aam

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See also: åm, Aam, AAM, aàm, aám, aâm, a'am, aa'm, and аам

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aam

  1. (international standards, obsolete) Former ISO 639-3 language code for Asa.
    Synonym: aas (current)

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch aam, from Latin ama, a variant of hama, from Ancient Greek ἄμη (ámē, bucket).

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aam (plural aams)

  1. (historical) A Dutch and German measure of liquids, used in England for Rhine wine, varying in different cities, being in Amsterdam about 41 wine gallons, in Antwerp 36½, and in Hamburg 38¼. [first attested around 1350 to 1470]

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ame, aem, from Late Latin ama (Latin hama), from Ancient Greek ἄμη (ámē, bucket), ἀμάω (amáō, to gather, harvest), of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aːm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: aam
  • Rhymes: -aːm

Noun[edit]

aam n (plural amen)

  1. aam

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  • English: aam

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German am, ame.

Noun[edit]

aam (genitive aami, partitive aami)

  1. a big barrel
  2. (historical) an aam (a measure of liquid)

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aam

  1. aan + dem, at the, on the
    Aam Montach hod-s gerehnd.
    On Monday it rained.

Mubi[edit]

Noun[edit]

ăăm (plural ˀààmé)

  1. water

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  • Takács, Gábor (2007) Etymological Dictionary of Egyptian, volume 3, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 201, →ISBN:
    [] we should carefully distinguish the following Ch. roots from AA *m-ˀ "water" [GT]:
    (1) Ch. *h-m "water" [GT]: [] Mubi ăăm, pl. ˀààmé []
  • Etudes berbères et chamito-sémitiques: mélanges offerts à Karl-G. Prasse (2000, →ISBN), page 38

Sakizaya[edit]

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aam

  1. congee

Tagalog[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hokkien (ám, rice soup).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧am
  • IPA(key): /ʔaˈʔam/, [ʔɐˈʔam]

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aám

  1. broth made from boiled rice
    Bigyan mo ng aam ang bata.
    Give the child some rice broth.

Yola[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English am (them), from Old English heom (them), dative of hie. Cognate with English 'em.

Pronoun[edit]

aam

  1. them

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English am, em, from Old English eam, eom (am).

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Verb[edit]

aam

  1. am
    • 1867, “CASTEALE CUDDE'S LAMENTATION”, in SONGS, ETC. IN THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, number 4:
      Fan ich aam.
      When I am.

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  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 21 & 104