ayam

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See also: ayaṃ

Aklanon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. dog

Bikol Central[edit]

ayam

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧yam
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔajam/

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. dog
    Synonym: ido

See also[edit]


Brunei Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *hayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ajam/
  • (Kedayan) IPA(key): /hajam/
  • Hyphenation: a‧yam

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. chicken (bird)
  2. chicken (meat)

Buhi'non Bikol[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayám

  1. dog

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam. First attested in Antonio Pigafetta's Relazione del primo viaggio intorno al mondo—detailing the first circumnavigation of the world between 1519 and 1522.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧yam
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔajam/, [ˈʔajʌm]

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. dog
    Synonyms: iro, ido

Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.jam/
  • Hyphenation: a‧yam

Etymology 1[edit]

From Malay ayam, from hayam, from Proto-Malayic *hayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayam (plural ayam-ayam, first-person possessive ayamku, second-person possessive ayammu, third-person possessive ayamnya)

  1. (bird) A bird of the order Galliformes, generally refers to chicken (Gallus gallus) or fowl.
  2. The meat from this bird eaten as food.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Semantic loan from Chinese (“female prostitute”, literally “chicken”).

Noun[edit]

ayam (plural ayam-ayam, first-person possessive ayamku, second-person possessive ayammu, third-person possessive ayamnya)

  1. (colloquial, derogatory) slut, prostitute.
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Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Inonhan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. dog

Iriga Bicolano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. dog

Isnag[edit]

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. toy

Kagayanen[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. dog

Kinaray-a[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. dog

Libon Bikol[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayám

  1. dog

Lubuagan Kalinga[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. animal

Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hayam, from Proto-Malayic *hayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ajam/
  • Rhymes: -ajam, -jam, -am
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ayam (Jawi spelling ايم‎, plural ayam-ayam, informal 1st possessive ayamku, impolite 2nd possessive ayammu, 3rd possessive ayamnya)

  1. chicken (bird)
  2. chicken (meat)

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

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Maranao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. animal

Masbate Sorsogon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. dog

Masbatenyo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bikol Central ayam, from Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. dog
    Synonym: ido

Miraya Bikol[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayám

  1. dog

Northern Catanduanes Bicolano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. dog

Ratagnon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. dog

Romblomanon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. dog

Sakizaya[edit]

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. bird

Southern Catanduanes Bicolano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. dog

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧yam
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔajam/, [ˈʔajɐm]

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. (archaic) guard dog (differentiating it from the ganid (hunting dog))
    Synonym: aso

Waray Sorsogon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. dog

Waray-Waray[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. dog

West Albay Bikol[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayám

  1. dog

Yogad[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. animal

Zazaki[edit]

Noun[edit]

ayam

  1. air
  2. weather