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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic رَسْم(rasm).

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rasm

  1. The base shape of an Arabic-script letter, without dots that distinguish it from other letters.
    • 2017, J. R. Osborn, Letters of Light:
      Higher layers flesh out rasm; they provide body, specificity, and personality. Milo labels these shapes “archigraphemes,” the foundational structures on which graphemes are built. Although the Arabic abjad consists of twenty-eight letters, []
  2. A style of Arabic writing that omits these dots, often used in the early centuries of Classical Arabic literature (7th–11th centuries).

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PalauanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Pre-Palauan *racum, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *zaʀum, from Proto-Austronesian *zaʀum. Cognate with Paiwan djaum, Cebuano dagum, Malay jarum, Eastern Cham ꨎꨣꨭꩌ (jarum).

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rasm

  1. needle