See also: سمى‎, سمی, and شمي

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root س م و(s-m-w); compare سَمَا(samā, to be high, to be exalted).

AdjectiveEdit

سَمِيّ (samiyy) (feminine سَمِيَّة(samiyya), masculine plural أَسْمِيَاء(ʾasmiyāʾ), elative أَسْمَى(ʾasmā))

  1. high, lofty
  2. exalted, sublime
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Etymology 2Edit

From the root س م و(s-m-w), based on the biliteral root س م(s-m) of اِسْم(ism, name).

AdjectiveEdit

سَمِيّ (samiyy) (feminine سَمِيَّة(samiyya), masculine plural أَسْمِيَاء(ʾasmiyāʾ), elative أَسْمَى(ʾasmā))

  1. homogeneous, of the same name
  2. similar
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NounEdit

سَمِيّ (samiyym (plural أَسْمِيَاء(ʾasmiyāʾ))

  1. namesake
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DescendantsEdit
  • Gulf Arabic: سمي(simi)
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Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

سُمِّي (summī) (form I)

  1. second-person feminine singular active imperative of سَمَّ(samma)

Etymology 4Edit

VerbEdit

سُمِيَ (sumiya) (form I)

  1. third-person masculine singular past passive of سَمَا(samā)

Etymology 5Edit

VerbEdit

سِمِي (simī) (form I)

  1. second-person feminine singular active imperative of وَسَمَ(wasama)

VerbEdit

سُمِي (sumī) (form I)

  1. second-person feminine singular active imperative of وَسُمَ(wasuma)

Etymology 6Edit

VerbEdit

سَمِّي (sammī) (form II)

  1. second-person feminine singular active imperative of سَمَّى(sammā)

VerbEdit

سُمِّيَ (summiya) (form II)

  1. third-person masculine singular past passive of سَمَّى(sammā)

Gulf ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سَمِيّ(samiyy).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

سِمي (simim (feminine سمية(simīya))

  1. namesake; a person who shares the same name as another.
    هلا والله بالسمي!‎‎ ― hala waḷḷa bis-simi!Warm welcome to the the person who shares the same name!

AdjectiveEdit

سِمي (simim (feminine سمية(simīya))

  1. namesake; a person who shares the same name as another.
    الا باقر السمي وينه؟‎‎ ― illa bāqir is-simi wēnaWhere is Bāqir who shares the same name as me? (literally, “by the way, Bāqir the namesake, where is he?”)