Damm

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See also: damm and dämm

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German tamm. Probably via Old High German *tamm from Proto-Germanic *dammaz, though it is sometimes considered a later back-formation from the verb dämmen. The modern consonantism is Central and Low German (compare Middle Low German dam).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dam/
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  • Rhymes: -am

Noun[edit]

Damm m (genitive Dammes, plural Dämme)

  1. dam
  2. (anatomy) perineum
    Synonym: Perineum

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Damm” in Duden online

Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Damm m (plural Demm)

  1. dam
    De Damm is foll Krotte.
    The dam is full of frogs.

Further reading[edit]


Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German *damm, northern variant of tamm, from Proto-Germanic *dammaz.

Noun[edit]

Damm m (plural Dämm)

  1. dam, dyke

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from French dame.

Noun[edit]

Damm f (plural Dammen)

  1. lady
  2. (card games) queen
  3. (chess) queen
  4. skittle, pin
Synonyms[edit]
  • (pin, skittle): Keel f

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Luxembourgish · Schachfiguren (Schach + Figuren) (layout · text)
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