nam

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Acehnese[edit]

Numeral[edit]

nam

  1. six

Catacao[edit]

Noun[edit]

nam

  1. moon

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

nam

  1. name, appellation, title

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑm
  • IPA(key): [nɑm]

Verb[edit]

nam

  1. singular past indicative of nemen

Anagrams[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Interjection[edit]

nam

  1. yum

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

nam

  1. Romanization of 𐌽𐌰𐌼

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin nam.

Conjunction[edit]

nam

  1. for, since, because, seeing that

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay nam, shortened form of enam, from Proto-Malayic *ənəm, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *ənəm, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *ənəm, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ənəm, from Proto-Austronesian *ənəm.

Numeral[edit]

nam

  1. (colloquial) six

Interlingua[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

nam

  1. for

Lashi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Postposition[edit]

nam

  1. near

References[edit]

  • Hkaw Luk (2017) A grammatical sketch of Lacid[2], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁enos (that), the same source of enim, (truly, indeed), Ancient Greek νή (nḗ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

nam

  1. for
    • 4th century, St Jerome, Vulgate, Tobit 2:15
      Nam sicut beato Iob insultabant reges ita isti parentes et cognati eius et inridebant vitam eius.
      For as the kings insulted over holy Job: so his relations and kinsmen mocked at his life.
  2. since
  3. thus
  4. because
  5. actually

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • nam in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • nam in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • nam in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • nam in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nam

  1. dative of my

Malay[edit]

Malay cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : nam

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened form of enam, from Proto-Malayic *ənəm, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *ənəm, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *ənəm, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ənəm, from Proto-Austronesian *ənəm.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

nam (Jawi spelling نم)

  1. Alternative form of enam

Middle Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

nam

  1. first/third-person singular past subjunctive of nēmen

Middle High German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

nam m

  1. name
  2. (grammar) noun
    • 14th century, Heinrich von Mügeln. Normalised spellings: 1867, Karl Julis Schröer, Die Dichtungen Heinrichs von Mügeln (Mogelîn) nach den Handschriften besprochen, Wien, p. 476:
      Nam, vornam, wort, darnâch
      zûwort, teilfanc, zûfûg ich sach,
      vorsatz, înworf under irem dach
      gemunzet und geformet stân.

Ngarrindjeri[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nam

  1. us

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

nam

  1. yum, or yum yum

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

nam

  1. yum, or yum yum

References[edit]


Nyishi[edit]

Noun[edit]

nam

  1. house, home

References[edit]

  • P. T. Abraham (2005) A Grammar of Nyishi Language[3], Delhi: Farsight Publishers and Distributors

Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

nam

  1. first/third-person preterite of niman

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nam

  1. dative of my

Portuguese[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nam (not comparable)

  1. Obsolete spelling of não

Rohingya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Bengali নাম (nam).

Noun[edit]

nam

  1. name

Sapé[edit]

Noun[edit]

nam

  1. water

References[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Conjunction[edit]

nam

  1. Form of of nan used before the consonants b-, f-, m- or p-.

Etymology 2[edit]

Univerbation of an (in) +‎ mo (my).

Preposition[edit]

nam (+ dative, triggers lenition)

  1. in my
    Bha mi nam chadal. - I was sleeping (literally I was in my sleep).
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Univerbation of an (in) +‎ am (their).

Preposition[edit]

nam (+ dative, triggers eclipsis)

  1. Form of of nan used before the consonants b-, f-, m- or p-.
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Article[edit]

nam

  1. inflection of an (the):
    1. genitive plural before f-
    2. genitive plural before b-, m-, p-
Declension[edit]
Variation of nam (definite article)
Masculine Feminine Plural
nom. dat. gen. nom. dat. gen. nom. dat. gen.
+ f- am anL anL na na nam
+ m-, p- or b- am a'L a'L na na nam
+ c- or g- an anL anL na na nan
+ sV-, sl-, sn- or sr- an anT anT na na nan
+ other consonant an an an na na nan
+ vowel anT an an naH naH nan
L Triggers lenition; H Triggers H-prothesis; T Triggers T-prothesis

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nam (Cyrillic spelling нам)

  1. to us (clitic dative plural of (I))
    Možemo i bolje! Nema nam granica!
    We can do better! We have no limits!
    (literally, “We can even better! There are no limits to us.”)
  2. (emphatic, possessive, dative) our, of ours (clitic dative plural of (I))
    Gdje nam je auto?
    Where is our car?

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

nam

  1. past tense of nimma.

Anagrams[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian نام(nâm).

Noun[edit]

nam (definite accusative namı, plural namlar)

  1. name
  2. reputation

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (south). Compare also nôm/Nôm and nồm (as in gió nồm (south(east) wind)).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

nam

  1. south

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (compass points)
tây bắc bắc đông bắc
tây Compass rose simple plain.svg đông
tây nam nam đông nam


Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Noun[edit]

nam

  1. (collective) boys and men
    Antonym: nữ

Adjective[edit]

nam

  1. (of people) male
    Synonym: trai
    Antonym: nữ, gái

Prefix[edit]

nam

  1. male; -o
    nam thanh niên
    a young man
Usage notes[edit]
  • As a prefix, not as frequently used as nữ (female).

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin manus (hand).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nam (nominative plural nams)

  1. hand

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]