See also: Aman, amân, amañ, amãn, Amán, and āman

CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: a‧man

VerbEdit

aman

  1. to anticipate

DongxiangEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mongolic *aman, see Mongolian ам (am).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈmaŋ/, [ɑˈmɑ̃(ŋ)]

NounEdit

aman

  1. mouth
  2. brim, edge

EsperantoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aman

  1. accusative singular of ama

GalicianEdit

VerbEdit

aman

  1. third-person plural present indicative of amar

GhadamesEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Berber *am-an.

NounEdit

aman pl

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, →ISBN, page 38

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic اَمَان(amān, tranquillity, peacefulness).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aman

  1. safe

Derived termsEdit


KabyleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Berber *am-an.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

aman m pl (construct plural waman)

  1. water
    Mi akken ay d-yenna aman, nettat tefka-as aman.
    When he said water, she gave him water.

ReferencesEdit

  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, →ISBN, page 38

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic اَمَان(amān, tranquillity, peacefulness).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aman

  1. peaceful

NefusaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Berber *am-an.

NounEdit

aman pl

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, →ISBN, page 38

NobiinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Nubian ⲁⲙⲁⲛ-.

NounEdit

aman

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, →ISBN, page 38

Northern KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Armenian աման (aman).

NounEdit

aman ?

  1. household utensils, pots and pans

ReferencesEdit

  • Jaba, Auguste; Justi, Ferdinand (1879) , “اوان”, in Dictionnaire Kurde-Français [Kurdish–French Dictionary], Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 20a
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971) , “աման”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 144a
  • Rizgar, Baran (1993) , “aman”, in Kurdish–English, English–Kurdish Dictionary, London: M. F. Onen, page 22b

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish امان(amân), from Arabic اَمَان(amān, tranquillity, peacefulness).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ǎmaːn/
  • Hyphenation: a‧man

NounEdit

àmān m (Cyrillic spelling а̀ма̄н)

  1. pity
  2. mercy
  3. compassion
  4. forgiveness

DeclensionEdit

InterjectionEdit

àmān (Cyrillic spelling а̀ма̄н)

  1. for goodness' sake! (in amazement)
  2. (when asking for mercy, help or forgiveness):
    1. Be merciful!
    2. Help me!
    3. I'm sorry!
  3. by God, I swear to god! (used to add emphasis, as if swearing an oath)

QuotationsEdit


SiwiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Berber *am-an.

NounEdit

amán pl

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, →ISBN, page 38

SoknaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Berber *am-an.

NounEdit

aman pl

  1. (Fezzan / Fogaha) water

ReferencesEdit

  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, →ISBN, page 38

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

aman

  1. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of amar.
  2. Second-person plural (ustedes) present indicative form of amar.

TagargrentEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Berber *am-an.

NounEdit

aman

  1. water

ReferencesEdit


TarifitEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Berber *am-an.

NounEdit

aman

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • [1]
  • Jordi Aguadé, Patrice Cressier, Ángeles Vicente, Peuplement et arabisation au Maghreb occidenta (1998)
  • Paul Geuthner, Manuel de berbère marocain: (dialecte rifain) (1926)

TashelhitEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Berber *am-an.

NounEdit

aman pl

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, →ISBN, page 38

TaznatitEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Berber *am-an.

NounEdit

aman m pl

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Maarten Kossmann, Grammaire du parler berbère de Figuig (Maroc oriental) (1997), page 265

TetumEdit

NounEdit

aman

  1. father

TuaregEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Berber *am-an.

NounEdit

aman pl

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, →ISBN, page 38

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish امان(amân), from Arabic اَمَان(amān, tranquillity, peacefulness).

NounEdit

aman (definite accusative amanı, uncountable)

  1. mercy
  2. quarter

InterjectionEdit

aman!

  1. oh!

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: αμάν (amán, oh!)

ZenagaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Berber *am-an.

NounEdit

aman pl

  1. water

ReferencesEdit