قلم

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ق ل م (q-l-m).

Verb[edit]

قَلَمَ (qalama) I, non-past يَقْلِمُ‎ (yaqlimu)

  1. to cut, to clip, to pare, to prune, to trim, to lop, to truncate, to snip, to cut back, to cut down
  2. to make stripes, to stripe
  3. to fleece, to fleece wool
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Etymology 2[edit]

Intensive form II verb derived from form I verb قَلَمَ (qalama, to cut).

Verb[edit]

قَلَّمَ (qallama) II, non-past يُقَلِّمُ‎ (yuqallimu)

  1. to cut much or frequently
  2. to striate, to stripe
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Ancient Greek κάλαμος (kálamos, reed).

Noun[edit]

قَلَم (qalamm (plural أَقْلَام (ʾaqlām))

  1. pen, reed pen
  2. pencil
    قَلَم رَصَاصqalam raṣāṣpencil
  3. writing, script
  4. calligraphic style, ductus
  5. handwriting
  6. style
  7. office, bureau, agency
  8. window, counter
  9. (commerce) item, entry
  10. stripe, streak, line, bar, stria
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Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

قَلْم (qalmm

  1. verbal noun of قَلَمَ (qalama) (form I)
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Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَلَم (qalam), from Ancient Greek κάλαμος (kálamos, reed).

Noun[edit]

Dari قلم
Iranian Persian قلم
Tajik қалам (qalam)

قلم (qalam)

  1. reed
  2. quill
  3. pen, reed pen
  4. (computing) font
  5. kind, sort
    چندین قلم جنس در مغازه داریم.
    čandin qalam jens dar mağâze dârim.
    We have various kinds of articles (or goods) in our store.

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَلَم (qalam), from Ancient Greek κάλαμος (kálamos, reed).

Noun[edit]

قلم (qalamm, f (Hindi spelling क़लम)

  1. pen, reed pen
  2. reed