شام

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Arabic[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

شام (šām?

  1. the city of Damascus
  2. the region known as Greater Syria

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic شَام (šām).

Proper noun[edit]

شام (şâm)

  1. Damascus
  2. Syria

Etymology 2[edit]

From Persian شام (šâm).

Noun[edit]

شام (şâm)

  1. evening
  2. night

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari شام
Iranian Persian شام
Tajik шом (šom)

شام (šâm)

  1. dinner, supper
  2. evening

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic

Proper noun[edit]

شام (Šâm)

  1. the city of Damascus
  2. the area of Greater Syria