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تَحْمِيرُ البَطَاطِسِ(taḥmīru l-baṭāṭisi, roasting of potatoes)

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ح م ر(ḥ-m-r) related to the color red

VerbEdit

حَمَّرَ (ḥammara) II, non-past يُحَمِّرُ‎‎ (yuḥammiru)

  1. to redden, to color or dye red
  2. to roast
  3. to fry
  4. to brown (as by cooking or baking)
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

حُمْر (ḥumrpl

  1. masculine/feminine plural of أَحْمَر(ʾaḥmar, red)

Etymology 3Edit

 
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From Aramaic חֵימָרָא(ḥēmārā) from the root ח־מ־ר(ḥ-m-r) related to “becoming stringent”, “hardening”, “congealing”.

NounEdit

حُمَر (ḥumarm

  1. bitumen, asphalt
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
 
حُمَر

Etymology 4Edit

 
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From the root ح م ر(ḥ-m-r) for the red colour of the fruits.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

حُمَر or حُمُر (ḥumar or ḥumurm (collective, singulative حُمَرَة(ḥumara) or حُمُرَة(ḥumura))

  1. tamarind
    1. fruit of the tamarind-tree
    2. tamarind-tree, Tamarindus indica, the only species in Tamarindus
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ḥymr”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • ḥmr”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in German), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 151
  • Freytag, Georg (1830), “حمر”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum, volume 1, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 424
  • Lane, Edward William (1863), “حمر”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, page 640
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “حمر”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN, page 239