lama

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See also: Lama, láma, lāma, lamă, lǎma, and La Mã

English[edit]

a lama

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

Noun[edit]

lama (plural lamas)

  1. A master of Tibetan Buddhism.
Related terms[edit]
Translations[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

lama (plural lamas)

  1. Alternative form of llama

Anagrams[edit]


Blagar[edit]

Noun[edit]

lama

  1. plate

References[edit]


Brunei Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lama/
  • Hyphenation: la‧ma

Adjective[edit]

lama

  1. old (age of non-living things)
    buku lama
    old book

Antonyms[edit]

  • (age): baru (new) (non-living things)

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (age): tua (old) (living things)

Corsican[edit]

Lame (1) di cultelli.
Lu Dalaï Lama, unu lama (2).
Una lama (3).

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French lame. Compare Italian lama.

Noun[edit]

lama f (plural lame)

  1. blade (of a razor or sword)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

Noun[edit]

lama m

  1. (Tibetan Buddhism) lama (religious person)
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

Noun[edit]

lama f (plural lame)

  1. llama (Lama glama)

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlaː.maː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: la‧ma

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

Noun[edit]

lama m (plural lama's, diminutive lamaatje n)

  1. llama, Lama glama
    Synonym: schaapkameel

Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately from Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

lama m (plural lama's, diminutive lamaatje n)

  1. Buddhist lama
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Portmanteau of laat maar.

Interjection[edit]

lama

  1. (informal) never mind, forget it

Anagrams[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

Noun[edit]

lama f (genitive singular lamu, plural lamur)

  1. llama

Declension[edit]

Declension of lama
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative lama laman lamur lamurnar
accusative lamu lamuna lamur lamurnar
dative lamu lamuni lamum lamunum
genitive lamu lamunnar lama lamanna

Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *lama (compare Estonian lamama (to lie down), Ludian lama, Votic lama), borrowed from Proto-Germanic *lamaz (lame, withered; defective).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑmɑ/, [ˈlɑmɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑmɑ
  • Syllabification: la‧ma

Noun[edit]

lama

  1. (economics) depression
    Talous on lamassa.
    The economy is in a depression.
  2. paralysis, depression (state of being inable to act)
    Hallituksen päätöksenteko on lamassa.
    Government's decisionmaking is in a paralysis.
Declension[edit]
Inflection of lama (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative lama lamat
genitive laman lamojen
partitive lamaa lamoja
illative lamaan lamoihin
singular plural
nominative lama lamat
accusative nom. lama lamat
gen. laman
genitive laman lamojen
lamainrare
partitive lamaa lamoja
inessive lamassa lamoissa
elative lamasta lamoista
illative lamaan lamoihin
adessive lamalla lamoilla
ablative lamalta lamoilta
allative lamalle lamoille
essive lamana lamoina
translative lamaksi lamoiksi
instructive lamoin
abessive lamatta lamoitta
comitative lamoineen
Possessive forms of lama (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person lamani lamamme
2nd person lamasi lamanne
3rd person lamansa
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑ(ː)mɑ/, [ˈlɑ(ː)mɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑmɑ
  • Syllabification: la‧ma

Noun[edit]

lama

  1. (Buddhism) lama
Declension[edit]
Inflection of lama (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative lama lamat
genitive laman lamojen
partitive lamaa lamoja
illative lamaan lamoihin
singular plural
nominative lama lamat
accusative nom. lama lamat
gen. laman
genitive laman lamojen
lamainrare
partitive lamaa lamoja
inessive lamassa lamoissa
elative lamasta lamoista
illative lamaan lamoihin
adessive lamalla lamoilla
ablative lamalta lamoilta
allative lamalle lamoille
essive lamana lamoina
translative lamaksi lamoiksi
instructive lamoin
abessive lamatta lamoitta
comitative lamoineen
Possessive forms of lama (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person lamani lamamme
2nd person lamasi lamanne
3rd person lamansa
Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

Noun[edit]

lama m (plural lamas)

  1. llama

Etymology 2[edit]

From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

Noun[edit]

lama m (plural lamas)

  1. (Buddhism) lama

Etymology 3[edit]

Inflected forms.

Verb[edit]

lama

  1. third-person singular past historic of lamer

Further reading[edit]


Galician[edit]

Lama ("mud")

Etymology[edit]

Either from Latin lāma (marshy place, bog), or from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia but having the same ultimate origin.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lama f (plural lamas)

  1. mud
    Onde moitos cuspen, lama fan.
    Where many people spit, they make mud.
    (proverb)
    Synonyms: bullo, lodo, trollo
  2. wet meadow; marsh; slough
    Synonyms: bulleiro, lameiro, lamela

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • lama” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • lama” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • lama” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • lama” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • lama” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Corominas, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997) , “lama”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico, Madrid: Gredos
  2. ^ Cf. De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 324.

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *rama, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *damaR (compare Maori rama (torch), Malay damar (resin, torch)).

Noun[edit]

lama

  1. torch
  2. light

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lama (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative lamaði, supine lamað)

  1. to lame, cripple

Conjugation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lama (invariable)

  1. lame

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay lama, from Proto-Austronesian *lama.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /la.ma/
  • Hyphenation: la‧ma

Adjective[edit]

lama (plural lama-lama)

  1. long (time)
  2. duration
    Synonym: durasi
  3. ancient
    Synonym: kuno
  4. old
    Synonym: tua

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈla.ma/, [ˈl̺äːmä]
  • Hyphenation: là‧ma

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French lame, from Latin lāmina. Doublet of lamina.

