zaman

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English[edit]

A zaman tree

Etymology[edit]

From Cariban.

Noun[edit]

zaman

  1. Albizia saman, a large tropical tree in the pea family.
    • 1995, Madison Smartt Bell, All souls' rising[1], page 327:
      On shore, the mule's pinkish ears revolved lazily in the shade of the zaman tree.

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic زَمَان(zamān).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [zɑˈmɑn]
  • Hyphenation: za‧man

Noun[edit]

zaman (definite accusative zamanı, plural zamanlar)

  1. time
    Zaman puldur.Time is money.
    Synonym: vaxt
  2. (grammar) tense
    keçmiş zamanpast tense
    indiki zamanpresent tense
    gələcək zamanfuture tense

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay zaman, from Classical Malay zaman (time), from Persian زمان(zamân), from Middle Persian [script needed] (zamān).

Noun[edit]

zaman (plural, first-person possessive zamanku, second-person possessive zamanmu, third-person possessive zamannya)

  1. age (particular period of time in history)
  2. era

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian زمان(zamân), from Middle Persian [script needed] (zamān).

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Noun[edit]

zaman (Jawi spelling زمان‎, plural zaman-zaman, informal 1st possessive zamanku, impolite 2nd possessive zamanmu, 3rd possessive zamannya)

  1. age (particular period of time in history)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish زمان(zaman), from Persian زمان(zamân).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /zǎmaːn/
  • Hyphenation: za‧man

Noun[edit]

zàmān m (Cyrillic spelling за̀ма̄н)

  1. time
  2. epoch
  3. era
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *za vъ manъ; compare za, u, mána.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /zâmaːn/
  • Hyphenation: za‧man

Adverb[edit]

zȁmān (Cyrillic spelling за̏ма̄н)

  1. in vain
  2. freely, gratis, for nothing

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *za vъ manъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

zamȁn

  1. in vain, without success
    vse je zamanit's all in vain

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Further reading[edit]

  • zaman”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish زمان(zamān), from Old Anatolian Turkish [script needed] (zamān), either from Arabic زَمَان(zamān) or Persian زمان(zamân).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [zɑˈmɑ́n]
  • IPA(key): [zɑˈmɑːn] (when followed by a vowel)

Noun[edit]

zaman (definite accusative zamanı, plural zamanlar)

  1. time (referring to a broad time period like epoch, period, season, etc. It is not the type of time that one reads from a watch or a clock)
  2. epoch
  3. era
  4. (grammar) tense

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative zaman
Definite accusative zamanı
Singular Plural
Nominative zaman zamanlar
Definite accusative zamanı zamanları
Dative zamana zamanlara
Locative zamanda zamanlarda
Ablative zamandan zamanlardan
Genitive zamanın zamanların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular zamanım zamanlarım
2nd singular zamanın zamanların
3rd singular zamanı zamanları
1st plural zamanımız zamanlarımız
2nd plural zamanınız zamanlarınız
3rd plural zamanları zamanları

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