سمى

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See also: سمي‎, سمی, and شمي

Arabic[edit]

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Verb[edit]

سَمَّى (sammā) II, non-past يُسَمِّي‎‎ (yusammī)

  1. (ditransitive) to name, to call, to designate, to denominate, to title, to entitle
    سَمَّى ٱبْنَهُ خَالِدًا / سَمَّى ٱبْنَهُ بِخَالِدٍ
    sammā bnahu ḵālidan / sammā bnahu biḵālidin
    He named his son Khalid
  2. to nominate, to appoint
  3. to say بسم اللّٰه(in the name of God)
    Synonym: بَسْمَلَ(basmala)

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Tunisian Arabic[edit]

Verb[edit]

سَمَّا‎ (sammā)

  1. (ditransitive) to name, to call, to designate, to denominate
    • شْسَمِّيتْ وِلْدِكْ ؟‎ (šsammīt wildik ?) — How did you name your son?
  2. to title, to entitle
  3. to nominate, to appoint