يتيم

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ي ت م(y-t-m), from Proto-Semitic *yatam- (to be fatherless or without a guardian, to be without support of family or tribe, to be disenfranchised or alone). Compare Aramaic יַתְמָא(yaṯmā), Classical Syriac ܝܲܬ݂ܡܵܐ(yaṯmā), Phoenician 𐤉‬𐤕‬𐤌‬(y‬t‬m‬), Classical Mandaic ࡉࡀࡕࡉࡌࡀ(yatima), Hebrew יָתוֹם(yatóm), Tigre ያፓም (yattam), and Ugaritic 𐎊𐎚𐎎 (ytm).

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Adjective[edit]

يَتِيم (yatīm) (feminine يَتِيمَة(yatīma), common plural يَتَامَى(yatāmā), masculine plural أَيْتَام(ʾaytām) or يَتِيمُونَ(yatīmūna), feminine plural يَتِيمَات(yatīmāt) or يَتَائِم(yatāʾim))

  1. orphan
  2. unique of its kind, unequalled, unmatched, incomparable

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Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic يَتِيم(yatīm).

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Noun[edit]

يتيم (ytīmm (plural يتام(ytām) or يتامى(ytāma) or يتامى(yatāma), feminine يتيمة(ytīma))

  1. orphan