Dutch edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Dutch damst, from Middle French damas or Italian damasto, named after Damascus, the Syrian city it originates from.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /daːˈmɑst/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: da‧mast
  • Rhymes: -ɑst

Noun edit

damast n (plural damasten)

  1. The fabric damask
  2. A similarly decorative, 'floral' pattern, notably made on finely worked metal using mordant chemicals

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Descendants edit

  • Negerhollands: damast
  • Indonesian: damas (damask)

Adjective edit

damast (not comparable)

  1. alternative form of damasten 'made of damask'

Inflection edit

Declension of damast
uninflected damast
inflected damaste
predicative/adverbial damast
indefinite m./f. sing. damaste
n. sing. damast
plural damaste
definite damaste
partitive damasts

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Lower Sorbian edit

Etymology edit

From French damas, from Damas (Damascus), the Syrian city where it originates.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

damast m inan

  1. damask (fabric)

Declension edit