aman

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See also: amañ, āman, amân, and amãn

Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

aman

  1. third-person plural present indicative of amar

Ghadames[edit]

Noun[edit]

aman pl

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, ISBN 9042908262), page 38

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic امان (amān, tranquillity, peacefulness).

Adjective[edit]

aman

  1. safe

Kabyle[edit]

Noun[edit]

aman m pl

  1. water
    Mi akken ay d-yenna aman, nettat tefka-as aman.
    When he said water, she gave him water.

References[edit]

  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, ISBN 9042908262), page 38

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic امان (amān, tranquillity, peacefulness).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aman

  1. peaceful

Nefusa[edit]

Noun[edit]

aman pl

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, ISBN 9042908262), page 38

Nobiin[edit]

Noun[edit]

aman

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, ISBN 9042908262), page 38

Northern Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Armenian աման (aman).

Noun[edit]

aman

  1. household utensils, pots and pans

References[edit]

  • اوان” in Ferdinand Justi (1879), Dictionnaire Kurde-Français, St. Pétersbourg: L'Académie Impériale des Sciences, page 20a
  • աման in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, volume I, page 144a
  • “aman” in Baran Rizgar (1993), Kurdish-English, English-Kurdish Dictionary, page 22b

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish امان (amân), from Arabic امان (amān, tranquillity, peacefulness).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ǎmaːn/
  • Hyphenation: a‧man

Noun[edit]

àmān m (Cyrillic spelling а̀ма̄н)

  1. pity
  2. mercy
  3. compassion
  4. forgiveness

Declension[edit]

Interjection[edit]

àmān (Cyrillic spelling а̀ма̄н)

  1. for goodness' sake! (in amazement)
  2. (when asking for mercy, help or forgiveness):
    1. Be merciful!
    2. Help me!
    3. I'm sorry!
  3. by God, I swear to god! (used to add emphasis, as if swearing an oath)

Quotations[edit]


Siwa[edit]

Noun[edit]

aman pl

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, ISBN 9042908262), page 38

Sokna[edit]

Noun[edit]

aman pl

  1. (Fezzan / Fogaha) water

References[edit]

  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, ISBN 9042908262), page 38

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

aman

  1. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of amar.
  2. Second-person plural (ustedes) present indicative form of amar.

Tahaggart Tamahaq[edit]

Noun[edit]

aman pl

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, ISBN 9042908262), page 38

Tashelhit[edit]

Noun[edit]

aman pl

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, ISBN 9042908262), page 38

Tetum[edit]

Noun[edit]

aman

  1. father

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic امان (amān, tranquillity, peacefulness).

Noun[edit]

aman

  1. mercy
  2. quarter

Interjection[edit]

aman!

  1. oh!

Zenaga[edit]

Noun[edit]

aman pl

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, ISBN 9042908262), page 38