عم

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

عَمَّ (ʿamma) I, non-past يَعُمُّ‎ (yaʿummu)

  1. to be or become general
  2. to spread, to prevail
Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

عَمَّ (ʿamma) I, non-past يَعُمُّ‎ (yaʿummu)

  1. to comprise, to include, to encompass, to pervade
  2. to extend, to stretch, to be diffused, to be prevailing
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

عَمّ (ʿammm (plural عُمُوم (ʿumūm))

  1. paternal uncle (brother of one's father)
  2. (informal) term of address to an older person
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Particle[edit]

عَم (ʿam)

  1. (Levantine) Marks the present progressive tense.
    شُو عَم بِيصِير؟
    šū ʿam bīṣīr?
    What is happening?

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Noun[edit]

عم (‎3ammm, pl أعمام ('a3maam)

  1. paternal uncle (brother of one's father)
  2. (informal) Term of address to an older person