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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic, from Proto-Afro-Asiatic *laḥam-(food). Cognate with Aramaic לַחְמָא(laḥmā), Classical Syriac ܠܚܡܐ(laḥmā), Hebrew לֶחֶם(léḥem), all “bread”. The semantic development in Arabic is due to the different agriculture and diet of the Arabian peninsula vis-à-vis the Fertile Crescent.

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NounEdit

لَحْم (laḥmm (collective, singulative لَحْمَة(laḥma), plural لُحُوم(luḥūm) or لِحَام(liḥām) or لِحْمَان(liḥmān) or لُحْمَان(luḥmān) or أَلْحُم(ʾalḥum))

  1. meat, flesh
  2. pulp

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