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]

Verb[edit]

cama

  1. third-person singular past historic of camer

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cama, from Late Latin cama.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cama f (plural camas)

  1. bed

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cama

  1. nominative and vocative and dative and 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]

Prossibly 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.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

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

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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)

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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cama

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cama.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkama/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

cama f (plural camas)

  1. bed

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]