kamar

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kamarr, ultimately from Ancient Greek κᾰμᾰ́ρᾱ (kamárā).

Noun[edit]

kamar n (genitive singular kamars, plural kømur)

  1. (small) room, sleeping room

Declension[edit]

n29 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kamar kamarið kømur kømrini
Accusative kamar kamarið kømur kømrini
Dative kamari kamarinum kømurum/kømrum kømrunum
Genitive kamars kamarsins kamara kamaranna

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kamarr, ultimately from Ancient Greek καμάρα (kamára).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kamar m (genitive singular kamars, nominative plural kamrar)

  1. privy (outdoor toilet)

Declension[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈka.mar]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧mar
  • Rhymes: -ar

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch kamer (chamber, room), from Dutch kamer, from Middle Dutch camere, from Old Dutch *kamara, from Latin camera, ultimately from Ancient Greek καμάρα (kamára, vault). Doublet of kamera and kamerad.

Noun[edit]

kamar (plural kamar-kamar, first-person possessive kamarku, second-person possessive kamarmu, third-person possessive kamarnya)

  1. chamber, room
    Synonyms: bilik, ruang
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Descendants[edit]
  • Petjo: kamar
  • Ternate: kamar

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic قمر(qamar, moon).

Noun[edit]

kamar (first-person possessive kamarku, second-person possessive kamarmu, third-person possessive kamarnya)

  1. moon
    Synonyms: bulan, candra, rembulan, alkamar

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Javanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

kamar

  1. room (within building)

Ternate[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Indonesian kamar, from Dutch kamer, from Middle Dutch camere, from Old Dutch *kamara, from Latin camera, from Ancient Greek καμάρα (kamára, vault).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kamar

  1. room, chamber
    Synonym: batibati

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh