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).

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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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 0-87950-003-4

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]

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Noun[edit]

أَمْر (ʾamrm (plural أَوَامِر (ʾawāmir))

  1. verbal noun of أَمَرَ (ʾamara) (form I)
  2. order, command, instruction
  3. ordinance, decree
  4. power, authority
  5. (grammar) imperative
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

أَمْر (ʾamrm (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 0-87950-003-4

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)