dama

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See also: Dama, dáma, damà, Dáma, dāma, damă, ɗama, and dàmá

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

dama (uncountable)

  1. The game of Turkish draughts.

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

dama f (plural dames)

  1. (chess) queen

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Asturian · pieces d'axedrez (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
rei dama, reina torre alfil caballu peón

Bambara[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Eastern Maninkakan dàma.

Noun[edit]

dama

  1. number, quantity
  2. limit

Adverb[edit]

dama

  1. only

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French dame, from Latin domina. Doublet of dona.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dama f (plural dames)

  1. lady (graceful, elegant or noble woman)
  2. (chess) queen

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Chess pieces in Catalan · peces d'escacs (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
rei reina, dama torre alfil cavall peó

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish damas.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: da‧ma

Noun[edit]

dama

  1. the game of checkers
  2. (checkers) a king
  3. a demijohn

Verb[edit]

dama

  1. (checkers) to crown a king

Cornish[edit]

Noun[edit]

dama f (plural damyow)

  1. mother, dam

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dama

  1. third-person singular past historic of damer

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French dame.

Noun[edit]

dama f (plural damas)

  1. lady, dame, woman of high status
  2. (chess) queen

Synonyms[edit]

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Chess pieces in Galician · pezas de xadrez (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
rei dama, raíña torre, roque alfil cabalo peón

Garo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

dama

  1. drum

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dama f (genitive singular dömu, nominative plural dömur)

  1. lady (also used as a third person address)
    • Hvað má bjóða dömunni?
      What may be offered the lady? (speaking to the lady herself)

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Ilocano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish damas.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: da‧ma
  • IPA(key): /ˈdama/

Noun[edit]

dama

  1. (board games) checkers (US); draughts (UK)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French dame. Doublet of donna.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈda.ma/
  • Rhymes: -ama
  • Hyphenation: dà‧ma

Noun[edit]

dama f (plural dame)

  1. lady
  2. (board games, in the singular) draughts / checkers
  3. king (in draughts/checkers)
  4. draughtboard / checkerboard
  5. queen (playing card)

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Ottoman Turkish: دامه(dama)
    • Turkish: dama
    • Armenian: տամա (tama)

Verb[edit]

dama

  1. inflection of damare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Jamamadí[edit]

Verb[edit]

dama

  1. (Banawá) to hold securely

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

dama

  1. Rōmaji transcription of だま
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ダマ

Kashubian[edit]

Noun[edit]

dama f

  1. lady
  2. weir
  3. pavement

Lithuanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (da) IPA(key): [d̪ɐˈmɐ]
  • (ma) IPA(key): [ˈd̪ä̌ːmɐ]

Noun[edit]

damà f (plural dãmos) stress pattern 2

  1. lady[1]
  2. (card games) queen

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “dama” in Martsinkyavitshute, Victoria (1993), Hippocrene Concise Dictionary: Lithuanian-English/English-Lithuanian. New York: Hippocrene Books. →ISBN

Anagrams[edit]


Maquiritari[edit]

Noun[edit]

dama

  1. The ocean or sea, which surrounds the earth and is connected via underground rivers to Lake Akuena in the mythological Sky.

References[edit]

  • Ed. Key, Mary Ritchie and Comrie, Bernard. The Intercontinental Dictionary Series, Carib (De'kwana).
  • de Civrieux, Marc. Watunna.

Maranao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish damas.

Noun[edit]

dama

  1. checkers, draughts

Derived terms[edit]

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

dama m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of dame

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

dama f (definite singular dama, indefinite plural damer or damor, definite plural damene or damone)

  1. definite singular of dame
  2. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by dame

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

·dama

  1. third-person singular present subjunctive conjunct of daimid

Mutation[edit]

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

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From French dame, Old French dame, from Late Latin domna, shortened variant of Latin domina.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈda.ma/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: da‧ma
  • Rhymes: -ama

Noun[edit]

dama f

  1. lady
  2. (card games) queen
    dama karoqueen of diamonds
    dama kierqueen of hearts
    dama pikqueen of spades
    dama treflqueen of clubs

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Polish · bierki szachowe (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
król hetman, królowa, królówka, dama wieża goniec, laufer skoczek, koń, konik pion, pionek

Further reading[edit]

