تخم

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From a corruption of the verb اِتَّخَمَ (ittaḵama) or from a resegmentation of تُخْمَة (tuḵma, indigestion) from the root و خ م (w-ḵ-m).

Verb[edit]

تَخِمَ (taḵima) I, non-past يَتْخَمُ‎ (yatḵamu)

  1. to suffer indigestion, to be troubled with glut
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Noun[edit]

تَخَم (taḵamm

  1. verbal noun of تَخِمَ (taḵima) (form I)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

تُخَم (tuḵampl

  1. plural of تُخْمَة (tuḵma)

Etymology 3[edit]

From Aramaic תְּחוּמָא (təḥūmā, border, limit).

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

تُخْم or تَخْم (tuḵm or taḵmm (plural تُخُوم (tuḵūm) or تُخُم (tuḵum) or أَتْخِمَة (ʾatḵima))

  1. frontier, border, limit, boundary
    • 7th century CE, Sunan Abī Dāwud, 20:106:
      جَزِيرَةُ الْعَرَبِ مَا بَيْنَ الْوَادِي إِلَى أَقْصَى الْيَمَنِ إِلَى تُخُومِ الْعِرَاقِ إِلَى الْبَحْرِ‏.‏
      jazīratu l-ʿarabi mā bayna l-wādī ʾilā ʾaqṣā l-yamani ʾilā tuḵūmi l-ʿirāqi ʾilā l-baḥri.
      The island of Arabia lies between Al-Wadi to the extremes of the Yemen extending to the frontiers of Al Iraq and the sea.
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Etymology 4[edit]

Denominal verb from تُخْم (tuḵm) or from Aramaic תָּחַם (tāḥam), תְּחַם (təḥam, to delimit), which is denominal from תְּחוּם (təḥūm, border, limit).

Verb[edit]

تَخَمَ (taḵama) I, non-past يَتْخِمُ‎ (yatḵimu)

  1. to delimit
Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • txwm”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • txm”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in German), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 282
  • Freytag, Georg (1830), “تخم”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 1, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 187
  • Lane, Edward William (1863), “تخم”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, page 299
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (2011), “تخم”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 137

Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Parthian twxm (tōxm, seed, line, race), from Proto-Iranian [Term?] (compare Avestan 𐬙𐬀𐬊𐬑𐬨𐬀𐬥- (taoxman-, seed), from Proto-Indo-European *tewk- (germ, seed, sprout, offspring).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian تخم
Iranian Persian تخم
Tajiki Persian тухм (tuxm)

تخم (toxm)

  1. seed
  2. grain
  3. ovum, egg
  4. sperm
  5. semen
  6. origin
  7. testicle

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