فحم

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Etymology[edit]

From the root ف ح م(f-ḥ-m). Cognate with Hebrew פֶּחָם(peḥām, coal), Aramaic ܦܲܚܡܵܐ(paḥmā, coal)

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Noun[edit]

فَحْم (faḥmm (collective, singulative فَحْمَة‎ f (faḥma), plural فُحُوم(fuḥūm))

  1. (usually uncountable) coal, charcoal
    فَحْم حَجَرِيّ‎ ― faḥm ḥajariyycoal (carbon rock)
    فَحْم الْخَشَب‎ ― faḥm al-ḵašabcharcoal

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References[edit]

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