عمل

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See also: ع م ل

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ع م ل (ʿ-m-l). The grammatical “government” meaning is a semantic loan from Medieval Latin vīs. Compare Hebrew עָמָל (`Amal, work, deed)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

عَمِلَ (ʿamila) I, non-past يَعْمَلُ‎ (yaʿmalu)

  1. to work, perform
  2. to do (with deliberate thought)
  3. to practice, profess
  4. to produce an effect
  5. to be brisk, walk fast
  6. to exercise an influence
  7. (grammar) to govern a case
  8. to take pains (عَلَى (ʿalā) with)
  9. to work to an end
  10. to take care of
  11. to last without interruption
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ع م ل (ʿ-m-l).

Verb[edit]

عَمَّلَ (ʿammala) II, non-past يُعَمِّلُ‎ (yuʿammilu)

  1. to pay (someone) his fee or wages
  2. to make (someone) an administrator or governor
  3. to suppurate, grow cancerous
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

عَمَل (ʿamalm (plural أَعْمَال (ʾaʿmāl))

  1. verbal noun of عَمِلَ (ʿamila) (form I)
  2. work, action, deed
  3. (grammar) government
    Synonym: قُوَّة (quwwa)
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References[edit]

  • Praetorius, Franz (1909), “Die grammatische Rektion bei den Arabern”, in Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft[1], volume 63, pages 495–503
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “عمل”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary, London: W.H. Allen

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Verb[edit]

عمل (ʿamal) (perfect, imperfect يعمل (yiʿmil), Verb form I)

  1. to do

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عَمَل (ʿamal).

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Noun[edit]

عمل ('amal) (plural اعمال (a'mâl) or عمل‌ها ('amal-hâ))

  1. action
  2. deed
  3. operation

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian عمل ('amal), from Arabic عَمَل (ʿamal).

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Noun[edit]

عمل ('amalm (Hindi spelling अमल)

  1. action, deed
  2. process
  3. effect