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See also: شمعand س م ع

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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root س م ع(s-m-ʿ), from Proto-Semitic *šamaʿ-.

Pronunciation 1Edit

  • IPA(key): /sa.mi.ʕa/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

سَمِعَ (samiʿa) I, non-past يَسْمَعُ‎‎ (yasmaʿu)

  1. to hear
    لَنْ تَسْمَعَ شَيْئًا
    lan tasmaʿa šayʾan
    you won't hear anything
  2. (with ب(b)) to hear of, to hear about
  3. (with من‎) to hear from
  4. to learn, to be told
  5. (with من‎ or ل(l)) to listen to, to pay attention to, to hear someone out
  6. to learn by hearsay
  7. to overhear
  8. to lend an ear
ConjugationEdit

Pronunciation 2Edit

VerbEdit

سَمَّعَ (sammaʿa) II, non-past يُسَمِّعُ‎‎ (yusammiʿu) (causative)

  1. (ditransitive) to make hear, to let hear, to give someone something to hear
  2. (monotransitive) to recite
  3. to dishonor, to discredit
ConjugationEdit

Pronunciation 3Edit

NounEdit

سَمْع (samʿm (plural أَسْمَاع(ʾasmāʿ))

  1. verbal noun of سَمِعَ (samiʿa) (form I)
  2. hearing, sense of hearing
  3. audition
  4. ear
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “سمع”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Egyptian ArabicEdit

VerbEdit

سمع (simiʿ) (perfect, imperfect يسمع(yismaʿ), Verb form I)

  1. to hear (to perceive with the ear)
  2. to listen (to pay attention to a sound)

ConjugationEdit


Moroccan ArabicEdit

VerbEdit

سْمع (sməʿ)

  1. to hear

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سَمْع(samʿ).

NounEdit

Dari Persian سمع
Iranian Persian سمع
Tajiki Persian самъ (samʾ)

سمع (sam')

  1. hearing, sense of hearing
  2. ear

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