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ArabicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Alternative form of زَمَن (zaman) from Proto-Semitic *zaman-, from the root ز م ن (z-m-n).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

زَمَان (zamānm (plural أَزْمِنَة (ʾazmina))

  1. time, duration

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Freytag, Georg (1833), “زمان”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 2, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 256
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “زمن”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

MalayEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian زمان (zamân).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

زمان (Rumi spelling zaman, plural زمان٢)

  1. age (particular period of time in history)

PersianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian [script needed] (ODNA) / [script needed] (ẕmʾn' /zamān/) (Manichaean Middle Persian [script needed] (zmʾn /zamān/)), from Assyrian Akkadian [script needed] (zimān). Compare Parthian [Manichaean needed] (jmʾn /žamān/), Gurani ژەمەن (žaman, meal), Central Kurdish ژەم (žam, meal) and Old Armenian ժաման (žaman), ժամանակ (žamanak), Iranian borrowings.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari Persian زمان
Iranian Persian زمان
Tajiki Persian замон (zamon)

زمان (zamân)

  1. time (referring to a broad time period like epoch, period, season, etc. It is not the type of time that one reads from a watch or a clock)
  2. (physics) time
  3. season
  4. epoch
  5. (grammar) tense
  6. death

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Kaufman, Stephen A. (1974) The Akkadian Influences on Aramaic (The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago Assyriological Studies; 19)‎[1], Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, →ISBN, pages 91–92