damm

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See also: Damm and dämm

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish damb, dåm (dust, steam). Akin to Low German damp, Dutch damp, and Danish damp (vapor, steam, fog), German Dampf, Icelandic dampi, English damp (moderately wet), and to German dampf imperative of dimpfen (to smoke). Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *dampaz.

Noun[edit]

damm n

  1. dust
Declension[edit]
Declension of damm 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative damm dammet
Genitive damms dammets
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Swedish damber, dampn, from Old Norse dammr.

Noun[edit]

damm c

  1. dam; pond, pool
Declension[edit]
Declension of damm 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative damm dammen dammar dammarna
Genitive damms dammens dammars dammarnas
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References[edit]

Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija (editors). 1992–2000. Suomen sanojen alkuperä ('The Origin of Finnish Words'). Helsinki: Kotimaisten kielten tutkimuskeskus/Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura. →ISBN.


Westrobothnian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse dammr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

damm n

  1. embankment
Derived terms[edit]
  • dammbol (floodgate)
  • kagdamm n (temporary embankment above the permanent one)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse damma, from Latin domna, from domina.

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Noun[edit]

damm f

  1. matron, matronly woman