kum

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See also: kúm and kum-

Gagauz[edit]

Noun[edit]

kum (definite accusative {{{1}}}, plural {{{2}}})

  1. sand

Mapudungun[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kum (using Raguileo Alphabet)

  1. Of dark red colour.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German kum, kumme (compare German Low German Kumme (bowl)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kum m (definite singular kummen, indefinite plural kummer, definite plural kummene)

  1. sink
  2. manhole

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German kum, kumme (compare German Low German Kumme (bowl)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kum m (definite singular kummen, indefinite plural kummar, definite plural kummane)

  1. sink
  2. manhole

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Polish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kumъ, from earlier *kъmotrъ, from Latin compater.

Noun[edit]

kum m pers

  1. godfather
  2. (colloquial, dated) chum
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Onomatopoeia.

Interjection[edit]

kum

  1. ribbit

Further reading[edit]

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

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kumъ, from earlier *kъmotrъ, from Latin compater.

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Noun[edit]

kȗm m (Cyrillic spelling ку̑м)

  1. godfather
  2. best man
    vjenčani kum(please add an English translation of this usage example)
Declension[edit]

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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish قوم‎ (Turkish kum (sand)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kȕm m (Cyrillic spelling ку̏м)

  1. (uncountable) sand
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Slavomolisano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Serbo-Croatian kum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kum m

  1. godfather
    • 2010, Natalina Spadanuda, “Le renard et le loup”:
      Kum, ja znam di je na masarija di, unutra, jesu čuda stvari za jist. Što gorivaš, šma po?
      Godfather, I know where there is a farm where there are many things to eat inside. What do you say, shall we go?

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Breu, W., Mader Skender, M. B. & Piccoli, G. 2013. Oral texts in Molise Slavic (Italy): Acquaviva Collecroce. In Adamou, E., Breu, W., Drettas, G. & Scholze, L. (eds.). 2013. EuroSlav2010: Elektronische Datenbank bedrohter slavischer Varietäten in nichtslavophonen Ländern Europas – Base de données électronique de variétés slaves menacées dans des pays européens non slavophones. Konstanz: Universität / Paris: Lacito (Internet Publication).

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish قوم(kum, sand, gravel), from Proto-Turkic *kum (sand), compare Uyghur قۇم(qum).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kum/
  • Hyphenation: kum

Noun[edit]

kum (definite accusative kumu, plural kumlar)

  1. sand

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Wanham[edit]

Noun[edit]

kúm, kŭm

  1. water

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