رمان

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Arabic[edit]

رُمَّان
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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain direct and ultimate source, not Semitic. Compare Hebrew רימון \ רִמּוֹן(rimmṓn) and Aramaic רִימֹּונָא‎ / רִמֹּונָא‎(rimmōnā‎) /‎‎ רוּמָּנָא‎‎ /‏ ܪܘܡܢܐ(rummānā), Ge'ez ሮማን (roman), Akkadian [Term?] (/armannu/). Other orders of the consonants: Sumerian 𒉡𒌫𒈠 (NU-UR2-MA /nurma/, pomegranate), Akkadian 𒉡𒌫𒈠 (NU-UR2-MA /nurmû/), [Term?] (/lurmû/),[Term?] (/lurimtu/, pomegranate), Hurrian [Term?] (/nuranti/, pomegranate), Hittite [Term?] (/nurmû/, pomegranate), Ugaritic 𐎍𐎗𐎎𐎐 (lrmn, pomegranate), Persian انار ,نار(nâr, anâr, pomegranate).
Likely from Semitic: Egyptian [Term?] (/alhammān/) > Demotic hrnt > ⲉⲣⲙⲁⲛ (erman, Bohairic), ⲗⲉϩⲙⲉⲛ (lehmen, Akhmimic), ϩⲉⲣⲙⲁⲛ (herman, Sahidic),

Noun[edit]

رُمَّان (rummānm (collective, singulative رُمَّانَة(rummāna))

  1. (uncountable) pomegranate

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • nurma”, in The Pennsylvania Sumerian Dictionary, University of Pennsylvania, 2006
  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in German), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 142
  • Hoch, James E. (1994) Semitic Words in Egyptian Texts of the New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period, Princeton: Princeton University Press, →ISBN, pages 24–25
  • Löw, Immanuel (1924) Die Flora der Juden[1] (in German), volume 3, Wien und Leipzig: R. Löwit, pages 80–113
  • Zimmern, Heinrich (1915) Akkadische Fremdwörter als Beweis für babylonischen Kultureinfluss (in German), Leipzig: A. Edelmann, page 54

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French roman.

Noun[edit]

رمان (român)

  1. novel