جمل

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See also: حمل‎, ج م ل, and ح م ل

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ج م ل(j-m-l).

Verb[edit]

جَمَلَ (jamala) I, non-past يَجْمُلُ‎‎ (yajmulu)

  1. to sum up, to summarize
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb[edit]

جَمُلَ (jamula) I, non-past يَجْمُلُ‎‎ (yajmulu)

  1. to be beautiful, to be pretty, to be graceful
  2. to be handsome, to be comely
  3. to be appropriate, to be proper, to be suitable
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Causative of جَمُلَ(jamula).

Verb[edit]

جَمَّلَ (jammala) II, non-past يُجَمِّلُ‎‎ (yujammilu)

  1. to make beautiful, to beautify, to embellish, to adorn
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

جَمْل (jamlm

  1. verbal noun of جَمَلَ (jamala) (form I)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

Inflected form.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

جُمَل (jumalf pl

  1. plural of جُمْلَة(jumla)

Etymology 6[edit]

جَمَلٌ
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From Proto-Semitic *gamal-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

جَمَل (jamalm (plural جِمَال(jimāl) or جِمَالَة(jimāla) or أَجْمَال(ʾajmāl) or أَجْمُل(ʾajmul) or جِمَالَات(jimālāt), feminine نَاقَة(nāqa))

  1. male camel
  2. ellipsis of جَمَل الْيَهُود(jamal al-yahūd, chameleon; mantis).
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Egyptian Arabic: جمل(gámal)
  • Maltese: ġemel
  • Swahili: ngamia
See also[edit]
Related terms[edit]
Further reading[edit]
  • Singer, Hans-Rudolf (1977), “Fortleben alten Wortgutes in arabischen Beduinen-Mundarten. II: Bezeichnungen für Kameltrupps [Survival of old wordstock in Arabic bedouin dialects. II. Terms for camel flocks.]”, in Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft[1] (in German), volume 127, page 254–257

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic جَمَل(jamal, camel).

Noun[edit]

جمل (cemel) (plural جمالor اجمال‎)

  1. male camel, especially a full-grown one
    Synonym: نر(ner)

Further reading[edit]


South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
ج م ل

From Arabic جَمَّلَ(jammala).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒam.mal/, [ˈʒam.mal], [ˈd͡ʒam.mal]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

جمّل (jammal) (form II, present بجمّل(bijammel))

  1. to beautify, to make beautiful, to make pretty
Conjugation[edit]
    Conjugation of جمّل (jammal)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m جمّلت (jammalt) جمّلت (jammalt) جمّل (jammal) جمّلنا (jammalna) جمّلتو (jammaltu) جمّلو (jammalu)
f جمّلتي (jammalti) جمّلت (jammalat)
present m بجمّل (bajammel) بتجمّل (bitjammel) بجمّل (bijammel) منجمّل (minjammel) بتجمّلو (bitjammlu) بجمّلو (bijammlu)
f بتجمّلي (bitjammli) بتجمّل (bitjammel)
subjunctive m اجمّل (ajammel) تجمّل (tjammel) يجمّل (yjammel) نجمّل (njammel) تجمّلو (tjammlu) يجمّلو (yjammlu)
f تجمّلي (tjammli) تجمّل (tjammel)
imperative m جمّل (jammel) جمّلو (jammlu)
f جمّلي (jammli)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic جَمَل(jamal).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒa.mal/, [ˈʒa.mal]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

جمل (jamalm (plural جمال(jmāl), feminine ناقة(nāqa))

  1. camel