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)

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (ditransitive) to cause to understand
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 21:79:
      فَفَهَّمۡنَـٰهَا سُلَيۡمَـٰنَ
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
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Pronunciation 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

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

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans, “فهم”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic[1], 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, 1979, →ISBN

Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic
Roman fəhm
Perso-Arabic فهم

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.

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَهْم(fahm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

فهم (fahm)

  1. understanding
  2. comprehension
  3. intellect

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South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic فَهِمَ(fahima)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

فهم (fihim) (form I, present بفهم(bifham), subjunctive يفهم(yifham))

  1. to understand
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic فَهَّمَ(fahhama)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

فهّم (fahham) (form II, present بفهّم(bifahhem), subjunctive يفهّم(yfahhem))

  1. to explain
    Synonym: شرح(šaraḥ)
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