кәм

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Bashkir[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian کم(kam, small, few, scarce).

Cognate with Tatar ким (kim, insufficient), Uzbek kam (insufficient, meager).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkæm]
  • Hyphenation: кәм (one syllable)

Adverb[edit]

кәм (käm)

  1. less, insufficient in number/amount (than stated, required, normal, etc.)
    Ниндәй ҙә булһа ҡатнашыусыны хаким итеп һайлар өсөн бөтәһе ундан да кәм түгел тауыш бирелергә тейеш.
    Nindäy ðä bulha qatnašïwsïnï xakim itep haylar ösön bötähe undan da käm tügel tawïš birelergä teyeš.
    To elect any participant an administrator, a total of no less than ten votes must be cast.
  2. inferior, deficient

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See also[edit]

  • теүәл (tewäl, complete in number/amount)

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