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Zaman

Zaman

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Turkish

Proper noun

Zaman

  1. A male given name, meaning "time".

zaman

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English

A zaman tree

Noun

zaman

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

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Indonesian

Etymology

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

Noun

zaman

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

Malay

Etymology

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

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /zaman/
  • Rhymes: -aman, -man, -an

Noun

zaman (Jawi spelling زمان, plural zaman-zaman)

  1. age (particular period of time in history)

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology 1

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

Pronunciation

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

Noun

zàmān m (Cyrillic spelling за̀ма̄н)

  1. time
  2. epoch
  3. era
Declension

Etymology 2

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

Pronunciation

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

Adverb

zȁmān (Cyrillic spelling за̏ма̄н)

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

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *za vъ manъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /zaˈmán/
  • Tonal orthography: zamȁn

Adverb

zamàn

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

Quotations

  • For usage examples of this term, see Citations:zaman.

Turkish

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [zɑˈmɑn]

Noun

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

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