lamp

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English lampe, from Old French lampe(lamp, light), from Latin lampas(torch, lamp, light), from Ancient Greek λαμπάς(lampás, torch, lamp, beacon, light, meteor), from Proto-Indo-European *lāp-(to shine). Cognate with Lithuanian lópė(light), Welsh llachar(bright). Replaced Middle English leohtfet, lihtfat(lamp, sconce, candlestick), from Old English lēohtfæt(lamp, lantern, torch, light, literally light-vat, light-vessel).

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Noun[edit]

lamp ‎(plural lamps)

  1. A device that generates heat, light or other radiation. Especially an electric light bulb.
  2. A device containing oil, burnt through a wick for illumination; an oil lamp.
  3. A piece of furniture holding one or more electric light sockets.

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Verb[edit]

lamp ‎(third-person singular simple present lamps, present participle lamping, simple past and past participle lamped)

  1. (slang) To hit, clout, belt, wallop.
  2. To hunt at night using a lamp; see lamping.
  3. (slang) To hang out or chill; to do nothing in particular.

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Dutch[edit]

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From Middle Dutch lampe, from Old French lampe, from Latin lampas(lamp; torch; lantern), from Latin Ancient Greek λαμπάς(lampás, torch; lamp), from λάμπω(lámpō, shine), perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *leh₂p-(glow).

Noun[edit]

lamp f ‎(plural lampen, diminutive lampje n)

  1. lamp

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Old English[edit]

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lamp

  1. first-person singular present of limpan
  2. third-person singular present of limpan

Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lamp

  1. genitive plural of lampa

Veps[edit]

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Noun[edit]

lamp

  1. lamp

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of lamp
nominative sing. lamp
genitive sing. lampan
partitive sing. lampad
partitive plur. lampoid
singular plural
nominative lamp lampad
accusative lampan lampad
genitive lampan lampoiden
partitive lampad lampoid
essive-instructive lampan lampoin
translative lampaks lampoikš
inessive lampas lampoiš
elative lampaspäi lampoišpäi
illative  ? lampoihe
adessive lampal lampoil
ablative lampalpäi lampoilpäi
allative lampale lampoile
abessive lampata lampoita
comitative lampanke lampoidenke
prolative lampadme lampoidme
approximative I lampanno lampoidenno
approximative II lampannoks lampoidennoks
egressive lampannopäi lampoidennopäi
terminative I  ? lampoihesai
terminative II lampalesai lampoilesai
terminative III lampassai
additive I  ? lampoihepäi
additive II lampalepäi lampoilepäi

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  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “лампа, светильник”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

IE *leuk- ‘light, brightness’,

Noun[edit]

lamp f (plural lampau)

  1. lamp

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