ممكن

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from the active participle of أَمْكَنَ(ʾamkana, to be possible), from the root م ك ن(m-k-n).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mum.kin/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

مُمْكِن (mumkin) (feminine مُمْكِنَة(mumkina), masculine plural مُمْكِنُون(mumkinūn), feminine plural مُمْكِنَات(mumkināt))

  1. possible
    غَيْر مُمْكِن‎ ― ḡayr mumkinimpossible
    مِنَ الْمُمْكِنِ أَنْ‎ ― mina l-mumkini ʾanit's possible that, maybe
    Antonyms: مُسْتَحِيل(mustaḥīl), مُحَال(muḥāl)

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South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
م ك ن

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مُمْكِن(mumkin).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mum.kin/, [ˈmʊm.kɪn]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

ممكن (mumken) (feminine ممكنة(mumkine))

  1. possible
    Synonym: جائز(jāʔez)
    Antonym: مستحيل(mustaḥīl)
  2. (by extension) -able
    هادا ممكن نقله‎‎
    hāda mumken naʔlo
    It's portable.
    (literally, “Its movement is possible.”)

Adverb[edit]

ممكن (mumken)

  1. can, may
    Synonyms: زبط(ẓabaṭ), نفع(nafaʕ)
    ممكن آجي بكرة؟‎‎
    mumken ʔāji bukra
    Can I come tomorrow?

See also[edit]

  • يمكن(yimken, maybe, perhaps)