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”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      Despite the blaze of sunshine, woolens were everywhere: tams, kilts, socks drawn up to knobby knees.

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Chewong[edit]

Noun[edit]

tam

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Signe Howell, Society and Cosmos: Chewong of Peninsular Malaysia (1984), page 128

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 966-7980-89-8

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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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 tammest
Neuter singular tamt tammere tammest
Plural tamme tammere tammest
Definite tamme tammere tammeste

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin tam.

Adverb[edit]

tam

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

See also[edit]

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

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 with its masculine form Latin tum, as in cum-quam, num-nam.

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" = "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

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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]

From Proto-Germanic *tamaz.

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 (comparative tamare, superlative tamast)

  1. tame (not wild)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tam
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular tam tamare tamast
Neuter singular tamt tamare tamast
Plural tama 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 an attributive role.

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Upper Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Adverb[edit]

tam

  1. there

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“three”)

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tam

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

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