دم

Pronunciation /d̪əm/

masculine noun

  • breath
    vital air
  • moment
    instant
    occasion
  • life
    vitality
    energy
    spirit
    vigour
    strength
    stamina
    mettle
  • draught of water
  • ambition
  • recreation
  • breath or blast (of a furnace or oven)
  • puff, whiff, pull, draw of a hookah, cigar or cigarette
  • dum, stewing or simmering over a slow fire
  • spring
    elasticity
  • deception
    trickery
  • goodness, virtue (as of medicine, cloth, etc.)
  • courage
  • cheerfulness
    pleasure
  • society (as a breathing together)
  • edge (of a sword)
  • point (of a spear)
  • coaxing
    wheedling
  • figurative

    person
    people
  • the act of blowing after uttering incantations or prayer

Origin

[Persian]

دم

Pronunciation /d̪əm/

masculine noun

  • blood
    life spirit
  • islamic_law
    • sacrifice
  • figurative

    son
    progeny

Origin

[Arabic]

دُم

Pronunciation /d̪ʊm/

feminine noun

  • tail
  • end
    extremity
  • figurative

    one who follows someone all the time