عظم

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See also: ع ظ م

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʿaθ̣m-. Cognate to Hebrew עֶצֶם('étsem) and Aramaic עַטְמָא(ʿaṭmā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʕaðˁm/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

عَظْم (ʿaẓmm (plural عِظَام(ʿiẓām))

  1. bone
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ع ظ م(ʿ-ẓ-m); compare عَظِيم(ʿaẓīm, great, powerful, important).

Noun[edit]

عِظَم or عُظْم (ʿiẓam or ʿuẓmm

  1. greatness, magnitude, power
  2. pomp
  3. bulk, extent, thickness
  4. importance
  5. pride
  6. crowd multitude
Declension[edit]
References[edit]
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “عظم”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary, London: W.H. Allen
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “عظم”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN