lamm

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See also: Lamm, łamm, and lamm-

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lamm

  1. Imperative singular of lammen.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of lammen.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish lamb, from Old Norse lamb, from Proto-Germanic *lambaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁l̥h₁onbʰos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lamm n

  1. a lamb
  2. (dialect) a sheep (Gotland)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of lamm 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lamm lammet lamm lammen
Genitive lamms lammets lamms lammens

Usage notes[edit]

  • On the island Gotland (known for its sheep), lamm is used for sheep and lammunge for lamb.
  • damm, lamm, ramm are the three words in Swedish spelled with double final -mm (to avoid confusion with dam, lam, ram).

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