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Alemannic GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German hamme, from Old High German hamma (shank, thigh, literally curved limb; bendt limb), from Proto-Germanic *hammō (shinbone; the hollow of the knee; ham). Cognate with German Hamme (ham; mean from the hindquarters), Dutch ham (ham), English ham.

NounEdit

Hamme f

  1. (Uri) the hook on the wide end of a scythe blade

ReferencesEdit

  • “Hamme” in Abegg, Emil, (1911) Die Mundart von Urseren (Beiträge zur Schweizerdeutschen Grammatik. IV.) [The Dialect of Urseren], Frauenfeld, Switzerland: Huber & co., page 65.