stam

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See also: Stam and stäm

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

stam (third-person singular simple present stams, present participle stamming, simple past and past participle stammed)

  1. (Britain, dialectal, obsolete, transitive) To confound.

Noun[edit]

stam

  1. (Britain, dialectal, obsolete) Confusion.

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch stam, from Middle Dutch stam.

Noun[edit]

stam (plural stamme)

  1. tribe

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /stɑm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: stam
  • Rhymes: -ɑm

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch stam. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

stam m (plural stammen, diminutive stammetje n)

  1. trunk of a tree
  2. (linguistics) stem
  3. tribe, clan
  4. (biology, taxonomy) phylum
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

stam

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

Anagrams[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stam c

  1. trunk of a tree
  2. (linguistics) stem
  3. tribe, clan
  4. (taxonomy) phylum

Declension[edit]

Declension of stam 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative stam stammen stammar stammarna
Genitive stams stammens stammars stammarnas

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

stam c (plural stammen, diminutive stamke)

  1. trunk of a tree
  2. stem (of a plant)
  3. stem (of a word)
  4. family, genus
  5. tribe, clan

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • stam”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011