sesam

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See also: Sesam, sèsam, and sešām

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

sesam m (plural sesams, diminutive sesammetje n)

  1. sesame, plant

sesam m (uncountable)

  1. sesame, seeds

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Faroese[edit]

sesamfræ

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sīsamum, variant of sēsama, from Ancient Greek σήσαμον (sḗsamon, sesame seed), from Old Aramaic שושמא (šūššmā), shortening of שומשומא (šumššemā), from Akkadian (Assyrian) [script needed] (šamaššammū)[script needed], [script needed] (šamaššammi)[script needed], literally ‘oil plant’, compound of [script needed] (šaman, oil)[script needed] and [script needed] (šammu, plant)[script needed].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sesam n (genitive singular sesams, uncountable)

  1. sesame

Declension[edit]

n3s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative sesam sesamið
Accusative sesam sesamið
Dative sesami sesaminum
Genitive sesams sesamsins

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

sesam

  1. (archaic) Alternative spelling of seesam

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Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

sesam (plural sesams)

  1. sesame

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