zam

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See also: Zam, ZAM, and Zam.

English[edit]

Interjection[edit]

zam

  1. shortened form of kazaam
    • 1945, The Author and Journalist (volumes 30-31, page 9)
      Then suddenly — Zam! Zowie! Smash! The Post sends back an article which I was positive it would buy, and which, in fact, it had ordered. One manuscript after another is flung back into my face []
    • 2007, J. W. Brodie-Innes, The Devil's Mistress (page 21)
      You never know when some enemy of the Free World might worm his or her way into your confidence and then — ZAM! Wipe you out.

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German zam, from Proto-Germanic *tamaz. The vowel may be influenced by cognate German zahm. Luxembourgish zam(m) is the expected outcome of the uninflected stem, but one might expect *zuem, *zumm from the inflected forms instead. Also cognate with Dutch tam, English tame.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

zam (masculine zamen, neuter zaamt, comparative méi zam, superlative am zaamsten)

  1. tame

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *tamaz, whence also Old English tam, Old Norse tamr

Adjective[edit]

zam

  1. tame

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic [Term?].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zam (definite accusative zammı, plural zamlar)

  1. surcharge

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