See also: ама, Яма, and ꙗма

Belarusian

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Etymology

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From Old East Slavic ꙗма (jama), from Proto-Slavic *jama.

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я́ма (jámaf inan (genitive я́мы, nominative plural я́мы, genitive plural ям)

  1. pit, hole (in the ground)

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References

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  • яма” in Belarusian–Russian dictionaries and Belarusian dictionaries at slounik.org

Bulgarian

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Etymology

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From Proto-Slavic *ama with prothetic *j-.

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я́ма (jámaf (relational adjective я́мен, diminutive я́мичка)

  1. pit, ground hole, ditch
    Synonyms: ров (rov), ду́пка (dúpka)
  2. cavity, sharp depression (geological formation)
    Synonyms: трап (trap), кухина́ (kuhiná), вдлъбнатина́ (vdlǎbnatiná)

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  • яма”, in Речник на българския език [Dictionary of the Bulgarian Language] (in Bulgarian), Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2014
  • яма”, in Речник на българския език [Dictionary of the Bulgarian Language] (in Bulgarian), Chitanka, 2010

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Russian

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Etymology 1

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Inherited from Old East Slavic ꙗма (jama), from Proto-Slavic *jama.

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я́ма (jámaf inan (genitive я́мы, nominative plural я́мы, genitive plural ям, relational adjective я́мочный, diminutive я́мка or я́мочка)

  1. pit, hole (in the ground)
  2. dungeon
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  • 2013, Коллектив авторов, Каргалы. Том II. Горный – поселение эпохи поздней бронзы. Топография, литология, стратиграфия. Производственно-бытовые и сакральные сооружения. Относительная и абсолютная хронология, Litres, →ISBN, page 122:
    Яма имела овально-яйцевидную форму с предположительными размерами 225 х 175 см, при глубине не менее 50 см. Заполнение представляло собой обычный культурный слой.
    Jama imela ovalʹno-jajcevidnuju formu s predpoložitelʹnymi razmerami 225 x 175 sm, pri glubine ne meneje 50 sm. Zapolnenije predstavljalo soboj obyčnyj kulʹturnyj sloj.
    The pit had an oval egg-like shape measuring approximately 225 x 175 cm (88 in x 68 in) with a depth of at least 50 cm (20 in) and was filled with a typical cultural stratum.
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  • Ingrian: jaama
  • Yakut: дьаама (jaama)

Etymology 2

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Borrowed from Sanskrit यम (yama).

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я́ма (jámaf inan (indeclinable)

  1. yama

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я́ма (jámam inan

  1. genitive singular of ям (jam)

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Ukrainian

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Etymology

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From Old East Slavic ꙗма (jama), from Proto-Slavic *jama.

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  • IPA(key): [ˈjamɐ]
  • Audio:(file)

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я́ма (jámaf inan (genitive я́ми, nominative plural я́ми, genitive plural ям, diminutive я́мка)

  1. pit, hole (in the ground)

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