lactam

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From lac(tone) +‎ am(ide).

Noun[edit]

lactam (plural lactams)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any of a class of cyclic amides that are the nitrogen analogs of lactones, formed by heating amino acids; the tautomeric enol forms are known as lactims.

Usage notes[edit]

Greek prefixes indicate the ring size e.g. α- 3-membered, β- 4-membered.

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Afar[edit]

Afar numbers (edit)
[a], [b] ←  50  ←  59 60 61  →  70  → 
6
    Cardinal: lactám, lica-tabán
    Ordinal: lactamháytu, lica-tabanháytu

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lʌħˈtʌm/
  • Hyphenation: lac‧tam

Noun[edit]

lactám m (plural lactamitté f)

  1. sixty

Usage notes[edit]

  • When used as a determiner, the genitive case is used:
    Lactám númu.Sixty people.
  • When counting, the predicative case is used.

Declension[edit]

Declension of lactám
absolutive lactám
predicative lactáma
subjective lactám
genitive lactám
Postpositioned forms
l-case lactámal
k-case lactámak
t-case lactámat
h-case lactámah

References[edit]

  • E. M. Parker; R. J. Hayward (1985), “lactam”, in An Afar-English-French dictionary (with Grammatical Notes in English), University of London, →ISBN
  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2004) Parlons Afar: Langue et Culture, L'Hammartan, →ISBN, page 77
  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis), page 197