زمان

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Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Alternative form of زَمَن (zaman) from Proto-Semitic *zaman-, from the root ز م ن (z-m-n).

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زَمَان (zamānm (plural أَزْمِنَة (ʾazmina))

  1. time, duration

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References[edit]

  • Freytag, Georg (1833), “زمان”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 2, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 256
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “زمن”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Malay[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Persian زمان (zamân).

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زمان (Rumi spelling zaman, plural زمان٢)

  1. age (particular period of time in history)

Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian ODNA / ẕmʾn' (zamān) (Manichaean Middle Persian zmʾn (zamān)), from Assyrian Akkadian [script needed] (zimān). Compare Parthian jmʾn (žamān) and Old Armenian borrowings ժաման (žaman), ժամանակ (žamanak).

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Noun[edit]

Dari Persian زمان
Iranian Persian زمان
Tajiki Persian замон (zamon)

زمان (zamân)

  1. time (referring to a broad time period like epoch, period, season, etc. It is not the type of time that one reads from a watch or a clock)
  2. (physics) time
  3. season
  4. epoch
  5. (grammar) tense
  6. death

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References[edit]

  • Kaufman, Stephen A. (1974) The Akkadian Influences on Aramaic (The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago Assyriological Studies; 19)‎[1], Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, →ISBN, pages 91–92