tam

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

tam (plural tams)

  1. A tam o'shanter, a tall knit wool cap traditionally associated with Scotland.
    • 1988 July 1, Bryan Miller, “A Gathering of Scots”, Chicago Reader:
      Despite the blaze of sunshine, woolens were everywhere: tams, kilts, socks drawn up to knobby knees.

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tam

  1. teeming, full

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tam

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

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*demh₂-

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

Declension[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

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Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tam ?

  1. taste

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tam

  1. precisely, exactly

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *téh₂m, accusative of *séh₂, feminine of *só. Confer Latin tum.

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.

Note[edit]

Often coupled with quam

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

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • tam” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.

Latvian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tam

  1. to that; dative singular masculine form of tas

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

tam

  1. rafsi of tarmi.

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tam

  1. there (in that place)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tamr

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. tame, domesticated

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tamr

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. tame, domesticated

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Novial[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tam

  1. as (comparative)

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *tamaz, whence also Old High German zam, Old Norse tamr

Adjective[edit]

tam

  1. tame

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tam

  1. there

External links[edit]

  • 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

  1. (Kajkavian, regional) there

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Adverb[edit]

tam

  1. there
  2. thither

Synonyms[edit]

  • (thither): ta

Antonyms[edit]

  • (there): tu
  • (thither): sem

References[edit]

  • tam in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tàm

  1. there, in that place

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

tam

  1. tame (not wild)

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Upper Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Adverb[edit]

tam

  1. there

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from (“three”)

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tam

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

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