فهم

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ف ه م(f-h-m).

Pronunciation 1[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fa.hi.ma/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

فَهِمَ (fahima) I, non-past يَفْهَمُ‎‎ (yafhamu)

  1. to understand
  2. to learn
  3. to observe
  4. to comprehend
Conjugation[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Maltese: fehem
  • Persian: فهمیدن(fahmidan) (partly also from the noun below)
  • Swahili: -fahamu

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

فَهَّمَ (fahhama) II, non-past يُفَهِّمُ‎‎ (yufahhimu)

  1. (ditransitive) to cause to understand
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 21:79:
      فَفَهَّمۡنَـٰهَا سُلَيۡمَـٰنَ
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
Conjugation[edit]

Pronunciation 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

فَهْم (fahmm (plural فُهُوم(fuhūm) or أَفْهَام(ʾafhām))

  1. verbal noun of فَهِمَ (fahima) (form I)
  2. understanding, comprehension
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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

Azerbaijani[edit]

Noun[edit]

فهم (usually uncountable, definite accusative فهمی‎)

  1. Arabic spelling of fəhm (understanding)

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَهِمَ(fahima).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

فهم (fihim) (perfect, imperfect يفهم(yifham), verb form I)

  1. to understand
    انتي بتفهمي؟‎‎ (to a woman)inti bitifhami?Do you understand?
    انت بتفهم؟‎‎ (to a man)inta bitifham?Do you understand?
    أنا مبفهمش.‎‎ ― ana mabafhamš.I don't understand.

Conjugation[edit]


Malay[edit]

Verb[edit]

فهم

  1. Jawi spelling of faham

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَهْم(fahm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

فهم (fahm)

  1. understanding
  2. comprehension
  3. intellect

Synonyms[edit]

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South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
ف ه م

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic فَهِمَ(fahima)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fi.him/, [ˈfi.hɪm]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

فهم (fihim) (form I, present بفهم(bifham), active participle فاهم(fāhem))

  1. to understand
    بتفهم عربي؟‎‎
    btifham ʕarabi?
    Do you understand Arabic?
    فاهم علي؟‎‎
    fāhem ʕalay?
    Do you see what I mean?
    (literally, “Do you understand me?”)
    أهلي ما بفهموش علي.‎‎
    ahli ma bifhamūš ʕalay.
    My parents don't understand me.
    ما فهمتش ولا كلمة.‎‎
    ma fhimtš wala kilme.
    I didn't understand a single word.
Conjugation[edit]
    Conjugation of فهم (fihim)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m فهمت (fhimt) فهمت (fhimt) فهم (fihim) فهمنا (fhimna) فهمتو (fhimtu) فهمو (fihmu)
f فهمتي (fhimti) فهمت (fihmat)
present m بفهم (bafham) بتفهم (btifham) بفهم (bifham) منفهم (mnifham) بتفهمو (btifhamu) بفهمو (bifhamu)
f بتفهمي (btifhami) بتفهم (btifham)
subjunctive m أفهم (ʔafham) تفهم (tifham) يفهم (yifham) نفهم (nifham) تفهمو (tifhamu) يفهمو (yifhamu)
f تفهمي (tifhami) تفهم (tifham)
imperative m افهم (ifham) افهمو (ifhamu)
f افهمي (ifhami)

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic فَهَّمَ(fahhama)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fah.ham/, [ˈfah.ham]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

فهّم (fahham) (form II, present بفهّم(bifahhem))

  1. (transitive) to make someone understand
    Synonym: شرح(šaraḥ, to explain)
Conjugation[edit]
    Conjugation of فهّم (fahham)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m فهّمت (fahhamt) فهّمت (fahhamt) فهّم (fahham) فهّمنا (fahhamna) فهّمتو (fahhamtu) فهّمو (fahhamu)
f فهّمتي (fahhamti) فهّمت (fahhamat)
present m بفهّم (bafahhem) بتفهّم (bitfahhem) بفهّم (bifahhem) منفهّم (minfahhem) بتفهّمو (bitfahhmu) بفهّمو (bifahhmu)
f بتفهّمي (bitfahhmi) بتفهّم (bitfahhem)
subjunctive m افهّم (afahhem) تفهّم (tfahhem) يفهّم (yfahhem) نفهّم (nfahhem) تفهّمو (tfahhmu) يفهّمو (yfahhmu)
f تفهّمي (tfahhmi) تفهّم (tfahhem)
imperative m فهّم (fahhem) فهّمو (fahhmu)
f فهّمي (fahhmi)