dammer

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay damar, from Proto-Malayic *damar, from Proto-Western Malayo-Polynesian *damaʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *damaʀ.

Noun[edit]

dammer (plural dammers)

  1. A clear to yellow resin, obtained in Malaya from trees of the genera Shorea and Symplocus of the Dipterocarpaceae family, used in varnishes and inks
  2. Any of various hard resins, obtained especially from evergreen trees, notably of the genera Agathis (pine family), Balanocarpus and Hopea, native to southeast Asia, also used in varnishes and lacquers.

References[edit]

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

dammer c

  1. plural indefinite of dam



Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: dam‧mer

Etymology 1[edit]

From Malay damar, from Proto-Malayic *damar, from Proto-Western Malayo-Polynesian *damaʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *damaʀ.

Noun[edit]

dammer f, m (plural dammers, diminutive dammertje n)

  1. Alternative form of damar.

Etymology 2[edit]

From dammen +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

dammer m (plural dammers, diminutive dammertje n)

  1. A player of checkers

References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

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