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Egyptian ArabicEdit

AdverbEdit

کام (kām)

  1. how much, how many
    عندك كام ولد؟‏
    ʿándak kām wálad?
    How many children do you have?
    تحتاج الى كام فلوس؟‏
    tíħtāg ilā kām filūs?
    How much money do you need?

KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Armenian կամ (kam).

NounEdit

کام (kam)

  1. threshing device

ReferencesEdit


PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Persian kʾm (kām, will, desire, purpose) (compare Manichaean Middle Persian kʾm (kām)), from Old Persian 𐎣𐎠𐎶 (kāma), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *kā́ma, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari کام
Iranian Persian کام
Tajik ком (kom)

کام (kâm) (plural کام‌ها (kâm-hâ))

  1. desire, wish
    ایام به کام [باشد]!‏‎ ― Ayyâm be kâm [bâšad]!(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  2. design, intention, pursuit
  3. aim, goal

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Cognate with English gum, Swedish gom (palate).

NounEdit

Dari کام
Iranian Persian کام
Tajik ком (kom)

کام (kâm) (plural کام‌ها (kâm-hâ))

  1. (anatomy) palate, uraniscus

ReferencesEdit

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “kām”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 48

UrduEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Sanskrit कर्म (karma).

NounEdit

کام (kāmm (Hindi spelling काम)

  1. employment
  2. job
  3. work
  4. task
  5. action
  6. act
  7. deed
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Sanskrit काम (kāma).

NounEdit

کام (kāmm (Hindi spelling काम)

  1. wish
  2. desire
  3. longing
  4. affection
  5. passion
  6. lust
  7. love

Etymology 3Edit

From Persian کام (kâm); see there for more.

NounEdit

کام (kāmm (Hindi spelling काम)

  1. wish
  2. desire
  3. design
  4. intention
  5. (anatomy) palate, uraniscus