Hamal definition

hə-mäl
In the Middle East, a porter.
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A porter in Turkey and nearby countries.
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(astronomy): An orange giant and the brightest star in the constellation Aries; alpha (α) Arietis.
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A porter or bearer in certain Muslim countries.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of hamal - hammal

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hamal
Plural:
hamals

Origin of hamal

  • Arabic ḥammāl from ḥamala to carry x̣ml in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Arabic راس حمل (rās al-ħamal, “head of the sheep”)

    From Wiktionary

  • From Arabic حمال (Hammāl, “porter”)

    From Wiktionary