See also: سمي‎, سمی, and شمي

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root س م و(s-m-w).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sam.maː/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

سَمَّى (sammā) II, non-past يُسَمِّي‎‎ (yusammī)

  1. (ditransitive) to name, to call, to designate, to denominate, to title, to entitle
    سَمَّى ٱبْنَهُ خَالِدًا / سَمَّى ٱبْنَهُ بِخَالِدٍ
    sammā bnahu ḵālidan / sammā bnahu bi-ḵālidin
    He named his son Khalid
  2. to nominate, to appoint
  3. to say بِسْمِ ٱللَّهِ(bismi l-lahi, in the name of God)
    Synonym: بَسْمَلَ(basmala)

ConjugationEdit

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Moroccan ArabicEdit

Root
س م ي

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سَمَّى(sammā).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

سمى (samma) (non-past يسمي(ysammi), form II)

  1. (ditransitive) to name, to call, to designate, to denominate
    شنو سميتي ولدك؟‎‎
    šnu sammīti wuldek?
    How did you name your son?
    سمانا العيانين.‎‎
    sammāna l-ʕiyyānīn
    He called us weak.
  2. to title, to entitle
  3. to nominate, to appoint

ConjugationEdit


Tunisian ArabicEdit

VerbEdit

سمى (samma)

  1. (ditransitive) to name, to call, to designate, to denominate
    شسميت ولدك؟‎‎
    šsammīt wildik?
    How did you name your son?
  2. to title, to entitle
  3. to nominate, to appoint