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Word of the day: اسم (ism, “name”)

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اسم (ism) means “name”.

Also part of the all time language learning classic “What’s your name?”: ما اسمك؟ (maa ismak, maa ismik)*

To name: سمى (samma) – same letters, different order (and the م mim is doubled).

*use “maa ismak” when speaking to a man, “maa ismik” when speaking to a woman.

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Written by klaasvanschelven

January 31, 2008 at 6:32 am

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