raam

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /raːm/
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  • Hyphenation: raam
  • Rhymes: -aːm

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch rame. Cognate with Middle Low German rāme, Old High German rama (German Rahmen). Origin uncertain, but perhaps related with English rim, Saterland Frisian Rim.

Noun[edit]

raam n or f or m (plural ramen, diminutive raampje n)

  1. window
    Synonym: venster
  2. frame, framework, context
    Synonyms: kader, verband
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: raam

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

raam m (plural ramen, diminutive raampje n)

  1. estimate
  2. run, as preparation (notably for a jump)

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

raam

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ramen
  2. imperative of ramen

Anagrams[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German rame, ramen, or possibly Swedish ram.

Noun[edit]

raam (genitive raami, partitive raami)

  1. frame

Declension[edit]