jama

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See also: Jama, JAMA, jáma, jämä, jamą, јама, and яма

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *jama.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjɑmɑ/, [ˈjɑmɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑmɑ
  • Syllabification: ja‧ma

Noun[edit]

jama

  1. (dated) seam, joint (point where two things meet)
  2. seam in a seine
  3. (colloquial) A situation or state, especially an unfavourable one; normally used only in inessive, elative and illative singular to express being in, getting out of, or getting into a (bad) situation.
    Yritys A on todella pahassa jamassa.
    Company A is in a really difficult situation.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of jama (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative jama jamat
genitive jaman jamojen
partitive jamaa jamoja
illative jamaan jamoihin
singular plural
nominative jama jamat
accusative nom. jama jamat
gen. jaman
genitive jaman jamojen
jamainrare
partitive jamaa jamoja
inessive jamassa jamoissa
elative jamasta jamoista
illative jamaan jamoihin
adessive jamalla jamoilla
ablative jamalta jamoilta
allative jamalle jamoille
essive jamana jamoina
translative jamaksi jamoiksi
instructive jamoin
abessive jamatta jamoitta
comitative jamoineen
Possessive forms of jama (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person jamani jamamme
2nd person jamasi jamanne
3rd person jamansa

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

jama

  1. Rōmaji transcription of じゃま

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ama.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈja.ma/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

jama f

  1. cavity
  2. cave
  3. burrow
  4. fossa
  5. delve
  6. ventricle

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Rayón Zoque[edit]

Noun[edit]

jama

  1. sun
  2. day

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Harrison, Roy; B. de Harrison, Margaret; López Juárez, Francisco; Ordoñes, Cosme (1984) Vocabulario zoque de Rayón (Serie de diccionarios y vocabularios indígenas Mariano Silva y Aceves; 28)‎[1] (in Spanish), México, D.F.: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, page 6

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ama.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jâma/
  • Hyphenation: ja‧ma

Noun[edit]

jȁma f (Cyrillic spelling ја̏ма)

  1. excavation, hole, cavity
    Postojna jama je kraljica svih jama.The Postojna cave is the queen of all caves.
  2. hollow, depression
  3. hole, burrow

Declension[edit]


Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jama f (genitive singular jamy, nominative plural jamy, genitive plural jám, declension pattern of žena)

  1. pit
  2. hole

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • jama in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ama.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jáma f

  1. cave
    Postojnska jama je kraljica vseh jam - The Postojna cave is queen of all caves

Inflection[edit]

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. jáma
gen. sing. jáme
singular dual plural
nominative jáma jámi jáme
accusative jámo jámi jáme
genitive jáme jám jám
dative jámi jámama jámam
locative jámi jámah jámah
instrumental jámo jámama jámami

Southern Ndebele[edit]

Verb[edit]

-jama?

  1. to stand

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

jama f (plural jamas)

  1. (Honduras) small iguana

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

jama

  1. meow

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