YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German lamb, from Proto-Germanic *lambaz. The loss of the b is reflective of a common trend in West Germanic languages; compare German Lamm and the pronunciation of English lamb.

NounEdit

לאַם ‎(lamf, plural לעמער ‎(lemer), diminutive לעמל ‎(leml)

  1. lamb
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