tam

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Short for tam o'shanter.

Noun[edit]

tam (plural tams)

  1. Synonym of tam o'shanter, a type of cap.
    • 1988 July 1, Bryan Miller, “A Gathering of Scots”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      Despite the blaze of sunshine, woolens were everywhere: tams, kilts, socks drawn up to knobby knees.

Etymology 2[edit]

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From the Cantonese pronunciation of

Noun[edit]

tam (plural tams)

  1. Synonym of picul, a unit of weight, particularly in Cantonese contexts.

Anagrams[edit]


Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic تَامّ(tāmm).

Adverb[edit]

tam

  1. (of a task to be completed) done; finished; complete
    Mən kitabı hələ tam oxumamışam.I have not finished reading the book.
  2. completely, really
    Mən bu məsələni tam başa düşmədim.I haven't really understood this issue.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic طَعْم(ṭaʿm).

Noun[edit]

tam (definite accusative tamı, plural tamlar)

  1. taste
    Synonym: dad
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • tam” in Obastan.com.

Chewong[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tam

  1. water

References[edit]


Crimean Tatar[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tam

  1. teeming, full

References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[2], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tam/
  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

tam

  1. there (in or at that place or location)
  2. there (to or into that place)

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • tam in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • tam in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish tam, from Old Norse tamr, from Proto-Germanic *tamaz, from Proto-Indo-European *demh₂-.

Adjective[edit]

tam

  1. tame

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of tam
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular tam tammere tammest2
Neuter singular tamt tammere tammest2
Plural tamme tammere tammest2
Definite attributive1 tamme tammere tammeste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

References[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *tam, from Proto-Germanic *tamaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tam (comparative tammer, superlative tamst)

  1. tame, not wild
  2. (figuratively) boring, unexciting, bland

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of tam
uninflected tam
inflected tamme
comparative tammer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial tam tammer het tamst
het tamste
indefinite m./f. sing. tamme tammere tamste
n. sing. tam tammer tamste
plural tamme tammere tamste
definite tamme tammere tamste
partitive tams tammers

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: tam
  • Negerhollands: teem

Anagrams[edit]


Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin tam.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tam

  1. as (in comparison), so (followed by an adj.)

See also[edit]

  • kam (than, as, to (in comparison))

Kabyle[edit]

Kabyle cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : tam
    Arabic loanword : tmanya

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Berber.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tam (feminine tamet)

  1. eight
    Synonym: tmanya

Kashubian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Pronoun[edit]

tam

  1. there

Lashi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tam

  1. to make something level

References[edit]

  • Hkaw Luk (2017) A grammatical sketch of Lacid[3], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *téh₂m, accusative of *séh₂, feminine of *só. Confer with its masculine form Latin tum, as in cum-quam.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tam (not comparable)

  1. so, so much, to such an extent, to such a degree
    Sextus tam iratus erat ut fratrem interficere vellet
    Sextus was so angry that he wished to kill his brother.

Usage notes[edit]

Often coupled with quam.

  1. Such that "tam x, quam y" = "so x, as y"
    • Spinoza, Ethica Liber V:
      Sed omnia praeclara tam difficilia, quam rara sunt.
      But all things excellent are as rare as they are difficult

Often "tips off" a subjunctive clause of result.

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • tam in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tam in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tam in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • tam in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[4], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • amongst such moral depravity: tam perditis or corruptis moribus

Latvian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tam

  1. to that; dative singular masculine form of tas

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tam

  1. there (in that place)

Further reading[edit]

  • Arnošt Muka (1921, 1928), “tam”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German, Russian), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted (in German)Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • tam in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tam

  1. Alternative form of tame (tame)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tam

  1. (Northern, after d or t) Alternative form of þem (them)

Northern Kurdish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic طَعْم(ṭaʿm).

Noun[edit]

Central Kurdish تام(tam)

tam ?

  1. taste
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tam

  1. precisely, exactly

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Anatolian Turkish طام(d̥am).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tam ?

  1. house, building, structure

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tamr

Adjective[edit]

tam (neuter singular tamt, definite singular and plural tamme)

  1. tame, domesticated

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tamr

Adjective[edit]

tam (neuter singular tamt, definite singular and plural tamme)

  1. tame, domesticated

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]


Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *tamaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tam

  1. tame

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Pronoun[edit]

tam

  1. there

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

tam f

  1. genitive plural of tama

Further reading[edit]

  • tam in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • tam in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tam (not comparable)

  1. Obsolete spelling of tão

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Adverb[edit]

tam (Cyrillic spelling там)

  1. (Kajkavian, regional) there

Synonyms[edit]


Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tam

  1. there
  2. thither

Synonyms[edit]

  • (thither): ta

Antonyms[edit]

  • (there): tu
  • (thither): sem

References[edit]

  • tam in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tȁm

  1. there, in that place

Further reading[edit]

  • tam”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish tamber, from Old Norse tamr, from Proto-Germanic *tamaz, from Proto-Indo-European *demh₂-.

Adjective[edit]

tam (comparative tamare, superlative tamast)

  1. tame (not wild), domesticated

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tam
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular tam tamare tamast
Neuter singular tamt tamare tamast
Plural tama tamare tamast
Masculine plural3 tame tamare tamast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 tame tamare tamaste
All tama tamare tamaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

Related terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

tam

  1. wall

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish تام(tam, complete, exact; completely, exactly), from Arabic تَامّ(tāmm).

Adjective[edit]

tam

  1. complete, absolute

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Upper Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Adverb[edit]

tam

  1. there

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (three).

Numeral[edit]

tam

  1. (Sino-Vietnamese) three
  2. third; thirdly

See also[edit]

  • (native) ba

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *k-saːm. Cognate with Arem katʰæːm, Thavung saːm¹, Kuy sɛːm, Khmu [Cuang] hɛːm.

The term was probably already archaic by the time it started to be written down and was only attested in the compound 󰞿三 (anh tam, elder brother and younger sibling).

Numeral[edit]

tam ()

  1. (obsolete) younger sibling
    • 15th century, Nguyễn Trãi, “述興 Thuật hứng 19”, in Quốc âm thi tập (國音詩集):
      𡶀廊盈𪀄部伴
      𩄲客次月󰞿
      Núi láng diềng, chim bầu bạn,
      Mây khách thứa, nguyệt anh tam.
      Mountains as neighbors, birds are friends,
      Clouds as guests, the moon is my kin.

Zazaki[edit]

Noun[edit]

tam n

  1. taste

Derived terms[edit]