See also: عم

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root غ م م(ḡ-m-m).

VerbEdit

غَمَّ (ḡamma) I, non-past يَغُمُّ‎‎ (yaḡummu)

  1. to cover, to veil, to shroud
  2. (passive) to be obscure, to be unapparent
    • فَإِنْ غُمَّ عَلَيْكُمْ فَاقْدِرُوا ثَلَاثِينَ ‏
      faʾin ḡumma ʿalaykum fāqdirū ṯalāṯīna
      If [the sky] is masked for you [by clouds], then calculate thirty days [for the month of Ramaḍān.
  3. to fill with grief, to grief, to chagrin

ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

غَمّ (ḡammm (plural غُمُوم(ḡumūm))

  1. grief, sorrow, chagrin
    • =
      وَتَدْنُو الشَّمْسُ، فَيَبْلُغُ النَّاسَ مِنَ الْغَمِّ وَالْكَرْبِ مَا لَا يُطِيقُونَ وَلَا يَحْتَمِلُونَ
      wa-tadnū š-šamsu, fa-yabluḡu n-nāsa mina l-ḡammi wa-l-karbi mā lā yuṭīqūna wa-lā yaḥtamilūna
      The sun will come so close to the people that they will suffer such distress and trouble as they will not be able to bear or stand.

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: gamar-se
  • Pashto: غم
  • Persian: غم
    • Ottoman Turkish: قان(gam)
    • Urdu: غم

ReferencesEdit

  • Freytag, Georg, “غم”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum[1] (in Latin), volume 3, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, 1835, pages 292–293
  • Lane, Edward William, “غم”, in Arabic-English Lexicon[2], London: Williams & Norgate, 1863, page 2289
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz, “غم”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart[3] (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 1985, published 2011, →ISBN, page 926

PashtoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic غَمّ(ḡamm).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

غم (ǧamm

  1. grief, sorrow

Derived termsEdit


PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic غَمّ(ḡamm).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

غم (ğam)

  1. grief, sorrow

Derived termsEdit


UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian غم(ǧam), from Arabic غَمّ(ḡamm)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

غم (ġamm (Hindi spelling ग़म)

  1. grief, sorrow
    اُس کی موت پر گہرا غم منایا گیا۔‎‎
    uskī maut par gahrā ġam manāyā gayā.
    His death was deeply mourned.

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