Arabic Word A Day

June 8, 2007

(عمّر) ‘ammara – Arabic Word A Day

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(عمّر) ‘ammara, verb present tense (يعمّر) yu’ammiru

 

Meanings

  1. to be made old
  2. to be given life

 

Examples

  1. yawaddu aHaduhum law yu’ammaru alfa santin…
    (َيوَدُّ أَحَدُهُمْ لَوْ يُعَمَّرُ أَلْفَ سَنَةٍ);
    “One of them wishes that he is given a life of a thousand years…”- Quran 2:97
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