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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic *yamīn-, from Proto-Afro-Asiatic *yamin-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

يَمِين (yamīnm, f

  1. right, right side (opposed to left)
    ثُمَّ اِنْعَطِفْ يَمِينًا.‏
    ṯumma inʿaṭif yamīnan.
    Then, turn right.
  2. (feminine) right hand

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NounEdit

يَمِين (yamīnf (plural أَيْمُن (ʾaymun) or أَيْمَان (ʾaymān))

  1. oath

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “يمن”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4