See also: کمand گم

ArabicEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

كَمْ (kam)

  1. how many
    كَمْ كِتَابًا تُرِيدُ أَنْ تَشْتَرِيَ؟‎‎
    kam kitāban turīdu ʾan taštariya?
    How many books do you want to buy?
  2. how much

Etymology 2Edit

Artificial formation from the word above.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

كَمّ (kammm

  1. quantity, multitude
    اَلْعِبْرَةُ بِٱلْكَيْفِ لَا بِٱلْكَمِّ
    al-ʿibratu bi-l-kayfi lā bi-l-kammi
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
  2. (physics) quantum
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ـكُمْ (-kumm pl (enclitic form of أَنْتُم(ʾantum))

  1. you, your (masculine plural) (bound object pronoun)
    السَّلامُ عَلَيْكُمْ as-salāmu ʿalaykum — "peace be upon you"

Etymology 4Edit

Compare ب ك م(b-k-m).

VerbEdit

كَمَّ (kamma) I, non-past يَكُمُّ‎‎ (yakummu)

  1. to cover up, to close up by enveloping, to muzzle
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NounEdit

كِمّ (kimmm (plural أَكْمَام(ʾakmām) or أَكِمَّة(ʾakimma) or كِمَام(kimām) or أَكَامِيم(ʾakāmīm))

  1. calyx of a flower, the envelope or spathe of a palm-tree or the like
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Persian: کما(kamâ, kimâ, kumâ, mace, the envelope of nutmeg)

NounEdit

كُمّ (kummm (plural أَكْمَام(ʾakmām) or كِمَمَة(kimama))

  1. sleeve of a garment
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Gulf Arabic: چَم(čam)
  • Persian: کما(kamâ)

Moroccan ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic كُمّ(kumm).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

كم (kummm (plural كمام(kmām))

  1. sleeve (part of a garment that covers the arm)