لم

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adverb[edit]

لَمْ ‎(lam)

  1. not (past tense)
    لَمْ يَكْتُبْlam yaktub ― he has not written
Usage notes[edit]
  • لم is used to deny the past. It governs the jussive of the verb.
See also[edit]

Adverb[edit]

لِمَ ‎(lima)

  1. Alternative spelling of لِمَا ‎(limā)
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

لُمْ ‎(lum) ‎(form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of لَامَ ‎(lāma)