نام

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ن و م(n-w-m).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

نَامَ (nāma) I, non-past يَنَامُ‎‎ (yanāmu)

  1. to sleep
  2. to go to bed
  3. to go to sleep
  4. to abate, to subside, to let up, to calm down
  5. to be inactive, to be listless
  6. to be numb
  7. to neglect, to omit, to overlook (عَنْ(ʿan) or عَلَى(ʿalā))
  8. to forget
  9. to be reassured, to accept, to assent, to acquiesce
  10. to trust, to have confidence in (إِلَى(ʾilā))

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “نوم”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic[1], 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Baluchi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *Hnā́ma, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hnā́ma, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥.

Noun[edit]

نام (nám)

  1. name
  2. reputation
  3. designation

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Verb[edit]

نام (nām) (perfect, imperfect ينام(yinām))

  1. to sleep

Malay[edit]

Noun[edit]

نام (plural نام-نام or نام۲‎, informal 1st possessive نامکو‎, 2nd possessive ناممو‎, 3rd possessive نامڽ‎)

  1. Jawi spelling of nama

Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian ŠM (/nām/), from Old Persian 𐎴𐎠𐎶 (n-a-m /nāma/), from Proto-Iranian *Hnā́ma (compare Northern Kurdish nav, Pashto نوم(nūm), Avestan 𐬥𐬁𐬨𐬀𐬥-(nāman-)) from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hnā́ma (compare Sanskrit नामन् (nā́man), Hindi नाम (nām)/Urdu نام(nām)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (name) (compare Greek όνομα (ónoma), Italian nome, Tocharian A ñom, Armenian անուն (anun), and English name).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Dari نام
Iranian Persian
Tajik ном (nom)

نام (nâm) (plural نام‌ها(nâm-hấ))

  1. name
    Synonym: اسم(esm)
  2. reputation

Inflection[edit]

    Enclitic-attached forms of نام (nâm)
    Basic forms of نام (nâm)
singular plural
bare نام
(nâm)
نام‌ها
(nâm-hấ)
ناما
(nâmấ)
definitive direct object نام را
(nâm râ)
نام رو
(nâmo)
نام‌ها را
(nâm-hấ râ)
ناما رو
(nâmấ ro)
ezâfe نام
(nâm-e)
نام‌های
(nâm-hấ-ye)
نامای
(nâmấ-ye)
marked indefinite
or relative definite
نامی
(nâm-i)
نام‌هایی
(nâmấn-i, nâm-hấ-i)
نامایی
(nâmấi)
Colloquial.
    Possessive forms of نام (nâm)
singular plural
1st person singular
(“my”)
نامم
(nâmam)
نام‌هایم
(nâm-hấyam)
نام‌هام، نامام
(nâmấm)
2nd person singular
(“your”)
نامت
(nâmat)
[Term?]
(nâmet)
نام‌هایت
(nâm-hấyat)
نام‌هات، نامات
(nâmất)
3rd person singular
(“his, her, its”)
نامش
(nâmaš)
[Term?]
(nâmeš)
نام‌هایش
(nâm-hấyaš)
نام‌هاش، ناماش
(nâmấš)
1st plural
(“our”)
ناممان
(nâmemân)
ناممون
(nâmemun)
نام‌هایمان
(nâm-hấyemân)
نام‌هامون، نامامون
(nâmấmun)
2nd plural
(“your”)
نامتان
(nâmetân)
نامتون
(nâmetun)
نام‌هایتان
(nâm-hấyetân)
نام‌هاتون، ناماتون
(nâmấtun)
3rd plural
(“their”)
نامشان
(nâmešân)
نامشون
(nâmešun)
نام‌هایشان
(nâm-hấyešân)
نام‌هاشون، ناماشون
(nâmấšun)
Colloquial.

Derived terms[edit]

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South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
ن و م

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic نَامَ(nāma).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

نام (nām) (form I, present بنام(binām), active participle نايم(nāyem))

  1. to sleep
    بنام شوي بعد الغدا.‎‎
    banām šway baʕd il-ḡada.
    I sleep a little bit after lunch.
  2. to lie down (+ على)
    نام عالكنبة وارتاح.‎‎
    nām ʕal-kanabe w-irtāḥ.
    Lie down on the couch and relax.

Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of نام (nām)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m نمت (nimt) نمت (nimt) نام (nām) نمنا (nimna) نمتو (nimtu) نامو (nāmu)
f نمتي (nimti) نامت (nāmat)
present m بنام (banām) بتنام (bitnām) بنام (binām) مننام (minnām) بتنامو (bitnāmu) بنامو (bināmu)
f بتنامي (bitnāmi) بتنام (bitnām)
subjunctive m انام (anām) تنام (tnām) ينام (ynām) ننام (nnām) تنامو (tnāmu) ينامو (ynāmu)
f تنامي (tnāmi) تنام (tnām)
imperative m نام (nām) نامو (nāmu)
f نامي (nāmi)

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Urdu[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀡𑀸𑀫 (ṇāma), from Sanskrit नामन् (nā́man), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *Hnā́ma, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hnā́ma (compare Persian نام(nâm)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (name). Cognate with Punjabi ناں(nāṉ) and English name.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

نام (nāmm (Hindi spelling नाम)

  1. name

Declension[edit]

Declension of نام
singular plural
direct نام(nām) نام(nām)
oblique نام(nām) ناموں(nāmō̃)
vocative نام(nām) نامو(nāmō)

References[edit]

  • نام”, in اُردُو لُغَت (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad (1971), “نام”, in Kitabistan's 20th Century Standard Dictionary‎, Lahore: Kitabistan Pub. Co.
  • نام”, in Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2023.