كرم

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See also: کرمand گرم

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ك ر م(k-r-m).

Verb[edit]

كَرُمَ (karuma) I, non-past يَكْرُمُ‎‎ (yakrumu)

  1. to be or become noble
  2. to be or become generous
  3. to be or become precious
Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

كَرَّمَ (karrama) II, non-past يُكَرِّمُ‎‎ (yukarrimu)

  1. to call (someone) noble
  2. to honor, to venerate
  3. to exalt
Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

كَرَم (karamm

  1. verbal noun of كَرُمَ (karuma) (form I)
  2. nobleness, kindness
  3. generosity
    • 2018 July 6, “رئيس الجمهورية يزور مدينة “عرتا” الجيبوتية [The President of the Republic visits the town of ʿartā of Djibouti]”, in وكالة الأنباء الوطنية الصومالية (Somali National News Agency)[1]:
      لمدينة عرتا لها ذاكرة في قلوب الصوماليين، حيث إحتضنت نقبة كبيرة من المجتمع الصومالي، وأنها أصبحت رمزا للكرم والسخاء.‎‎
      li-madīnati ʿartā la-hā ḏākiratun fī qulūbi ṣ-ṣūmāliyyīna, ḥayṯu ḥtaḍanat naqbatan kabīratan mina l-mujtamaʿi ṣ-ṣūmāliyyi, wa-ʾanna-hā ʾaṣbaḥat ramzan li-l-karami wa-s-saḵāʾi.
      The town of ʿartā is of avid memory with the Somalis in that it embraced a large swathe of Somali society and became a symbol of openhandedness and generosity.
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Descendants[edit]
كَرْم

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Ugaritic 𐎋𐎗𐎎 (krm, vineyard), Aramaic כַּרְמָא(karmā, vineyard), Hebrew כֶּרֶם(kérem, vineyard), Akkadian 𒃾 (GEŠTIN /karānu/, wine, vine, grapes), and the possible etymon Egyptian kꜣm.

Noun[edit]

كَرْم (karmm (collective, singulative كَرْمَة(karma), plural كُرُوم(kurūm))

  1. vineyard, vines
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References[edit]

  • Dozy, Reinhart Pieter Anne (1881), “كرم”, in Supplément aux dictionnaires arabes (in French), volume 2, Leiden: E. J. Brill, pages 459–460
  • Freytag, Georg (1837), “كرم”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 4, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, pages 28–29
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860), “كرم”, in Dictionnaire arabe-français contenant toutes les racines de la langue arabe, leurs dérivés, tant dans l’idiome vulgaire que dans l’idiome littéral, ainsi que les dialectes d’Alger et de Maroc (in French), volume 2, Paris: Maisonneuve et Cie, pages 888–890
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “كرم”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN, page 962–963

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic كَرَم(karam).

Noun[edit]

كرم (kerem)

  1. kindness
  2. grace

Descendants[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

كرم (Kerem)

  1. A male given name: Kerem