Noun[edit]

lama f (plural lame)

  1. blade (of a razor or sword)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

Noun[edit]

lama m (invariable)

  1. lama (religious person)
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

Noun[edit]

lama m (plural lami)

  1. llama

Etymology 4[edit]

From Latin lāma.

Noun[edit]

lama f (plural lame)

  1. bog, fen

Anagrams[edit]


Laboya[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lama

  1. tongue

References[edit]

  • Allahverdi Verdizade (2019) , “lama”, in Lamboya word list, Leiden: LexiRumah

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

For *lacma, from Proto-Indo-European *lak-. Cognate with Latin lacus.

Noun[edit]

lāma f (genitive lāmae); first declension

  1. slough, bog, fen

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lāma lāmae
Genitive lāmae lāmārum
Dative lāmae lāmīs
Accusative lāmam lāmās
Ablative lāmā lāmīs
Vocative lāma lāmae

Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: llama
  • Galician: lama
  • Italian: lama
  • Mozarabic: ليامة(lyama)
  • Portuguese: lama
  • Spanish: lama

References[edit]


Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

lama f (4th declension)

  1. llama
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Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

lama m (4th declension)

  1. lama
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Declension[edit]


Malay[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lama

  1. long (of duration)
  2. old

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Northern Puebla Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

C.f. Classical Nahuatl ilama (old woman).

Noun[edit]

lama

  1. female

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Brockway, Earl; Hershey de Brockway, Trudy; Santos Valdés, Leodegario (2018) Diccionario náhuatl del norte del estado de Puebla (Series de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas "Mariano Silva y Aceves"; 42)‎[1] (in Spanish), segunda ILV edición (versión electrónica) edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 72

Northern Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈlama/

Verb[edit]

lama

  1. inflection of lapmat:
    1. present indicative connegative
    2. second-person singular imperative
    3. imperative connegative

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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 lama (buddhismen) on Norwegian Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish llama and Quechua llama (sense 1)
From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma) (sense 2)

Noun[edit]

lama m (definite singular lamaen, indefinite plural lamaer, definite plural lamaene)

  1. a llama (South American mammal)
  2. a lama (Buddhist monk or spiritual leader)

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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 buddhistisk lama on Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish llama and Quechua llama (sense 1)
From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma) (sense 2)

Noun[edit]

lama m (definite singular lamaen, indefinite plural lamaer or lamaar, definite plural lamaene or lamaane)

  1. a llama (South American mammal)
  2. a lama (Buddhist monk or spiritual leader)

References[edit]


Novial[edit]

Noun[edit]

lama f (plural lamas)

  1. llama

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *lamaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lama

  1. lame

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Oromo[edit]

Numeral[edit]

lama

  1. two.

Papiamentu[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • laman (alternative spelling)

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish la mar and Portuguese mar and Kabuverdianu már.

Compare Nahuatl láma̱r.

Noun[edit]

lama

  1. sea
  2. ocean
  3. beach

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

lama (#1)

From Spanish llama, from Quechua

Noun[edit]

lama f

  1. llama
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma)

Noun[edit]

lama m pers

  1. lama
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From French lame.

Noun[edit]

lama f

  1. lamé (fabric)
Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • lama in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

lama

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese lama, from Latin lāma (swamp).

Noun[edit]

lama f (uncountable)

  1. mud (soil and water)
    Synonyms: barro, lodo
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma, lama).

Noun[edit]

lama m (plural lamas)

  1. lama (master of Tibetan Buddhism)

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

lama m or f (in variation) (plural lamas)

  1. Alternative form of lhama

Further reading[edit]


Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lama f (genitive singular lamy, nominative plural lamy, genitive plural lám, declension pattern of žena)

  1. (zoology) llama

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • lama in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Slovene[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

láma f

  1. llama (South Americal mammal of the camel family, Llama glama)
Inflection[edit]
Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. láma
gen. sing. láme
singular dual plural
nominative láma lámi láme
accusative lámo lámi láme
genitive láme lám lám
dative lámi lámama lámam
locative lámi lámah lámah
instrumental lámo lámama lámami

Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately from Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

láma m anim

  1. lama (master of Tibetan Buddhism)
Inflection[edit]
Masculine anim., a-stem
nom. sing. láma
gen. sing. láme
singular dual plural
nominative láma lámi láme
accusative lámo lámi láme
genitive láme lám lám
dative lámi lámama lámam
locative lámi lámah lámah
instrumental lámo lámama lámami

Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin lama.

Noun[edit]

lama f (plural lamas)

  1. slime, mud
  2. fine sand
  3. (Chile, Colombia, Costa Rico, Mexico) moss
Related terms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Tibetan

Noun[edit]

lama m (plural lamas)

  1. (Buddhism) lama (master of Tibetan Buddhism)

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

lama

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of lamer.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of lamer.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of lamer.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of lamer.

Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

lama (n class, plural lama)

  1. llama (camelid animal)

See also[edit]

(Camelids) Camelidae: ngamia na jamaa; ngamia (camel) or jamali, lama (llama), - (guanaco), alpaka (alpaca), - (vicuña) (Category: sw:Camelids) [edit]


Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lama

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of lam.

Noun[edit]

lama c

  1. lama; a monk
  2. (animal) llama

Declension[edit]

Declension of lama 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lama laman lamor lamorna
Genitive lamas lamans lamors lamornas

References[edit]

Anagrams[edit]