See also: كمand گم

PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Persian 𐭪𐭬(kam, little, small)

PronunciationEdit

Dari Persian کم
Iranian Persian
Tajik кам (kam)

AdjectiveEdit

کم (kam) (comparative کم‌تر‎, superlative کم‌ترین‎)

  1. few
  2. little
  3. small
  4. scarce
Usage notesEdit

Unlike most comparatives and superlatives, کم‌تر(kam-tar), and کم‌ترین(kam-tarin) are frequently written joined, as کمتر(kamtar) and کمترین(kamtarin)

Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Bashkir кәм (käm, insufficient, scarce; inferior)

Etymology 2Edit

Compare Persian شکم(šekam, belly).

NounEdit

کم (kom)

  1. (dialectal, Khesht, Konartakhteh, Dashtestan) belly; abdomen; tummy; stomach

Etymology 3Edit

PronounEdit

کم (kam)

  1. (dialectal, Khesht, Konartakhteh) which

Southwestern FarsEdit

NounEdit

کم (kom)

  1. (Masarm, Deh Sarv, Kuzarg) belly
  2. (Masarm, Deh Sarv, Kuzarg) abdomen
  3. (Masarm, Deh Sarv, Kuzarg) tummy
  4. (Masarm, Deh Sarv, Kuzarg) stomach