روم

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See also: زوم

Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin Rōma (Rome), by way of Ancient Greek.

Proper noun[edit]

رُوم (rūm?

  1. Byzantium

Noun[edit]

رُوم (rūmm pl (collective, singulative رُومِيّ (rūmiyy), paucal أَرْوَام (ʾarwām), plural أَرْوَام (ʾarwām))

  1. Byzantines
  2. (plural) followers of the Greek Orthodox Church

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “روم”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭧𐭫𐭥𐭬 (Hrōm).

Proper noun[edit]

روم (Rum)

  1. ancient Rome
  2. Byzantium
  3. (archaic) Asia Minor

Antonyms[edit]

  • زنگ (Zang, literally Abyssinia) (literature)

Related terms[edit]