شمعة

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Maltese xemgħa, Somali shumac, Swahili mshumaa

Noun[edit]

شَمْعَة or شَمَعَة (šamʿa or šamaʿaf (singulative, collective شَمْع (šamʿ) or شَمَع (šamaʿ), plural شُمُوع (šumūʿ))

  1. candle

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Hijazi Arabic[edit]

شَمْعة

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شَمْعَة (šamʿa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

شَمْعة (šamʿaf (plural شُمُوع ‎(šumūʿ), feminine plural شَمْعات ‎(šamʿāt))

  1. candle

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