lama

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

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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]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: la‧ma

Noun[edit]

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

  1. Buddhist lama
  2. llama

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]

Borrowed from (or akin to) Proto-Germanic *lamaz (lame, withered; defective). Cognates include Estonian lamama (to lie down).

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

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

lama

  1. (Buddhism) lama
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: lodo, trollo
  2. wet meadow; marsh
    Synonyms: lameiro, lamela

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 Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • lama” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. lama.
  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 (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]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lama

  1. long (Time)

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)

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]


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
Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lāma lāmae
genitive lāmae lāmārum
dative lāmae lāmīs
accusative lāmam lāmās
ablative lāmā lāmīs
vocative lāma lāmae
Descendants[edit]

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

See also[edit]


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

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

Descendants[edit]


Papiamentu[edit]

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 (genitive láme, nominative plural láme)

  1. llama (South Americal mammal of the camel family, Llama glama)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately from Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

láma m anim (genitive láme, nominative plural láme)

  1. lama (master of Tibetan Buddhism)
Declension[edit]

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.

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]