اما

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أما ('ammā).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • امّا (ammâ) — with a tashdid.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

اما (ammâ)

  1. but
  2. however

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian اما (ammâ), from Arabic أما ('ammā).

Conjunction[edit]

اما (ammā)

  1. but
  2. moreover
  3. nevertheless
  4. yet
  5. however

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit अम्बा (ambā).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

اما (ammāfHindi spelling अम्मा

  1. mother
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Sanskrit.

Noun[edit]

اما (umāfHindi spelling उमा

  1. flax
  2. linseed
  3. light
  4. splendor
  5. fame
  6. reputation
  7. night
  8. tranquility