damm

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Maltese[edit]

Root
d-m-m
1 term

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic ضَمَّ(ḍamma).

Verb[edit]

damm (imperfect jdomm, verbal noun damm)

  1. to gather
Conjugation[edit]
    Conjugation of damm
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
perfect m dammejt dammejt damm dammejna dammejtu dammew
f dammet
imperfect m ndomm ddomm jdomm ndommu ddommu jdommu
f ddomm
imperative domm dommu

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic ضَمّ(ḍamm).

Noun[edit]

damm m

  1. verbal noun of damm

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /dam/

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
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Swedish damber, dampn, from Old Norse dammr, from Proto-Germanic *dammaz.

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
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija, editors (1992–2000) Suomen sanojen alkuperä [The origin of Finnish words] (in Finnish), Helsinki: Institute for the Languages of Finland/Finnish Literature Society, →ISBN

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Westrobothnian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse dammr, from Proto-Germanic *dammaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

damm n

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

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

damm f

  1. matron, matronly woman