أم

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

أَمَّ (ʾamma) I, imperfect يَؤُمُّ‎ (yaʾummu)

  1. to go, to repair (to a place)
    ام مدينة لندنto go to London
  2. to go to see
  3. to lead the way, to lead by example
    ام الناسto lead the people
  4. to lead in prayer
  5. to become a mother

Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʾumm-

Noun[edit]

أُمُّ (ʾummf, plural أُمَّهَاتٌ‎ (ʾummahāt)

  1. mother
  2. origin
  3. source

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Noun[edit]

أمّ ('umm)

  1. mother