أم

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

أَمَّ (ʾamma) I, non-past يَؤُمُّ‎ (yaʾummu)

  1. to go, to repair (to a place)
    ام مدينَة لندنto go to London
  2. to go to see
  3. to lead the way, to lead by example
    ام الناسto lead the people
  4. to lead in prayer
  5. to become a mother

Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʾimm-

Noun[edit]

أُمّ (ʾummf (plural أُمَّهَات (ʾummahāt))

  1. mother
  2. origin
  3. source
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

أَمّ (ʾammm

  1. verbal noun of أَمَّ (ʾamma) (form I)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Particle[edit]

أَمْ (ʾam)

  1. or ...? (in a double question, the first part of which is preceded by أَ (ʾa) or هَل (hal))

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Noun[edit]

أمّ ('umm)

  1. mother