Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From the root ⁧د و م(d-w-m).

Verb edit

دَامَ (dāma) I, non-pastيَدُومُ⁩‎ (yadūmu)

  1. to last, to endure
    Synonym:بَقِيَ(baqiya)
    مَا دَامَ ٱلنَّجَاحُ مُهِمًّا فَيَجِبُ أَنْ أَنْجَحَ.
    dāma n-najāḥu muhimman fayajibu ʔan ʔanjaḥa.
    As long as success is important, I have to succeed.
    • 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
      waʔammā allaḏīna suʕidū fafī l-jannati ḵālidīna fīhā mā dāmati as-samāwātu wālʔarḍu ʔillā mā šāʔa rabbuka ʕaṭāʔan ḡayra majḏūḏin
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)

Conjugation edit

Descendants edit

  • Swahili: dumu

See also edit

Adjective edit

دامٍ (dāminm (animate masculine pluralدَامُونَ(dāmūna), inanimate masculine pluralدَوَامٍ(dawāmin), feminine pluralدَامٍيَات(dāmiyāt) orدَوَامٍ(dawāmin))

  1. bleeding

Khalaj edit

Noun edit

دام⁩ (dâam) (definite accusativeدامؽ⁩, pluralداملار⁩)

  1. Arabic spelling of dâam (roof)

Declension edit

Ottoman Turkish edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Persianدام(dâm, snare, trap).

Noun edit

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 terms edit
  • دامكاه(damgah, place of traps and snares)
  • دامی(dami, pertaining to a trap or snare)

Etymology 2 edit

From Persianدام(dâm, livestock, domesticated animals).

Noun edit

دام (dam)

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

Etymology 3 edit

Noun edit

دام (dam)

  1. Alternative spelling of طام(dam, roof)

Further reading edit

Persian edit

Dari دام
Iranian Persian
Tajik дом

Pronunciation edit

 

Readings
Classical reading? dām
Dari reading? dām
Iranian reading? dâm
Tajik reading? dom

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *dáHma (compare Sanskrit दामन् (dā́man, string, cord, rope, fetter)), from Proto-Indo-European *déh₁-mn̥, from Proto-Indo-European *deh₁- (to bind).

Noun edit

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 2 edit

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.

Noun edit

دام (dâm)

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

Etymology 3 edit

Borrowed from French dames.

Noun edit

دام (dâm)

  1. draughts, checkers

References edit

Urdu edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀤𑀫𑁆𑀫 (damma, coin), from Sanskrit द्रम्म (dramma), from Ancient Greek δραχμή (drakhmḗ).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

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
Declension edit
Declension of ⁧دام
singular plural
direct دام(dām) دام(dām)
oblique دام(dām) داموں(dāmō̃)
vocative دام(dām) دامو(dāmō)

Etymology 2 edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

دام (dāmm or f (Hindi spelling दाम)

  1. rope
Declension edit
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)

Etymology 3 edit

From Classical Persianدام(dām, trap, snare).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

دام (dām?

  1. trap; snare; net
Derived terms edit

References edit

  • دام”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت(rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English] (in English), Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.
  • 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

Ushojo edit

Etymology edit

From Persianدام(dâm).

Noun edit

دام⁩ (dām)

  1. a net made of thread for catching birds