diam

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Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

diam

  1. (mathematics) diameter

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From diameter.

Noun[edit]

diam (plural diams)

  1. Clipping of diameter.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From diamond.

Noun[edit]

diam (plural diams)

  1. Clipping of diamond.

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Malay diam (quiet, adjective). Min Nan (tiām, silent) serves as an alternative derivation for speakers of Southern Min dialects.

Interjection[edit]

diam

  1. (informal, Singapore, chiefly Malaysia) Be quiet.
    • 2004 August 21, intruder, “God so loved the world”, in soc.culture.malaysia, Usenet:
      Diam lah, you have no gal let alone have a son or daughter.
    • 2012 September 23, “Najib wants more time for another run.”, in soc.culture.malaysia, Usenet:
      If the answer is affirmative, then he is qualified to talk to us. Otherwise, diam lah.
    • 2013 June 7, <par@tmnet.net.my>, “Mooted online media control 'not politically motivated'”, in soc.culture.malaysia, Usenet:
      So diam lah, baruah bangsat!

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay diam, from Proto-Malayic *hidəm, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hidəm. Cognate Old Javanese ḍyam (silent).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

diam

  1. to quiet: to become quiet
    1. with little or no sound
      Antonyms: bersuara, berbicara
    2. to be calm: with little or no motion;
      Antonym: bergerak
    3. to be calm: with little or no activity
      Antonyms: berbuat, berusaha

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of diam (meng-, ber-, transitive)
Root diam
Active Involuntary Passive Imperative Jussive
Active mendiam
berdiam
terdiam diam diamlah
Locative mendiami terdiami didami diami diamilah
Causative / Applicative1 mendiamkan terdiamkan didiamkan diamkan diamkanlah
Causative
1The -kan row is either causative or applicative, with transitive roots it mostly has applicative meaning.
Note: Some of these forms do normally not exist or are seldom used in standard Indonesian. Some also change meaning.

Adjective[edit]

diam

  1. quiet; silent (with little or no sound)

Noun[edit]

diam (first-person possessive diamku, second-person possessive diammu, third-person possessive diamnya)

  1. quiet

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Verb[edit]

diam

  1. (dated) to stay
    Synonyms: duduk, tinggal
Conjugation[edit]
Conjugation of diam (meng-, ber-, transitive)
Root diam
Active Involuntary Passive Imperative Jussive
Active mendiam
berdiam
diam diamlah
Locative mendiami terdiami didami diami diamilah
Causative
1The -kan row is either causative or applicative, with transitive roots it mostly has applicative meaning.
Note: Some of these forms do normally not exist or are seldom used in standard Indonesian. Some also change meaning.
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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

diam

  1. accusative feminine singular of dius

Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • diem (Javanese Malay)

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *hidəm, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hidəm.

Adjective[edit]

diam (Jawi spelling ديام‎)

  1. quiet; silent (with little or no sound)
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Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: diam
  • English: diam

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

diam (Jawi spelling ديام‎)

  1. to stay
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