ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root د و م(d-w-m).

VerbEdit

دَامَ (dāma) I, non-past يَدُومُ‎‎ (yadūmu)

  1. to last, to endure
    Synonym: بَقِيَ(baqiya)
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 11:108:
      وَأَمَّا الَّذِينَ سُعِدُوا فَفِي الْجَنَّةِ خَالِدِينَ فِيهَا مَا دَامَتِ السَّمَاوَاتُ وَالْأَرْضُ إِلَّا مَا شَاءَ رَبُّكَ ۖ عَطَاءً غَيْرَ مَجْذُوذٍ
      waʾammā allaḏīna suʿidū fafī l-jannati ḵālidīna fīhā mā dāmati s-samāwātu wālʾarḍu ʾillā mā šāʾa rabbuka ʿaṭāʾan ḡayra majḏūḏin
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Swahili: dumu

See alsoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

دامٍ (dāminm (animate masculine plural دَامُونَ(dāmūna), inanimate masculine plural دَوَامٍ(dawāmin), feminine plural دَامٍيَات(dāmiyāt) or دَوَامٍ(dawāmin))

  1. bleeding

Ottoman TurkishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Persian دام(dâm, snare, trap).

NounEdit

دام (dam)

  1. net, trap, snare, for catching game
    Synonyms: (net) آغ(), شبكه(şebeke)
  2. (figuratively) trap laid for a person
  3. the vanities of life, the lusts of the flesh
Derived termsEdit
  • دامكاه(damgah, place of traps and snares)
  • دامی(dami, pertaining to a trap or snare)

Etymology 2Edit

From Persian دام(dâm, livestock, domesticated animals).

NounEdit

دام (dam)

  1. any wild animal that does not attack or prey on others

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

دام (dam)

  1. Alternative spelling of طام(dam, roof)

Further readingEdit


PersianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European [Term?], compare Ancient Greek διαδέω (diadéō, to bind around), whence English diadem. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

دام (dâm)

  1. snare, trap
    به دام افتادن‎ ― be dâm oftâdanto get trapped (literally, “to fall in a trap”)
    به دام انداختن‎ ― be dâm andâxtanto trap, ensnare (literally, “to throw into a trap”)

Etymology 2Edit

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *demh₂- (to tame, dominate). Cognates include Sanskrit दाम्यति (dāmyati), Ancient Greek δαμνάω (damnáō), and Latin domō. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

دام (dâm)

  1. livestock
  2. any domesticated animals and livestock such as sheep, cows, goats, dogs, cats, etc
    Antonym: دَد(dad, wild animals)

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from French dames.

NounEdit

دام (dâm)

  1. draughts, checkers

ReferencesEdit


UrduEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Inherited from Prakrit दम्म (damma, coin), from Sanskrit द्रम्म (dramma).

NounEdit

دام (dāmm (Hindi spelling दाम)

  1. price, value, cost
    Synonyms: مولیہ(mūlya), قیمت(qīmat)
    دوردرشن انچے یا سستے داموں پر خریدو
    dūrdarśan ū̃ce yā saste dāmõ par xarīdẽ
    Buy TV at a high or cheap prices
DeclensionEdit
Declension of دام
singular plural
direct دام(dām) دام(dām)
oblique دام(dām) داموں(dāmō̃)
vocative دام(dām) دامو(dāmō)

Etymology 2Edit

Inherited from Prakrit दाम (dāma), from Sanskrit दाम (dāma, rope).

NounEdit

دام (dāmm (Hindi spelling दाम)

  1. rope
DeclensionEdit
Declension of دام
singular plural
direct دام(dām) دام(dām)
oblique دام(dām) داموں(dāmō̃)
vocative دام(dām) دامو(dāmō)
Declension of دام
singular plural
direct دام(dām) دامیں(dāmẽ)
oblique دام(dām) داموں(dāmõ)
vocative دام(dām) دامو(dāmo)

ReferencesEdit

  • دام”, in Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2023.
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “دام”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co., page 502
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “dramma”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press, page 378
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “dāˊman”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press, page 360

UshojoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian دام(dām).

NounEdit

دام (dām)

  1. a net made of thread for catching birds