دمع

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Etymology[edit]

Compare Hebrew דִּמְעָה(dim'á, dimʿā).

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Noun[edit]

دَمْع (damʿm (collective, singulative دَمْعَة(damʿa), plural دُمُوع(dumūʿ) or أَدْمُع(ʾadmuʿ))

  1. tears
    • 13th Century CE, Al-Busiri, Qasīdat al-Burda:
      أَمِنْ تَذَكُّرِ جِيرَانٍ بِذِي سَلَمِ مَزَجْتَ دَمْعًا جَرَى مِنْ مُقْلَةٍ بِدَمِ
      ʾamin taḏakkuri jīrānin biḏī salami mazajta damʿan jarā min muqlatin bidami
      Is it because of your remembrance of the neighbours of Dhi-salam that tears mixed with blood are flowing
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