harem

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See also: hárem, harém, and Harem

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Turkish harem, from Arabic حرم (ḥaram, something prohibited; sanctuary, women); and later also from حريم (ḥarīm) with same meaning, both from حرم (ḥaruma, be forbidden or unlawful). (Eng. usg. 1623)

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Particularly: "UK"

Noun[edit]

harem (plural harems)

  1. The private part of an Arab household. In traditional Arab culture, this part of the household was forbidden to male strangers.
  2. A group of women, wives and/or concubines in a polygamous household.
  3. A group of female animals (cows) herded and controlled by a male animal (bull) of that species for breeding purposes. Such behaviour is exhibited by bovids including cattle and buffalo as well as moose, elephants, seals, sea lions, sea elephants.

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Italian[edit]

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Turkish

Noun[edit]

harem m (invariable)

  1. harem

Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Turkish harem, from Arabic حرم (ḥaram)

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Noun[edit]

harem m

  1. harem

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish حرم (harem), from Arabic حرم (ḥaram).

Noun[edit]

hárem m (Cyrillic spelling ха́рем)

  1. harem

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حرم (ḥaram).

Noun[edit]

harem

  1. harem