نم

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ن م م (n-m-m).

Verb[edit]

نَمَّ (namma) I, non-past يَنُمُّ‎ (yanummu)

  1. to indicate, to disclose, to suggest [+ عَن (object)] or [+ عَلَى (object)]

Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

نَمْ (nam) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of نَامَ (nāma)

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

نَمِّ (nammi) (form II)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of نَمَّى (nammā)

Malay[edit]

Malay cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : نم

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened form of انم, from Proto-Malayic *ənəm, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *ənəm, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *ənəm, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *ənəm, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ənəm, from Proto-Austronesian *ənəm.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

نم (Rumi spelling nam)

  1. Alternative form of انم

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian نم (nam).

Noun[edit]

نم (nem)

  1. moisture
  2. humidity
  3. dampness

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian nm (nam), whence also Armenian նամ (nam). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *nébʰos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian نم
Iranian Persian نم
Tajiki Persian нам (nam)

نم (nam)

  1. moisture
  2. humidity
  3. dew

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Azerbaijani: nəm
  • Hindustani:
  • Ottoman Turkish: نم (nem)

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian نم (nam).

Adjective[edit]

نم (nam) (Hindi spelling नम)

  1. moist
  2. damp
  3. wet

Noun[edit]

نم (namf (Hindi spelling नम)

  1. moisture
  2. humidity
  3. dew