лам

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Either a long grade of Bulgarian лом (lom, fracture, cleft) or from Proto-Balto-Slavic *lṓˀmas, cognate with Lithuanian lúomas (fraction, caste, estate).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɫam]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

лам (lamm

  1. (dialectal, colloquial) hole, chasm, fault (geological formation)
    Synonyms: я́ма (jáma), трап (trap), ду́па (dúpa), разло́м (razlóm)

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • ло́мя (lómja, to fracture, to spall) (possibly)

References[edit]


Chechen[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nakh *lām.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

лам (lamclass b2 (plural лаьмнаш)

  1. mountain

Lezgi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Budukh лем (lem).

Noun[edit]

лам (lam)

  1. donkey, ass

Mongolian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Mongolian ᠯᠠᠮᠠ (lama), from Classical Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

лам (lam) (Mongolian spelling ᠯᠠᠮᠠ (lama), definite plural лам нар); (regular declension)

  1. lama

Declension[edit]


Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

лам (lamf anim pl or m anim pl

  1. genitive/accusative plural of ла́ма (láma)