nāqa))

  1. male camel
  2. ellipsis of جَمَل الْيَهُود (jamal al-yahūd, chameleon; mantis).
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Descendants
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  • Egyptian Arabic: جمل (gámal)
  • Maltese: ġemel
  • Swahili: ngamia
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Further reading
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  • Singer, Hans-Rudolf (1977) “Fortleben alten Wortgutes in arabischen Beduinen-Mundarten. II: Bezeichnungen für Kameltrupps [Survival of old wordstock in Arabic bedouin dialects. II. Terms for camel flocks.]”, in Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft[1] (in German), volume 127, pages 254–257

Ottoman Turkish

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Etymology

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From Arabic جَمَل (jamal, camel).

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جمل (cemel) (plural جمال or اجمال)

  1. male camel, especially a full-grown one
    Synonym: نر (ner)

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South Levantine Arabic

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Etymology 1

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Root
ج م ل
3 terms

From Arabic جَمَّلَ (jammala).

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  • IPA(key): /ʒam.mal/, [ˈʒam.mal], [ˈd͡ʒam.mal]
  • Audio (al-Lidd):(file)

Verb

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جمّل (jammal) II (present بجمّل (bijammel))

  1. to beautify, to make beautiful, to make pretty
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    Conjugation of جمّل (jammal)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m جمّلت (jammalt) جمّلت (jammalt) جمّل (jammal) جمّلنا (jammalna) جمّلتو (jammaltu) جمّلو (jammalu)
f جمّلتي (jammalti) جمّلت (jammalat)
present m بجمّل (bajammel) بتجمّل (bitjammel) بجمّل (bijammel) منجمّل (minjammel) بتجمّلو (bitjammlu) بجمّلو (bijammlu)
f بتجمّلي (bitjammli) بتجمّل (bitjammel)
subjunctive m اجمّل (ajammel) تجمّل (tjammel) يجمّل (yjammel) نجمّل (njammel) تجمّلو (tjammlu) يجمّلو (yjammlu)
f تجمّلي (tjammli) تجمّل (tjammel)
imperative m جمّل (jammel) جمّلو (jammlu)
f جمّلي (jammli)

Etymology 2

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From Arabic جَمَل (jamal).

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جمل (jamalm (plural جمال (jmāl), feminine ناقة (nāqa))

  1. camel