sam-

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the adjective samur.

Prefix[edit]

sam-

  1. co-, fellow, collective
  2. homo-

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Icelandic[edit]

Prefix[edit]

sam-

  1. co-, fellow, collective
  2. homo-

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sēmi- ‎(half), from Proto-Indo-European *sēmi- ‎(half). Cognate with Old Saxon sām-, Old High German sāmi-. Compare semi-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

sām-

  1. half-
    sāmlocen ‎(half-closed)
    sāmblind ‎(half-blind, part-blind)
    sāmhāl ‎(unhealthy, unwell)
Descendants[edit]
  • Middle English: sam-
    • English: sam ‎(adj)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *samaz ‎(together), from Proto-Indo-European *somHós ‎(same), Proto-Indo-European *sem- ‎(one, together). Compare Old English samen ‎(together), Old English same ‎(manner, similitude)

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

sam-

  1. Denoting union, combination or agreement; together, con-
    samheort ‎(unanimous, "same-hearted")

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Swedish[edit]

Prefix[edit]

sam-

  1. together, co-, con-

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