أيام

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Arabic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

أَيَّام (ʾayyāmm pl

  1. plural of يَوْم(yawm)

Noun[edit]

أَيَّام (ʾayyāmpl (singular يَوْمٌ(yawmun))

  1. days (A particular time or period of vague extent)
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 69:24:
      كُلُوا وَٱشْرَبُوا هَنِيئًا بِمَا أَسْلَفْتُمْ فِي ٱلأَيَّامِ ٱلْخَالِيَةِ
      kulū wašrabū hanīʾan bimā ʾaslaftum fī l-ʾayyāmi l-ḵāliyati
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Descendants[edit]

  • Afar: ayyám

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔaj.jaːm/, [ʔajˈjæːm]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

أيّام (ʔayyāmpl

  1. plural of يوم(yōm, day)

Usage notes[edit]

  • When preceded by a number, the initial glottal stop is replaced by an intrusive ت(t) and the following vowel changes to "i":
    خمس تيّام‎ ― ḵams tiyyāmfive days
    (file)