chama

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

chama

  1. third-person singular present indicative of chamar
  2. second-person singular imperative of chamar

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

chama

  1. Lenited form of cama.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Used by Pliny the Elder in Naturalis Historia.

Noun 1[edit]

chāma f ‎(genitive chāmae); first declension

  1. bivalve, shellfish, clam; cockle

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative chāma chāmae
genitive chāmae chāmārum
dative chāmae chāmīs
accusative chāmam chāmās
ablative chāmā chāmīs
vocative chāma chāmae

Noun 2[edit]

chama n ‎(genitive chamatis); third declension

  1. lynx

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative chama chamatēs
genitive chamatis chamatum
dative chamatī chamatibus
accusative chamatem chamatēs
ablative chamate chamatibus
vocative chama chamatēs

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese chama, from Latin flamma.

Noun[edit]

chama f (plural chamas)

  1. flame

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Portuguese chama, from Latin clāmat, from the verb clamo.

Verb[edit]

chama

  1. third-person singular present indicative of chamar

Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

chama (ki-vi class, plural vyama)

  1. organization, society
  2. union
  3. party (a political party)
  4. club

Derived terms[edit]