See also: صم

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Form I verb from the root ض م م(ḍ-m-m).

VerbEdit

ضَمَّ (ḍamma) I, non-past يَضُمُّ‎‎ (yaḍummu)

  1. to gather, hoard, join, bring near
  2. to incorporate, to annex
  3. to concentrate, centralize
  4. to gird
  5. to compress the lips
  6. to mark or pronounce with damma
ConjugationEdit
ReferencesEdit
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884) , “ضم”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary[1], London: W.H. Allen
  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “ضم”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

ضَمّ (ḍammm

  1. verbal noun of ضَمَّ (ḍamma, to gather) (form I)
  2. gathering, hoarding, joining
  3. incorporation, annexation
  4. concentrating, centralizing
  5. girding
  6. (linguistics) the sound of short /u/, indicated in writing by a damma
DeclensionEdit
ReferencesEdit