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EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

دُمْيَة (dumyaf (plural دُمًى(duman))

  1. statue, statuette, especially a painted idol made of ivory or marble
  2. an image or effigy
  3. a dummy, doll, or puppet
    • 2018 July 6, “دمية عملاقة على شكل "ترامب رضيع" في سماء لندن أثناء زيارة الرئيس الأمريكي [Giant 'Trump Baby' could fly over London for president's visit]”, in BBC Arabic[1]:
      وجمع ناشطون نحو 18 ألف جنيه استرليني لشراء دمية تنفخ بغاز الهيليوم طولها 6 أمتار، ويقولون إنها تجسد شخصية ترامب بأنه "مزاجي كالأطفال، ومغرور".‎‎
      Campaigners raised almost £18,000 for the helium-filled six-metre high figure, which they said reflects Mr Trump's character as an "angry baby with a fragile ego and tiny hands".

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ReferencesEdit

  • dmw”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • dmˀyn”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • dwmy2”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • dmy”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in de), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 272
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “دمي”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN
  • Lane, Edward William (1863), “دمية”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, page 916–918
  • “Proto-Semitic Root *dmy-; Number 2604” in Georgiy Starostin, Tower of Babel, Copyright 1998-2003 by S. Starostin