عامل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ع م ل (ʿ-m-l); compare عَمِلَ (ʿamila, to do, to work).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

عَامَلَ (ʿāmala) III, non-past يُعَامِلُ‎ (yuʿāmilu)

  1. (transitive) to do business with
  2. to act in common with
  3. (transitive) to treat (in such and such a way)
Conjugation[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from the active participle of عَمِلَ (ʿamila, to do, to act, to work), from the root ع م ل (ʿ-m-l).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

عَامِل (ʿāmil)

  1. active, effective
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

عَامِل (ʿāmilm (plural عَوَامِل (ʿawāmil))

  1. factor, constituent, element, causative agent
  2. motive power
  3. (grammar) word that governs another word
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

عَامِل (ʿāmilm (plural عُمَّال (ʿummāl) or عَامِلُونَ (ʿāmilūna) or عَمَلَة (ʿamala), feminine عَامِلَة (ʿāmila))

  1. worker, workman, laborer
  2. wage earner, employee
  3. maker, producer, manufacturer
  4. perpetrator, doer, author
  5. governor, lieutenant, vicegerent
  6. administrative officer, prefect, district president
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عَامِل (ʿāmil).

Noun[edit]

عامل ('âmel) (plural عوامل ('avâmel))

  1. factor
  2. agent

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