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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from the active participle of لَزِمَ(lazima, to be necessary, to be inseparable), from the root ل ز م(l-z-m).

AdjectiveEdit

لَازِم (lāzim) (feminine لَازِمَة(lāzima), elative أَلْزَم(ʾalzam))

  1. necessary, urgent, unavoidable
  2. obligatory
  3. closely adhering to, inseparable, inherent
    لَازِم مَلْزُوم‎ ― lāzim malzūmclosest friendship
  4. entirely addicted or devoted to
  5. worthy, fit
  6. (grammar) intransitive, neuter

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North Levantine ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic لازم‎.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɛːzɪm], [ˈleːzɪm]

AdverbEdit

لازم (lāzim)

  1. (false verb, followed by subjunctive verb) must; gotta
    لأ سوري، لازم تسأل حدا تاني
    Laʾ sōrī, lāzim tisʾal ḥadā tānī.
    No, sorry, you gotta ask someone else.

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic لَازِم(lāzim)

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

لازم (lâzem)

  1. necessary

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