cama

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of camel +‎ llama.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cama (plural camas)

  1. A hybrid animal produced by breeding a camel and a llama.

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cama.

Noun[edit]

cama f (plural cames)

  1. bed (piece of furniture)

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin gamba (horse's hock), from Ancient Greek καμπή (kampḗ, bend).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cama f (plural cames)

  1. leg

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

cama

  1. third-person singular past historic of camer

Galician[edit]

A Cama in an abandoned house

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician / Old Portuguese cama, from Late Latin cama (6th century, Isidorus of Seville), probably from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cama f (plural camas)

  1. bed
    • 1484, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Escolma de documentos en galego dos séculos XIII ao XVI. 2 vols. Vigo: Galaxia, page 127:
      Iten, mando mays á dita Contança Gonçales, miña muller, a quarta parte da adega dos Vrancos, por quanto eu e ela conpramos a metade da dita adega a Meen Suares Galinato, e mándolle mays a cuba en que teño o viño branco e mays outras duas cubas que son dentro ena dita adega aa maao esquerda, vasyas, que teñen cada una doze moyos de lagar, e mays lle mando una cama de roupa con quatro cabeçaás e un colchón e un almadraque e con suas sabaas e media duzia d'almofadas e con hua manta de picote, e se ouver em casa un par de colchas, que aja ela una delas.
      Item, I devise said Constanza González, my wife, a fourth of the wine cellar of Os Brancos, since we both bought a half of it from Men Suarez Galiñato; and I also bequeath a cask in which I have the white wine, and also two other casks that are inside that wine cellar, on the left, empty, each one having twelve modii; and also bequeath to her a clothed bed with four pillows and a mattress and a mat, and with its sheets and half a dozen cushions and a blanket of coarse linen, and if there is in the house a pair of quilts, she should have one of them
    Synonym: leito
  2. platform of a cart
  3. garden plot

References[edit]

  • cama” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • cama” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • cama” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • cama” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • cama” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cama

  1. nominative/vocative/dative/strong genitive plural of cam

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cama chama gcama
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Ancient Greek χαμαί (khamaí) (close to the ground) as Isidorus said: "Cama est brevis [lectus] et circa terram; Graeci enim χαμαὶ breve dicunt" (Cama is a little [bed] close to the ground; the Greeks call χαμαὶ to small things). Other etymologies can include Celtic (Gaulish) or Iberian origin.

Noun[edit]

cama f (genitive camae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin) bed
    • ca. 600, Isidorus Hispalensis [Isidore of Seville], Etymologiae, 19, 22, 29 & 20, 11, 2. In: Isidori Hispalensis episcopi etymologiarum sive originum libri XX. Recognovit brevique adnotatione critica instruxit W. M. Linday. Tomus II libros XI–XX continens, Oxonium, 1911:
      • Camisias vocari quod in his dormimus in camis, id est in stratis nostris.
      • Cama est brevis et circa terram; Graeci enim χαμαὶ breve dicunt.

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cama camae
Genitive camae camārum
Dative camae camīs
Accusative camam camās
Ablative camā camīs
Vocative cama camae

Descendants[edit]

  • Portuguese: cama
  • Spanish: cama

Further reading[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cama

  1. Alternative spelling of camma

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cama chama cama
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cama.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cama f

  1. bed

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

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cama

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cama, from Late Latin cama.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cama f (plural camas)

  1. bed (furniture for sleeping on)

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Derived terms[edit]

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Spanish[edit]

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cama

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cama.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cama f (plural camas)

  1. bed
    Synonym: lecho (less common)

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]