दम

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian دم ‎(dam).

Noun[edit]

दम ‎(damm ‎(Urdu spelling دم)

  1. breath
    वह दम फूल रहा था, लेकिन ठहर नहीं किया।
    vah dam phūl rahā thā, lekin ṭhahar nahī̃ kiyā.
    He was gasping for breath, but he did not stop.
    दम अटकना‎ ― dam aṭaknā ― for breathing to cease
    दम उलटना‎ ― dam ulaṭnā ― to gasp for breath
  2. puff, whiff
  3. life, vitality, stamina
    उसमें कोई दम नहीं है।
    usmẽ koī dam nahī̃ hai.
    He has no stamina.
  4. moment, instant
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit दम ‎(dama)

Noun[edit]

दम ‎(damam ‎(Urdu spelling دم)

  1. self-restraint, taming, self-control
    छुरी तले दम लेने की आवश्यकता है।
    It is important to have self-restraint under difficult circumstances.

Etymology 3[edit]

From Sanskrit दम्भ ‎(dambha). Cognate with Persian دم ‎(dam)

Noun[edit]

दम ‎(damm ‎(Urdu spelling دم)

  1. deceit, fraud, trickery, arrogance
    वह बहुत दमबाज़ है, और उस पर भरोसा मत रखना चाहिए।
    He is full of deceit, and you should not trust him.

Etymology 4[edit]

From Arabic دم.

Noun[edit]

दम ‎(damm ‎(Urdu spelling دم)

  1. blood

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dṓm. Cognate with Latin domus, Ancient Greek δόμος ‎(dómos), Old Church Slavonic домъ ‎(domŭ), Old Armenian տուն ‎(tun).

Noun[edit]

दम ‎(dámam

  1. house
  2. home
Declension[edit]
Masculine a-stem declension of दम
Nom. sg. दमः ‎(damaḥ)
Gen. sg. दमस्य ‎(damasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative दमः ‎(damaḥ) दमौ ‎(damau) दमाः ‎(damāḥ)
Vocative दम ‎(dama) दमौ ‎(damau) दमाः ‎(damāḥ)
Accusative दमम् ‎(damam) दमौ ‎(damau) दमान् ‎(damān)
Instrumental दमेन ‎(damena) दमाभ्याम् ‎(damābhyām) दमैः ‎(damaiḥ)
Dative दमाय ‎(damāya) दमाभ्याम् ‎(damābhyām) दमेभ्यः ‎(damebhyaḥ)
Ablative दमात् ‎(damāt) दमाभ्याम् ‎(damābhyām) दमेभ्यः ‎(damebhyaḥ)
Genitive दमस्य ‎(damasya) दमयोः ‎(damayoḥ) दमानाम् ‎(damānām)
Locative दमे ‎(dame) दमयोः ‎(damayoḥ) दमेषु ‎(dameṣu)

Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb दाम्यति ‎(dāmyati).

Noun[edit]

दम ‎(dámam

  1. taming
  2. self-restraint
  3. self-control
  4. temperance
Declension[edit]
Masculine a-stem declension of दम
Nom. sg. दमः ‎(damaḥ)
Gen. sg. दमस्य ‎(damasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative दमः ‎(damaḥ) दमौ ‎(damau) दमाः ‎(damāḥ)
Vocative दम ‎(dama) दमौ ‎(damau) दमाः ‎(damāḥ)
Accusative दमम् ‎(damam) दमौ ‎(damau) दमान् ‎(damān)
Instrumental दमेन ‎(damena) दमाभ्याम् ‎(damābhyām) दमैः ‎(damaiḥ)
Dative दमाय ‎(damāya) दमाभ्याम् ‎(damābhyām) दमेभ्यः ‎(damebhyaḥ)
Ablative दमात् ‎(damāt) दमाभ्याम् ‎(damābhyām) दमेभ्यः ‎(damebhyaḥ)
Genitive दमस्य ‎(damasya) दमयोः ‎(damayoḥ) दमानाम् ‎(damānām)
Locative दमे ‎(dame) दमयोः ‎(damayoḥ) दमेषु ‎(dameṣu)