نعيم

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Etymology[edit]

From the root ⁧ن ع م(n-ʕ-m).

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Noun[edit]

نَعِيم (naʕīmm

  1. bliss, delight
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 82:13-14:
      إِنَّ الْأَبْرَارَ لَفِي نَعِيمٍ / وَإِنَّ الْفُجَّارَ لَفِي جَحِيمٍ
      ʔinna l-ʔabrāra lafī naʕīmin / waʔinna l-fujjāra lafī jaḥīmin
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    • 10th century, Al-Mutanabbi :
      ذُو الْعَقْلِ يَشْقَى فِي النَّعِيمِ بِعَقْلِهِ / وَأَخُو الْجَهَالَةِ فِي الشَّقَاوَةِ يَنْعَمُ
      ḏū l-ʕaqli yašqā fī an-naʕīmi biʕaqlihi / waʔaḵū l-jahālati fī š-šaqāwati yanʕamu
  2. (figuratively) heaven, the Heaven, paradise, the Paradise
    Synonyms:فِرْدَوس⁩, ⁧جَنَّة(janna) Antonyms:سَعِير(saʕīr), ⁧لَظَىٰ(laẓā), ⁧النَّار(an-nār), ⁧جَهَنَّم(jahannam), ⁧جَحِيم(jaḥīm), ⁧حُطَمَة(ḥuṭama), ⁧سَقَر(saqar), ⁧هَاوِيَة(hāwiya)

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