aam

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Dutch aam, from Late Latin ama, from Ancient Greek ἄμη (ámē, bucket). Compare Latin hama (water bucket).

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aam (plural aams)

  1. (historical) A Dutch and German measure of liquids, used in England for Rhine wine, varying in different cities, being at Amsterdam about 41 wine gallons, at Antwerp 36½, and at Hamburg 38¼. [first attested around 1350 to 1470]

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ame, aem, from Late Latin ama (Latin hama), from Ancient Greek ἄμη (ámē, bucket), ἀμάω (amáō, to gather, harvest), from Proto-Indo-European *sem- (together).

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aam n (plural amen)

  1. aam

Mubi[edit]

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ăăm (plural ˀààmé)

  1. water

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  • Etymological Dictionary of Egyptian, volume 3: m- (2007, ISBN 9789004164123), page 201:
    [] we should carefully distinguish the following Ch. roots from AA *m-ˀ "water" [GT]:
    (1) Ch. *h-m "water" [GT]: [] Mubi ăăm, pl. ˀààmé []
  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, ISBN 9042908262), page 38

Tagalog[edit]

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aam

  1. a broth made from boiled rice
    Bigyan mo ng aam ang bata.
    Give the child some rice broth.