ﻳﻤﺎﻩ

English translation: snub nose emperor

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Arabic term or phrase:ﻳﻤﺎﻩ
English translation:snub nose emperor
Entered by: Ahmed Ghaly (X)

01:12 May 31, 2014
Arabic to English translations [PRO]
Fisheries / Name of fish
Arabic term or phrase: ﻳﻤﺎﻩ
I have a photograph taken at the Fish Market in Abu Dhabi. There is a small sign next to one variety of fish with its name in Arabic (see above) and YEMAH in the Roman alphabet.
1) Could someone please confirm that the English name is 'snub nose emperor' or, if that is incorrect, suggest a more accurate name.
2) I would also appreciate guidance on how this is pronounced. When I put it through Google and clicked on pronunciation, it sounded like there was an extra vowel on the end (yemāhu).
Thanks in advance.
AJS
Lancashireman
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:22
snub nose emperor
Explanation:
Yes, you are correct. Yemah is translated into "snub nose emperor".

As for the pronunciation, it is pronounced as follows (yemāh).

You are most welcome

Please find here-under some supporting links

http://www.khaleejtimes.com/kt-article-display-1.asp?xfile=d...

http://seamoodrestaurant.com/wp-content/uploads/uae_consumer...

http://www.timeoutdubai.com/mobile/restaurants/features/2833...

http://gulfnews.com/about-gulf-news/al-nisr-portfolio/tabloi...

http://www.timeoutabudhabi.com/community/features/17731-hamm...

http://www.thenational.ae/news/uae-news/environment/three-fi...

http://fujairahinfocus.blogspot.com/2011/09/types-of-fish-in...

http://www.emiratesdiving.com/pdf/EDA_Arabic_Book_november_2...

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Note added at 22 mins (2014-05-31 01:34:56 GMT)
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Please find this link also

http://souqsamak.com/index.php/all/yemah.html

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Note added at 10 hrs (2014-05-31 11:17:58 GMT)
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Dear Mr. Swift

You are most welcome.
No harm. But, the letter "ه" that comes at the end of the Arabic Name is a vowel letter that does not accept this parsing. If you check the official references, you shall find that the name is always written as "يماه" and not "يماهو" or "يماهُ".

Anyway, this does not make a big difference

Have a great day!

Kind Regards,
Ahmed
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Egypt
Local time: 23:22
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snub nose emperor


Explanation:
Yes, you are correct. Yemah is translated into "snub nose emperor".

As for the pronunciation, it is pronounced as follows (yemāh).

You are most welcome

Please find here-under some supporting links

http://www.khaleejtimes.com/kt-article-display-1.asp?xfile=d...

http://seamoodrestaurant.com/wp-content/uploads/uae_consumer...

http://www.timeoutdubai.com/mobile/restaurants/features/2833...

http://gulfnews.com/about-gulf-news/al-nisr-portfolio/tabloi...

http://www.timeoutabudhabi.com/community/features/17731-hamm...

http://www.thenational.ae/news/uae-news/environment/three-fi...

http://fujairahinfocus.blogspot.com/2011/09/types-of-fish-in...

http://www.emiratesdiving.com/pdf/EDA_Arabic_Book_november_2...

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Note added at 22 mins (2014-05-31 01:34:56 GMT)
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Please find this link also

http://souqsamak.com/index.php/all/yemah.html

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Note added at 10 hrs (2014-05-31 11:17:58 GMT)
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Dear Mr. Swift

You are most welcome.
No harm. But, the letter "ه" that comes at the end of the Arabic Name is a vowel letter that does not accept this parsing. If you check the official references, you shall find that the name is always written as "يماه" and not "يماهو" or "يماهُ".

Anyway, this does not make a big difference

Have a great day!

Kind Regards,
Ahmed

Ahmed Ghaly (X)
Egypt
Local time: 23:22
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in ArabicArabic
PRO pts in category: 4
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks for these extensive and convincing references and for confirming the pronunciation. I typed the four characters into google.ae and clicked on the loudspeaker icon but was suspicious when the word seemed to acquire an extra 'u' on the end.

Asker: Many thanks for your help.

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