شمع

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See also: سمع and س م ع

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

شَمْع or شَمَع (šamʿ or šamaʿm (collective, singulative شَمْعَة (šamʿa) or شَمَعَة (šamaʿa), plural شُمُوع (šumūʿ))

  1. wax
  2. candles
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably denominal.

Verb[edit]

شَمَّعَ (šammaʿa) II, non-past يُشَمِّعُ‎ (yušammiʿu)

  1. to wax, to rub with wax
Conjugation[edit]

Persian[edit]

Dari شمع
Iranian Persian شمع
Tajik шамъ (šamʾ)
شمع

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شمع.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

شمع (šam') (plural شمع‌ها (šam'-hâ))

  1. candle

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian شمع, from Arabic شمع.

Noun[edit]

شمع (shamāf (Hindi spelling शमा)

  1. candle