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
    Synonyms: مُحِيط(muḥīṭ), خِضَمّ(ḵiḍamm)
  2. dictionary, lexicon
    قَامُوسٌ جَيْبِيٌّ‎ ― qāmūsun jaybiyyunpocket 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
    Synonym: مُعْجَم(muʿjam)

Declension

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
    Synonym: فرهنگ(ferheng)
  2. ocean
    Synonyms: عمان(ummân), اقیانوس(okyanus), بحر محیط(bahr-ı muhit)

Descendants


Pashto

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

Noun

قاموس (qâmosm

  1. (obsolete, rare) dictionary
    Synonym: وييپانګه(wëyipânga)

Declension


Persian

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

Noun

Dari Persian قاموس
Iranian Persian
Tajik қомус (qomus)

قاموس (qâmus)

  1. dictionary
  2. ocean

Urdu

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

Noun

قاموس (qāmūsm (Hindi spelling क़ामूस)

  1. dictionary
    Synonyms: شبدکوش(śabdkoś), لغت(luġat)
  2. encyclopedia
    Synonym: دائرۃ المعارف(dāyrat-ulmuārif)
  3. ocean
    Synonym: اقیانوس(uqyānūs)