Kamm

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German kamb, camb, chamb, from Old High German chamb, from Proto-West Germanic *kamb, from Proto-Germanic *kambaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵómbʰos (tooth), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵómbʰ- (to pierce, gnaw through).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kam/
  • Rhymes: -am
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Noun[edit]

Kamm m (genitive Kammes or Kamms, plural Kämme, diminutive Kämmchen n)

  1. comb
  2. crest (of various animals), comb (of rooster)
  3. (cooking) shoulder (of pork), neck (of mutton/beef)
  4. ridge (of hills, mountains)

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Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Kamm” in Duden online

Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German kamb, camb, chamb, from Old High German chamb, from Proto-West Germanic *kamb.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Kamm m (plural Kemm, diminutive Kemmche)

  1. comb
  2. crest

Further reading[edit]