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
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ع م ل(ʿ-m-l).

Pronunciation[edit]

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
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʕa.mal/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

عَمَل (ʿamalm (plural أَعْمَال(ʾaʿmāl))

  1. verbal noun of عَمِلَ (ʿamila) (form I)
  2. work, action, deed
  3. (grammar) government
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Azerbaijani: əməl
  • Bashkir: ғәмәл (ğämäl)

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

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عَمِلَ(ʿamila).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

عمل (ʕamal) (perfect, imperfect يعمل(yiʕmil), Verb form I)

  1. to do

Conjugation[edit]


Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
ع م ل

From Arabic عَمِلَ(ʿamila).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

عمل (ʕmal) (form I, non-past يعمل(yiʕmal))

  1. to do
    Synonym: دار(dār)

Conjugation[edit]


Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عَمَل(ʿamal).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. action
  2. deed
  3. operation

Inflection[edit]

Enclitic-attached forms of عمل ('amal)
Basic forms of عمل ('amal)
singular plural
bare عمل
('amál)
عمل‌ها
('amal-hấ)
عملا
('amalấ)
definitive direct object عمل را
('amál râ)
عمل رو
('amálo)
عمل‌ها را
('amal-hấ râ)
عملا رو
('amalấ ro)
ezâfe عمل
('amál-e)
عمل‌های
('amal-hấ-ye)
عملای
('amalấ-ye)
marked indefinite
or relative definite
عملی
('amál-i)
عمل‌هایی
('amalấn-i, 'amal-hấ-i)
عملایی
('amalấi)
Colloquial.
Possessive forms of عمل ('amal)
singular plural
1st person singular
(“my”)
عملم
('amálam)
عمل‌هایم
('amal-hấyam)
عمل‌هام، عملام
('amalấm)
2nd person singular
(“your”)
عملت
('amálat)
[Term?]
('amálet)
عمل‌هایت
('amal-hấyat)
عمل‌هات، عملات
('amalất)
3rd person singular
(“his, her, its”)
عملش
('amálaš)
[Term?]
('amáleš)
عمل‌هایش
('amal-hấyaš)
عمل‌هاش، عملاش
('amalấš)
1st plural
(“our”)
عملمان
('amálemân)
عملمون
('amálemun)
عمل‌هایمان
('amal-hấyemân)
عمل‌هامون، عملامون
('amalấmun)
2nd plural
(“your”)
عملتان
('amáletân)
عملتون
('amáletun)
عمل‌هایتان
('amal-hấyetân)
عمل‌هاتون، عملاتون
('amalấtun)
3rd plural
(“their”)
عملشان
('amálešân)
عملشون
('amálešun)
عمل‌هایشان
('amal-hấyešân)
عمل‌هاشون، عملاشون
('amalấšun)
Colloquial.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عَمِلَ(ʿamila).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

عمل (ʕimil) (form I, present بعمل(biʕmil), subjunctive يعمل(yiʕmil))

  1. to do, to make
    Synonym: سوّى(sawwa)

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

عمل ('amalm (Hindi spelling अमल)

  1. action, deed
  2. process
  3. effect