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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ك ل م(k-l-m).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ka.li.ma/
  • (file)

NounEdit

كَلِمَة (kalimaf (plural كَلِمَات(kalimāt))

  1. (grammar) word
    اَلْكَلِمَةُ ٱسْمٌ وَفِعْلٌ وَحَرْفٌ
    al-kalimatu smun wafiʿlun waḥarfun
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
  2. speech, utterance, statement
    أَلْقَى كَلِمَةً
    ʾalqā kalimatan
    He gave a speech.
    • Quran 14:26
      وَمَثَلُ كَلِمَةٍ خَبِيثَةٍ كَشَجَرَةٍ خَبِيثَةٍ اجْتُثَّتْ مِن فَوْقِ الْأَرْضِ مَا لَهَا مِن قَرَارٍ
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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Egyptian ArabicEdit

NounEdit

كلمة (kilmaf (plural كلام‎)

  1. word

Gulf ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic كَلِمَة(kalima). Cognate with Maltese kelma, Egyptian Arabic كلمة(kilma), Hijazi Arabic كلمة(kilma).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kuwait) IPA(key): /kɪlmə/
  • (Kuwait) IPA(key): /ˈkɪlmət‿/ (construct)

NounEdit

كِلْمَة (kɪlməf (plural كِلْمات(kɪlmat), construct كِلْمةْ (kɪlmət))

  1. word
    شنو سپلنق كلمة "گربه" بالايراني؟‎‎
    ʃɪnʊ spɪlɪŋ kɪlmət "gorbeh" bɪl-irani?
    What is the spelling of the word "gorbeh" in Persian?
  2. (by extension) speech, saying, utterance
    كلمة امك فوق كلمة اي احد
    kɪlmət ʊmmɪk fog kilmət əy ə7əd
    Your mother's word is above everyone else's

Hijazi ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic كَلِمَة(kalima)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

كِلْمة (kilmaf (plural كِلْمات‎ ‎(kilmāt))

  1. word