See also: حام‎, خام, and چام

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian جام(jâm).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

جَام (jāmm (plural جَامَات(jāmāt) or جُوم(jūm) or أَجْوَام(ʾajwām))

  1. cup, bowl
  2. tray, platter

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Gacek, Adam (2008) The Arabic Manuscript Tradition: A Glossary of Technical Terms, →ISBN
  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “جام”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Ottoman TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian جام(jâm).

NounEdit

جام (cam)

  1. cup, glass, beaker, stoop
  2. the material glass
  3. integrated sheet of glass such as a window-pane, window-sash or window-valve, a bull's-eye of glass in a vault or dome etc.

AdjectiveEdit

جام (cam)

  1. of glass

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Turkish: cam
  • Albanian: xham
  • Armenian: ճամ (čam), ջամ (ǰam)
  • Aromanian: agiame, giame
  • Bulgarian: джам (džam)
  • Georgian: ჯამი (ǯami)
  • Greek: τζάμι (tzámi)
  • Macedonian: џам (džam)
  • Romanian: geam
  • Serbo-Croatian:
    Cyrillic: џа̏м
    Latin: džȁm

ReferencesEdit

  • Поленаковиќ, Харалампие (2007) , “25. AǦAME sb. f. pl. aǧeń i aǧemurǐ; ǦAME”, in Зузана Тополињска, Петар Атанасов, editors, Турските елементи во ароманскиот, put into Macedonian from the author’s Serbo-Croatian Turski elementi u aromunskom dijalektu (1939, unpublished) by Веселинка Лаброска, Скопје: Македонска академија на науките и уметностите, →ISBN, page 75

PashtoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian جام(jâm).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

جام (jâmm

  1. cup, goblet

DeclensionEdit


PersianEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

جام (jâm) (plural جام‌ها(jâm-hâ))

  1. cup
  2. glass, pane

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Hassuri, Ali (1983) , “Two Middle Persian Words”, in Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft[1], volume 133, pages 145–148