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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

دَمَّ (damma) I, non-past يَدُمُّ‎‎ (yadummu)

  1. to coat, to smear
  2. to paint, to daub, to dye, to tint
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

دَمّ (dammm

  1. verbal noun of دَمَّ (damma) (form I)
  2. ointment, salve, unguent, liniment
  3. paint
  4. pigment, dye
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Semitic *dam-, from Proto-Afro-Asiatic *dam-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

دَم (damm (plural دِمَاء(dimāʾ))

  1. (uncountable) blood
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

Either inherited from Proto-Semitic *dimm- (wild cat) or borrowed from Ge'ez ድመት (dəmmat) because this is rare in literary Arabic and appears in the dialects only in northwest Yemen.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

دِمّ (dimmm (plural دِمَم(dimam), feminine دِمّة(dimma))

  1. wild cat
  2. (dialectal) cat
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Behnstedt, Peter; Woidich, Manfred, editors (2005) Arabische Dialektgeographie. Eine Einführung (Handbook of Oriental Studies – Handbuch der Orientalistik; 78) (in de), Leiden: Brill, page 200
  • Behnstedt, Peter; Woidich, Manfred, editors (2010) Wortatlas der arabischen Dialekte – Band I: Mensch, Natur, Fauna und Flora (Handbook of Oriental Studies – Handbuch der Orientalistik; 100) (in de), Leiden: Brill, page 326–329
  • Hommel, Fritz (1879) Die Namen der Säugethiere bei den südsemitischen Völkern als Beiträge zur arabischen und äthiopischen Lexicographie, zur semitischen Kulturforschung und Sprachvergleichung und zur Geschichte der Mittelmeerfauna. Mit steter Berücksichtigung auch der assyrischen und hebräischen Thiernamen und geographischen und literaturgeschichtlichen Excursen[1] (in de), Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs’sche Buchhandlung, pages 318–319
  • Nöldeke, Theodor (1910) Neue Beiträge zur semitischen Sprachwissenschaft[2] (in de), Straßburg: Karl J. Trübner, page 58

Etymology 5Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

دُمْ (dum) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular imperative active of دَامَ(dāma)
  2. second-person masculine singular active imperative of دَامَ(dāma)

LakiEdit

NounEdit

دم (transliteration needed)

  1. (anatomy) mouth

PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Middle Persian dam.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari Persian دم
Iranian Persian دم
Tajiki Persian дам (dam)

دم (dam)

  1. breath
  2. steam
  3. moment
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Middle Persian dom.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari Persian دم
Iranian Persian دم
Tajiki Persian дум (dum)

دم (dom)

  1. tail
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Arabic دَم(dam).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

دم (dam)

  1. blood

UrduEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Sanskrit दम (dama).

NounEdit

دم (damam (Hindi spelling दम)

  1. taming
  2. self-restraint
  3. self-control
  4. temperance

Etymology 2Edit

From Persian دم(dam).

NounEdit

دم (damm (Hindi spelling दम)

  1. breath
  2. puff
  3. whiff
  4. life, vitality
  5. energy, vigour
  6. moment, instant
  7. draught
  8. elasticity
  9. strength
  10. ambition
  11. pleasure

Etymology 3Edit

From Persian, from Sanskrit दम्भः (dambhaḥ).

NounEdit

دم (damm (Hindi spelling दम)

  1. deceit
  2. fraud
  3. trickery
  4. trick
  5. coaxing
  6. arrogance
  7. pride
  8. boasting

Etymology 4Edit

From Arabic دَم(dam).

NounEdit

دم (damm (Hindi spelling दम)

  1. blood

Etymology 5Edit

From Persian دم(dom).

NounEdit

دم (dumf (Hindi spelling दुम)

  1. tail
  2. end
  3. extremity
  4. follower