اسم

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root verb سمى (sámmā, to name), from Proto-Semitic *šim-.

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Noun[edit]

اِسْمٌ (ismm, plurals أَسْمَاءٌ‎ (ʾasmāʾ) or أَسَامٍ‎ (ʾasāmin)

  1. name
    بِسْمِ اللهِbi-smi llāh ― in the name of God
    بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِb-ism-illāh ir-raħmān ir-raħīm ― in the name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate
  2. appellation
  3. reputation, prestige
  4. (grammar) noun

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Azeri[edit]

Noun[edit]

اسم (isim)

  1. Alternative spelling of ایسیم.

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic اِسْم (’ism), from the root verb سمى (sámmā, to name), from Proto-Semitic *šim-.

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Noun[edit]

اسم (Rumi spelling isim)

  1. name (word or phrase indicating a particular person, place, class or thing)

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic إسم ('ism), from the root verb سمى (sámmā, to name), from Proto-Semitic *šim-.

Noun[edit]

اسم (ism, isim)

  1. name
  2. (grammar) noun

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic إسم ('ism), from the root verb سمى (sámmā, to name), from Proto-Semitic *šim-.

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Noun[edit]

Dari اسم
Iranian Persian اسم
Tajik исм (ism)

اسم (esm) (plural اسم‌ها or اسامی)

  1. name
  2. appellation
  3. (grammar) noun

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Tunisian Arabic[edit]

Noun[edit]

اِسْمْ (ʾismm

  1. name
    شِسْمِكْ ؟
    šismik
    What's your name?
  2. noun
  3. title
    مَا خْتَارِشْ اِسْمْ بَاهِي لِكْتَابُو
    mā ḫtāriš ʾism bāhī liktābū
    He didn't choose a good title for his book
  4. first name

Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Sanskrit.

Adjective[edit]

اسم (asam) — Hindi spelling: असम

  1. unequal
  2. uneven
  3. dissimilar
  4. unusual

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic إسم ('ism), from the root verb سمى (sámmā, to name), from Proto-Semitic *šim-.

Noun[edit]

اسم (ismmHindi spelling इस्म

  1. name
  2. substantive
  3. (grammar) noun
  4. appellation
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