kaum

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See also: kauṃ

Daga[edit]

Noun[edit]

kaum

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Kivung (journal of the Linguistic Society of Papua New Guinea), volume 5 (1972), page 204

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German kūme, from Old High German kūmo, from Proto-Germanic *kūma- (pitiful, dear)[1]. Cognate with English comely and archaic Dutch kuim (barely).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

kaum

  1. barely, hardly
  2. little

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • kaum in Duden online

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic قَوْم (qaum).

Noun[edit]

kaum

  1. people

Javanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic قَوْم (qaum).

Noun[edit]

kaum (Javanese script ꦏꦲꦸꦩ꧀)

  1. group of people
  2. religious officials in charge of the mosque

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German kūmo. Cognate with German kaum, Dutch kuim.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

kaum

  1. hardly, barely

Plautdietsch[edit]

Adverb[edit]

kaum

  1. barely

White Hmong[edit]

White Hmong cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : kaum

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

kaum

  1. ten

References[edit]

  • Ernest E. Heimbach, White Hmong - English Dictionary (1979, SEAP Publications)