کام

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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Adverb[edit]

کام (kām)

  1. how much, how many
    عندك كام ولد؟
    ʿándak kām wálad?
    How many children do you have?
    تحتاج الى كام فلوس؟
    tíħtāg ilā kām filūs?
    How much money do you need?

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (kʾm), 𐫐𐫀𐫖(kʾm /kām/, will, desire, purpose), from Old Persian 𐎣𐎠𐎶 (k-a-m /kāma/), from Proto-Iranian *káHmah, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *káHmas, from Proto-Indo-European *kóh₂-mo-s, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂- (to desire, wish).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian کام
Iranian Persian کام
Tajiki Persian ком (kom)

کام (kâm) (plural کام‌ها(kâm-hâ))

  1. desire, wish
    ایام به کام [باشد]!‎‎ ― Ayyâm be kâm [bâšad]!(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  2. design, intention, pursuit
  3. aim, goal

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian کام
Iranian Persian کام
Tajiki Persian ком (kom)

کام (kâm) (plural کام‌ها(kâm-hâ))

  1. (anatomy) palate, uraniscus

References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “kām”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 48

Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sanskrit कर्म (karma).

Noun[edit]

کام (kāmm (Hindi spelling काम)

  1. employment
  2. job
  3. work
  4. task
  5. action
  6. act
  7. deed
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit काम (kāma).

Noun[edit]

کام (kāmm (Hindi spelling काम)

  1. wish
  2. desire
  3. longing
  4. affection
  5. passion
  6. lust
  7. love

Etymology 3[edit]

From Persian کام(kâm); see there for more.

Noun[edit]

کام (kāmm (Hindi spelling काम)

  1. wish
  2. desire
  3. design
  4. intention
  5. (anatomy) palate, uraniscus