يم

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Northwest Semitic. Compare Classical Syriac ܝܡܐ (yammāʾ), Hebrew יָם (yām), and Ugaritic 𐎊𐎎 (ym),

Noun[edit]

يَمّ (yammm (plural يُمُوم (yumūm))

  1. open sea
  2. (Syrian) side

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Beja: يم (yam)
  • Persian: یم (yam)

References[edit]

  • Stefan Weninger, The Semitic Languages: An International Handbook, Walter de Gruyter, 2011, ISBN 3110251582, page 191

Beja[edit]

Noun[edit]

يَم (yam)

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Klaus and Charlotte Wedekind, Abuzeinab Musa, Beja Pedagogical Grammar (2005)
  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, ISBN 9042908262, page 38
  • Václav Blažek, A Lexicostatitical comparison of Omotic languages, in In Hot Pursuit of Language in Prehistory: Essays in the four fields of anthropology, page 122

Pashto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

يم (yëm) (simple past وم)

  1. (I) am.