  • dama in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • dama in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

dama

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French dame, from Latin domina.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ˈdɐ̃.mɐ/, [ˈdɐ̃.mɐ]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈdɐ.mɐ/, [ˈdɐ.mɐ]

Noun[edit]

dama f (plural damas)

  1. lady
  2. (chess) queen
  3. (card games) queen

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Portuguese · peças de xadrez (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
rei rainha, dama torre bispo cavalo peão
Playing cards in Portuguese · cartas de baralho (layout · text)
Ace of spades.svg 2 of spades.svg 3 of spades.svg 4 of spades.svg 5 of spades.svg 6 of spades.svg 7 of spades.svg
ás dois, duque três, terno quatro, quadra cinco, quina seis, sena sete, bisca, manilha
8 of spades.svg 9 of spades.svg 10 of spades.svg Jack of spades2.svg Queen of spades2.svg King of spades2.svg Joker black 02.svg
oito nove dez valete dama rei jóquer, joker,
coringa, curinga

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dama f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of damă

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dǎːma/
  • Hyphenation: da‧ma

Noun[edit]

dáma f (Cyrillic spelling да́ма)

  1. lady
  2. (chess, card games) queen

Declension[edit]

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Chess pieces in Serbo-Croatian · šahovske figure / шаховске фигуре (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
kralj
краљ
dama, kraljica
дама, краљица
top, kula
топ, кула
lovac, trkač, laufer
ловац, тркач, лауфер
skakač, konj
скакач, коњ
pješak, pešak, pion, pijun
пјешак, пешак, пион, пијун
Playing cards in Serbo-Croatian · igraće karte (layout · text)
Ace of spades.svg 2 of spades.svg 3 of spades.svg 4 of spades.svg 5 of spades.svg 6 of spades.svg 7 of spades.svg
as, kec dvojka, dvica trojka, trica četvorka, četvrtica petica šestica sedmica
8 of spades.svg 9 of spades.svg 10 of spades.svg Jack of spades2.svg Queen of spades2.svg King of spades2.svg Joker black 02.svg
osmica devetka, devetica desetka, desetica dečko, pub, žandar, fant kraljica, dama kralj džoker

Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dáma f

  1. lady
  2. (chess) queen
  3. (card games) queen

Inflection[edit]

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. dáma
gen. sing. dáme
singular dual plural
nominative dáma dámi dáme
accusative dámo dámi dáme
genitive dáme dám dám
dative dámi dámama dámam
locative dámi dámah dámah
instrumental dámo dámama dámami

See also[edit]

Playing cards in Slovene · igralne karte (layout · text)
Ace of spades.svg 2 of spades.svg 3 of spades.svg 4 of spades.svg 5 of spades.svg 6 of spades.svg 7 of spades.svg
as, enka dvojka trojka štirka, štirica petka, petica šestka, šestica sedemka, sedmica
8 of spades.svg 9 of spades.svg 10 of spades.svg Jack of spades2.svg Queen of spades2.svg King of spades2.svg Joker black 02.svg
osmica devetka, devetica desetka, desetica fant kraljica, dama kralj joker

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French dame, from Latin domina. Doublet of dueña.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdama/, [ˈd̪a.ma]
  • Hyphenation: da‧ma
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

dama f (plural damas, masculine caballero, masculine plural caballeros)

  1. lady, dame
    Synonyms: señora, ama
  2. (chess) queen
    Synonym: reina

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Spanish · piezas de ajedrez (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
rey dama, reina torre, roque alfil caballo peón

Further reading[edit]


Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese damas.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dama (n class, no plural)

  1. draughts, checkers

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: da‧ma
  • IPA(key): /daˈma/, [dɐˈma]

Noun[edit]

damá

  1. feeling; perception
    Synonyms: damdam, pakiramdam
  2. opinion about something
    Synonyms: kuro, kuro-kuro, palagay

Adjective[edit]

damá

  1. felt; perceived
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish damas.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: da‧ma
  • IPA(key): /ˈdama/, [ˈdamɐ]

Noun[edit]

dama

  1. checkers; draughts
  2. (checkers) king
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish dama (lady, dame).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: da‧ma
  • IPA(key): /ˈdama/, [ˈdamɐ]

Noun[edit]

dama

  1. maid of honor; lady-in-waiting
    Synonym: abay
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