عام

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ع و م (ʿ-w-m).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

عَام (ʿāmm (plural أَعْوَام (ʾaʿwām))

  1. year
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “عوم”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from the active participle of عَمَّ (ʿamma, to be general, to be common, to prevail), from the root ع م م (ʿ-m-m).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

عَامّ (ʿāmm) (feminine عَامَّة (ʿāmma), elative أَعَمّ (ʾaʿamm))

  1. public
  2. prevalent, universal
  3. general
  4. common، ordinary
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “عم”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عَامّ (ʿāmm)

Adjective[edit]

عام ('āmm) — Hindi spelling: आम्म (āmma)

  1. common
  2. ordinary
  3. general
  4. universal

Derived terms[edit]