إبهام

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See also: ابهامand اتهام

Arabic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Verbal noun of أَبْهَمَ(ʾabhama, to make obscure) from ب ه م(b-h-m).

Noun[edit]

إِبْهَام (ʾibhāmm

  1. verbal noun of أَبْهَمَ(ʾabhama, to make obscure) (form IV)
  2. obscurity, vagueness, ambiguity
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Descendants[edit]
  • Lisan ud-Dawat Gujarati: ابهام (ibhām)
  • Persian: ابهام(ebhâm)

Etymology 2[edit]

With labial assimilation – not found in بَنَان(banān, fingers) – related to Akkadian 𒋗𒅆 (ŠU.ŠI /ubānu/, finger), Eblaite [script needed] (ba-ʾà-núm /bahānum/), Hebrew בֹּהֶן(bṓhen, thumb), Mehri hābḗn (thumb), Harsusi ḥābēn.

Noun[edit]

إِبْهَام (ʾibhāmf (dual إِبْهَامَانِ(ʾibhāmāni), plural أَبَاهِيم(ʾabāhīm))

  1. thumb
  2. big toe
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