سمع

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root س م ع (s-m-ʿ), from Proto-Semitic, cognate with Akkadian 𒄑𒌇 (šemû, GIŠ.TUK), Aramaic ܫܡܥ, Ugaritic 𐎌𐎎𐎓 (šmʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

سَمِعَ (samiʿa) I, non-past يَسْمَعُ‎ (yasmaʿu)

  1. to hear
  2. (with ب (b)) to hear of, to hear about
  3. (with من) to hear from
  4. to learn, to be told
  5. (with من or ل (l)) to listen to, to pay attention to, to hear someone out
  6. to learn by hearsay
  7. to overhear
  8. to lend an ear

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

سَمَّعَ (sammaʿa) II, non-past يُسَمِّعُ‎ (yusammiʿu) (causative)

  1. to make hear, to let hear, to give someone something to hear
  2. to recite
  3. to dishonor, to discredit

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

سَمْع (samʿm (plural أَسْمَاع (ʾasmāʿ))

  1. verbal noun of سَمِعَ (samiʿa) (form I)
  2. hearing, sense of hearing
  3. audition
  4. ear

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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Verb[edit]

سمع (simiʿ) (perfect, imperfect يسمع (yismaʿ), Verb form I)

  1. to hear (to perceive with the ear)
  2. to listen (to pay attention to a sound)

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سَمْع (samʿ).

Noun[edit]

Dari سمع
Iranian Persian سمع
Tajik самъ (samʾ)

سمع (sam')

  1. hearing, sense of hearing
  2. ear

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