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See also: سمع and س م ع

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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

شَمْع or شَمَع (šamʿ or šamaʿm (collective, singulative شَمْعَة (šamʿa) or شَمَعَة (šamaʿa), plural شُمُوع (šumūʿ))

  1. wax
  2. candles
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Probably denominal.

VerbEdit

شَمَّعَ (šammaʿa) II, non-past يُشَمِّعُ‎ (yušammiʿu)

  1. to wax, to rub with wax
ConjugationEdit

PersianEdit

Dari شمع
Iranian Persian شمع
Tajik шамъ (šamʾ)
 
شمع

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic شمع.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

شمع (šam') (plural شمع‌ها (šam'-hâ))

  1. candle

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian شمع, from Arabic شمع.

NounEdit

شمع (shamāf (Hindi spelling शमा)

  1. candle