kraam

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch craem, from Middle High German krām, from Old High German krām. Probably from a Slavic language, such as Old Church Slavonic gramŭ (gramŭ, pub, inn) or črěmŭ (črěmŭ, tent).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kraːm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kraam
  • Rhymes: -aːm

Noun[edit]

kraam f or n (plural kramen, diminutive kraampje n)

  1. stall
    Synonym: marktkraam
  2. childbirth
  3. (obsolete) childbed
    Synonym: kraambed

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: kraam
  • Negerhollands: kraam
  • West Frisian: kream

References[edit]

  1. ^ van der Sijs, Nicoline, editor (2010), “kraam1”, in Etymologiebank, Meertens Institute

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Kram.

Noun[edit]

kraam (genitive kraami, partitive kraami)

  1. stuff, things
  2. goods, wares

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]