شمام

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Arabic[edit]

Arabic Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ar

Etymology[edit]

You can help Wiktionary by providing a proper etymology.

Noun[edit]

شَمَّام (šammāmm (collective, singulative شَمَّامَة(šammāma))

  1. apple melon (Cucumis melo var. dudaim) (originally, in Classical Arabic)
  2. cantaloupe (Cucumis melo var. cantalupo syn. Cucumis melo var. cantalupensis)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Armenian: շամամ (šamam)
  • Tigrinya: ሸማም (šämam)

References[edit]

  • Behnstedt, Peter; Woidich, Manfred, editors (2010) Wortatlas der arabischen Dialekte – Band I: Mensch, Natur, Fauna und Flora (Handbook of Oriental Studies – Handbuch der Orientalistik; 100) (in German), Leiden: Brill, page 514