kelam

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Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kəˈlam]
  • Hyphenation: kê‧lam

Etymology 1[edit]

From Tamil களம் (kaḷam, blackness, dark colour), from Sanskrit काल (kāla).

Adjective[edit]

kêlam (plural kelam-kelam)

  1. blurry, unclear
  2. gloomy, overcast
  3. dark (without light)
    Synonym: gelap

Etymology 2[edit]

From English clamp, from Middle Dutch clamp, klampe (a clamp, hook), from Proto-Germanic *klampō (clamp, clasp, cramp).

Noun[edit]

kêlam (plural, first-person possessive kelamku, second-person possessive kelammu, third-person possessive kelamnya)

  1. clamp.

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Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kelam (definite accusative kelamı, plural kelamlar)

  1. word, remark
  2. talk, speech
  3. Islamic theology
  4. the Qur'an