sesam

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See also: Sesam, sèsam, and sešām

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin sēsamum, from Ancient Greek σήσαμον (sḗsamon), from Old Aramaic שושמא(šūššmā), shortening of שומשומא(šumššemā), from Akkadian 𒃻𒈦𒌑𒈬 (/šamaššammū/), 𒊭𒈦𒌑𒈨 (/šamaššammi/, literally oil plant).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈseː.zɑm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: se‧sam

Noun[edit]

sesam m (plural sesams, diminutive sesammetje n)

  1. sesame, Sesamum indicum

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

sesam m (uncountable)

  1. sesame, seeds

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: sesam

Faroese[edit]

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 𒃻𒈦𒌑𒈬 (/šamaššammū/), 𒊭𒈦𒌑𒈨 (/šamaššammi/, literally oil plant), compound of 𒉌 (/šaman/, oil).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sesam n (genitive singular sesams, uncountable)

  1. sesame

Declension[edit]

Declension of sesam (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative sesam sesamið
accusative sesam sesamið
dative sesami sesaminum
genitive sesams sesamsins

Derived terms[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

sesam

  1. (archaic) Alternative spelling of seesam

Declension[edit]

Inflection of sesam (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative sesam sesamit
genitive sesamin sesamien
partitive sesamia sesameja
illative sesamiin sesameihin
singular plural
nominative sesam sesamit
accusative nom. sesam sesamit
gen. sesamin
genitive sesamin sesamien
partitive sesamia sesameja
inessive sesamissa sesameissa
elative sesamista sesameista
illative sesamiin sesameihin
adessive sesamilla sesameilla
ablative sesamilta sesameilta
allative sesamille sesameille
essive sesamina sesameina
translative sesamiksi sesameiksi
instructive sesamein
abessive sesamitta sesameitta
comitative sesameineen
Possessive forms of sesam (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person sesamini sesamimme
2nd person sesamisi sesaminne
3rd person sesaminsa

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sesamum, sesama, from Ancient Greek σήσαμον (sḗsamon, sesame seed), σησάμη (sēsámē, sesame plant)

Noun[edit]

sesam m (definite singular sesamen, indefinite plural sesamer, definite plural sesamene)

  1. sesame

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sesamum, sesama, from Ancient Greek σήσαμον (sḗsamon, sesame seed), σησάμη (sēsámē, sesame plant)

Noun[edit]

sesam m (definite singular sesamen, indefinite plural sesamar, definite plural sesamane)

  1. sesame

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

sesam (nominative plural sesams)

  1. sesame

Declension[edit]