am

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Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

am

  1. (metrology) Symbol for the attometer (attometre), an SI unit of length equal to 10−18 meters (metres).

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English am, em, from Old English eam, eom (am), from Proto-Germanic *immi, *izmi (am), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésmi (I am, I exist), a form of the verb *wesaną. Cognate with Old Norse em, emi (am), Gothic 𐌹𐌼 (im, am), Ancient Greek εἰμί (eimi), Albanian jam (I am), Sanskrit अस्मि (ásmi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

am

  1. first-person sg present indicative of be

See also[edit]

Adverb[edit]

am (not comparable)

  1. Alternative spelling of a.m.

Statistics[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Angas[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Gerka ram (water).

Noun[edit]

am

  1. water
  2. rain

References[edit]

  • 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]: WCh. *hama [Stl.]: AS *ham (Gmy. *hām) [GT 2004, 153] = *am [Stl. 1977] = *ham [Dlg.] = *ham [Stl. 1987]: [] Angas am "1. water, 2. rain" [Ormsby 1914, 314-315] = am "water (to drink of wash with)" [Flk. 1915, 143] = []

Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin habeō. Compare Daco-Romanian avea, am.

Verb[edit]

am (third-person singular present indicative ari/are, past participle avutã)

  1. I have.
  2. (auxiliary, with past participles) I have...

Related terms[edit]


Azeri[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic
Roman am
Perso-Arabic آم

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *(i)am (vulva).

Noun[edit]

am

  1. (vulgar) cunt (genitalia)

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

am (+ adjective ending with -en + masculine or neuter noun)

  1. an + dem, on the, at the
    am Randein the margin

Usage notes[edit]

  • This is often used with the superlative of adjective (ending with -en).
    Er spielt am besten.
    He plays best.

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

am m (genitive ama, nominative plural amanna)

  1. time

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
am n-am ham t-am
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Kofyar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Gerka ram (water).

Noun[edit]

am

  1. water

References[edit]

  • 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]: WCh. *hama [Stl.]: AS *ham (Gmy. *hām) [GT 2004, 153] = *am [Stl. 1977] = *ham [Dlg.] = *ham [Stl. 1987]: [] Kfy. am [Ntg. 1967, 1], []

Lagwan[edit]

Noun[edit]

am

  1. water

References[edit]

  • 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]: WCh. *hama [Stl.]: AS *ham (Gmy. *hām) [GT 2004, 153] = *am [Stl. 1977] = *ham [Dlg.] = *ham [Stl. 1987]: [] Lgn. a̲m [Mch.] = àm (pl.) [Lks.] = ˀàm [Bouny] = ˀàm [Bouny 1975 MS, 5, #58], Bdm. amaii "water", amai "rain" [Talbot 1911, 252] []

Luxembourgish[edit]

Contraction[edit]

am

  1. contraction of an + dem; in the

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *emmi, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁esmi, from *h₁es-.

Verb[edit]

am

  1. first-person singular present indicative of is

Pero[edit]

Noun[edit]

am

  1. water

References[edit]

  • 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]: WCh. *hama [Stl.]: AS *ham (Gmy. *hām) [GT 2004, 153] = *am [Stl. 1977] = *ham [Dlg.] = *ham [Stl. 1987]: [] Pero âm [Schuh] = ám [Frj. 1985, 18] (BT: Schuh 1984, 214) []

Pumpokol[edit]

Noun[edit]

am

  1. mother

Romanian[edit]

Verb[edit]

am

  1. first-person singular present indicative of avea
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of avea
  3. (noi) am (modal auxiliary; first-person plural form of avea, used with past participles to form perfect compus tenses)
    (we) have
    Noi am fost la biserică duminică.
    We have been to church on Sunday.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

am

  1. Their.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This form is used before nouns beginning with b, f, m or p.

Article[edit]

am

  1. The.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This form is used in the singular nominative before masculine nouns beginning with b, f, m or p.

See also[edit]


Sura[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Gerka ram (water).

Noun[edit]

am

  1. water

References[edit]

  • 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]: WCh. *hama [Stl.]: AS *ham (Gmy. *hām) [GT 2004, 153] = *am [Stl. 1977] = *ham [Dlg.] = *ham [Stl. 1987]: [] Sura àm "Wasser, Flüssigkeit" [Jng. 1963, 58], Mpn. àm [Frj. 1991, 3], []

Tangale[edit]

Noun[edit]

am

  1. water

References[edit]

  • 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]: WCh. *hama [Stl.]: AS *ham (Gmy. *hām) [GT 2004, 153] = *am [Stl. 1977] = *ham [Dlg.] = *ham [Stl. 1987]: [] Tng. am [Jng.], []

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *(i)am (vulva).

Noun[edit]

am (definite accusative amı, plural amlar)

  1. (slang, vulgar) cunt (genitalia)

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /ʔaːm˧˧/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /ʔaːm˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /ʔaːm˧˥/

Noun[edit]

am

  1. small Buddhist temple, small pagoda, hermitage, secluded hut, cottage


Welsh[edit]

Preposition[edit]

am

  1. for, in exchange for.
  2. (time) at.
  3. (with siarad, sôn, or meddwl) about, concerning.

See also[edit]

Personal forms
Singular Plural
First person amdana i amdanon ni
Second person amdanat ti amdanoch chi
Third person amdano fe
amdani hi
amdanyn nhw

Usage notes[edit]

Triggers the soft mutation on the following noun.


Yucatec Maya[edit]

Noun[edit]

am (plural amo’ob)

  1. spider, arachnid