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?

Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Armenian կամ (kam).

Noun[edit]

کام (kam)

  1. threshing device

References[edit]

  • کام” in Ferdinand Justi (1879), Dictionnaire Kurde-Français, St. Pétersbourg: L'Académie Impériale des Sciences, page 323
  • կամն in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University


Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian kʾm (kām, will, desire, purpose) (Manichaean Middle Persian kʾm (kām)), from Old Persian 𐎣𐎠𐎶 (kāma), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *kā́ma, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂-. Compare Sanskrit काम (kāma, will, desire) and Old Armenian կամ (kam), an Iranian borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari کام
Iranian Persian کام
Tajik 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]

Cognate with English gum, Swedish gom (palate).

Noun[edit]

Dari کام
Iranian Persian کام
Tajik ком (kom)

کام (kâm) (plural کام‌ها (kâm-hâ))

  1. (anatomy) palate, uraniscus

References[edit]


Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sanskrit कर्म (karma).

Noun[edit]

کام (kāmm

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

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit काम.

Noun[edit]

کام (kāmm

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

Etymology 3[edit]

From Persian کام, from Middle Persian [script needed] [script needed] (kām), from Old Persian 𐎣𐎠𐎶 (kāma), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *kā́ma, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂-. Compare Sanskrit काम (kāma, will, desire) and Old Armenian կամ (kam).

Noun[edit]

کام (kāmm

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