Stamm

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German stam, from Old High German stam, from Proto-Germanic *stamnaz, *stamniz, from Proto-Indo-European *steh₂- (to stand, stay).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃtam/
  • Rhymes: -am
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Stamm m (genitive Stammes or Stamms, plural Stämme)

  1. trunk (of a tree), stem
  2. tribe
  3. (linguistics) stem (of a word)
  4. (biology) phylum
  5. (microbiology) strain (of bacteria, etc.)

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Hunsrik[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Stamm m (plural Stämm, diminutive Stämmche)

  1. tree trunk
    De Baam hod en dicker Stamm.
    The tree has a thick trunk.

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Luxembourgish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Stamm m (plural Stämm)

  1. stem (of a plant), trunk (of a tree)
  2. tribe
  3. (biology) phylum