adam

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See also: adām, ādām, Adam, Ádam, Âdam, Ádám, and A'dam

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the story of Adam and Eve in the Bible.

Noun[edit]

adam

  1. Certain properties of a person, often derived from the biblical story
    Den gamle adam = the sinful human nature (literally: "the old adam")
    Adams drakt or adamsdrakt = to be naked (literally: "Adam's costume")
  2. Used in sayings and proverbs
    Hvor lenge var Adam i paradis? = happiness is often short-lived (literally: "how long was Adam in Paradise?")

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic آدم (ʾādam).

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Noun[edit]

adam (definite accusative adamı, plural adamlar)

  1. man

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