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Etymology 1Edit

From Aramaic סֵימִטָא(sēmiṭā) from Latin sēmĭta, but later reanalysed as deriving from an Arabic root س م ت(s-m-t) which contains only denominal verbs however.

NounEdit

سَمْت (samtm (plural سُمُوت(sumūt))

  1. road, way
  2. mode or manner of conduct, modus vivendi
    • 2017 March 18, مالك التريكي, “عن القسوة في السياسة”, in AlQuds.co.uk[1]:
      وهذا لعمري من فضائل الشرط الإنساني عندما يتحرر من أنانية التمركز الذاتي. وليس مايكل بورتيلو نفسه ببعيد عن هذا السمت الإنساني.‎‎
      And this is a human requirement for my life of virtues, when one is freed of self-centered egoism. And Michael Portillo is himself not far from this mode of human conduct.
  3. gravity, staidness, steadiness, sedateness, calmness
  4. region or quarter towards which the course is directed
  5. compass direction
  6. azimuth
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Azerbaijani: səmt
  • English: azimuth, zenith
  • Kurdish:
    • Northern Kurdish: semt
  • Ottoman Turkish: سمت(semt)
  • Persian: سمت(samt)
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

سَمَّتْ (sammat) (form I)

  1. third-person feminine singular past active of سَمَّ(samma)

VerbEdit

سُمَّتْ (summat) (form I)

  1. third-person feminine singular past passive of سَمَّ(samma)

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

سَمَتْ (samat) (form I)

  1. third-person feminine singular past active of سَمَا(samā)

Etymology 4Edit

VerbEdit

سَمَّتْ (sammat) (form II)

  1. third-person feminine singular past active of سَمَّى(sammā)

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سَمْت(samt).

NounEdit

سمت (samt)

  1. side
  2. way
  3. hand
  4. direction
  5. azimuth