zaman

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

A zaman tree

From Cariban

Noun[edit]

zaman

  1. Albizia saman, a large tropical tree in the pea family
    • 1995, Madison Smartt Bell, All souls' rising[1], page 327:
      On shore, the mule's pinkish ears revolved lazily in the shade of the zaman tree.

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay zaman, from Persian زمان (zamân), from Middle Persian [script?] (zamān).

Noun[edit]

zaman

  1. age (particular period of time in history)

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian زمان (zamân), from Middle Persian [script?] (zamān).

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zaman (Jawi spelling زمان, plural zaman-zaman)

  1. age (particular period of time in history)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish زمان (zaman), from Persian زمان (zamân).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /zǎmaːn/
  • Hyphenation: za‧man

Noun[edit]

zàmān m (Cyrillic spelling за̀ма̄н)

  1. time
  2. epoch
  3. era
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *za vъ manъ; compare za, u, mána.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /zâmaːn/
  • Hyphenation: za‧man

Adverb[edit]

zȁmān (Cyrillic spelling за̏ма̄н)

  1. in vain
  2. freely, gratis, for nothing

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *za vъ manъ.

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zamàn

  1. in vain, without success
    vse je zaman
    it's all in vain

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian زمان (zamân).

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Noun[edit]

zaman (definite accusative zamanı, plural zamanlar)

  1. time
  2. epoch
  3. era
  4. (grammar) tense

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