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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German tamm. Probably via Old High German *tamm from Proto-Germanic *dammaz, though it is sometimes considered a later backformation from the verb dämmen. The modern consonantism is Central and Low German (compare Middle Low German dam).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dam/
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  • Rhymes: -am

NounEdit

Damm m (genitive Dammes, plural Dämme)

  1. dam
  2. (anatomy) perineum
    Synonym: Perineum

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Damm in Duden online

HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Damm m (plural Demm)

  1. dam
    De Damm is foll Krotte.
    The dam is full of frogs.

Further readingEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old High German *damm, northern variant of tamm, from Proto-Germanic *dammaz.

NounEdit

Damm m (plural Dämm)

  1. dam, dyke

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from French dame.

NounEdit

Damm f (plural Dammen)

  1. lady
  2. (card games) queen
  3. (chess) queen
  4. skittle, pin
SynonymsEdit
  • (pin, skittle): Keel f

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Luxembourgish · Schachfiguren (Schach + Figuren) (layout · text)
           
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