أمر

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See also: امر‎, آمر, and إمر

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ء م ر(ʾ-m-r). Cognate to Hebrew אמר(amár, to say). Compare also Ugaritic 𐎀𐎎𐎗 (ảmr) and Akkadian 𒀀𒈠𒀀𒀸 (amārum, to see, to watch).

Verb[edit]

أَمَرَ (ʾamara) I, non-past يَأْمُرُ‎‎ (yaʾmuru)

  1. to order, to command, to bid, to instruct
  2. to commission, to charge, to entrust
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Descendants[edit]
  • Maltese: amar

Verb[edit]

أَمُرَ or أَمَرَ (ʾamara or ʾamura) I, non-past يَأْمُرُ‎‎ (yaʾmuru)

  1. to become an emir
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References[edit]
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “أمر”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 2[edit]

Causative of أَمَرَ(ʾamara, to become an emir) and أَمُرَ(ʾamura, (same)).

Verb[edit]

أَمَّرَ (ʾammara) II, non-past يُؤَمِّرُ‎‎ (yuʾammiru)

  1. to invest with authority, to make an emir
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Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

أَمْر (ʾamrm (dual أَمْرَانِ(ʾamrāni), plural أَوَامِر(ʾawāmir))

  1. verbal noun of أَمَرَ (ʾamara) (form I)
  2. order, command, instruction
    Antonym: نَهْي(nahy)
  3. ordinance, decree
  4. power, authority
  5. (grammar) imperative
    لَام الْأَمْر‎ ― lām al-ʾamrimperative lām
    Antonym: نَهْي(nahy)
  6. (computing) a command
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

أَمْر (ʾamrm (dual أَمْرَانِ(ʾamrāni), plural أُمُور(ʾumūr))

  1. matter, affair, concern
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Etymology 4[edit]

Elative of مُرّ(murr, bitter, severe, sharp, painful) and مَرِير(marīr, firm, strong), from the root م ر ر(m-r-r).

Adjective[edit]

أَمَرّ (ʾamarr) (feminine مُرَّى(murrā))

  1. elative degree of مَرِير(marīr):
    1. firmer, stronger; firmest, strongest
  2. elative degree of مُرّ(murr):
    1. bitterer; bitterest
    2. more severe; most severe
    3. sharper; sharpest
    4. more painful; most painful
Declension[edit]
References[edit]
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “مر”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 5[edit]

Verb[edit]

أَمُرُّ (ʾamurru) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active indicative of مَرَّ(marra)

Verb[edit]

أَمُرَّ (ʾamurra) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active subjunctive of مَرَّ(marra)
  2. first-person singular non-past active jussive of مَرَّ(marra)

Verb[edit]

أَمُرِّ (ʾamurri) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of مَرَّ(marra)

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
ء م ر

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَمَرَ(ʾamara).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔa.mar/, [ˈʔɑ.mɑrˤ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

أمر (ʔamar) (form I, present بؤمر(boʔmor))

  1. to order, to command

Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of أمر (ʔamar)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m أمرت (ʔamart) أمرت (ʔamart) أمر (ʔamar) أمرنا (ʔamarna) أمرتو (ʔamartu) أمرو (ʔamaru)
f أمرتي (ʔamarti) أمرت (ʔamrat)
present m بأمر (baʔmor) بتؤمر (btoʔmor) بؤمر (boʔmor) منؤمر (mnoʔmor) بتؤمرو (btoʔmoru) بؤمرو (boʔmoru)
f بتؤمري (btoʔmori) بتؤمر (btoʔmor)
subjunctive m اأمر (aʔmor) تؤمر (toʔmor) يؤمر (yoʔmor) نؤمر (noʔmor) تؤمرو (toʔmoru) يؤمرو (yoʔmoru)
f تؤمري (toʔmori) تؤمر (toʔmor)
imperative m اؤمر (oʔmor) اؤمرو (oʔmoru)
f اؤمري (oʔmori)