قاموس

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Arabic

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ὠκεανός (ōkeanós). The sense of a dictionary stems from the title of Fayrūzābādiyy’s one which became popular.

Pronunciation

Noun

قَامُوس (qāmūsm (plural قَوَامِيس(qawāmīs))

  1. ocean
  2. dictionary, lexicon
    قَامُوسٌ جَيْبِيٌّ
    qāmūsun jaybiyyun
    pocket dictionary
    • 2014 August 30, “جديد أكسفورد قاموس رائد”, in Al-Akhbar[1]:
      يضم القاموس الجديد أكثر من 130 ألف كلمة وعبارة
      The new dictionary covers more than 130 thousand words and expressions
    • 2012 September 23, “الجزيرة تدخل قاموس لاروس الفرنسي”, in Al Jazeera[2]:
      وعرّفت "الجزيرة" في القاموس
      And Al Jazeera is defined in the dictionary

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Descendants


Malay

Noun

قاموس (plural قاموس-قاموس or قاموس۲‎, informal 1st possessive قاموسکو‎, impolite 2nd possessive قاموسمو‎, 3rd possessive قاموسڽ‎)

  1. Jawi spelling of kamus

Ottoman Turkish

Etymology

From Arabic قَامُوس(qāmūs), from Ancient Greek ὠκεανός (ōkeanós).

Noun

قاموس (kamus)

  1. dictionary
  2. ocean

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Descendants


Pashto

Etymology

From Arabic قَامُوس(qāmūs), from Ancient Greek ὠκεανός (ōkeanós).

Pronunciation

Noun

قاموس (qâmosm

  1. (obsolete, rare) dictionary

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Persian

Etymology

From Arabic قَامُوس(qāmūs), from Ancient Greek ὠκεανός (ōkeanós).

Pronunciation

  • (file)

  • (Kabuli): IPA(key): /qɒːmuːs/

Noun

قاموس (qâmus)

Dari Persian قاموس
Iranian Persian
Tajik қомус (qomus)
  1. dictionary
  2. ocean

Urdu

Etymology

From Arabic قَامُوس(qāmūs), from Ancient Greek ὠκεανός (ōkeanós).

Noun

قاموس (qāmūsm (Hindi spelling क़ामूस)

  1. dictionary
  2. encyclopedia
  3. ocean

See also