hamme

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

hamme c

  1. indefinite plural of ham

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English ham, hamm (back of the knee), from Proto-Germanic *hammō. The final vowel is generalised from Old English inflected forms.

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Noun[edit]

hamme (plural hammes or hommen)

  1. The interior or rear side of the knee.
Descendants[edit]
  • English: ham
  • Scots: ham, hamb

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English ham, hamm (enclosure), from Proto-Germanic *hammaz.

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Noun[edit]

hamme (plural hammes)

  1. An enclosed pasture.

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