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SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /dam/

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Swedish damb, dåm (dust, steam). Akin to Low German damp, Dutch damp, and Danish damp (vapor, steam, fog), German Dampf, Icelandic dampi, English damp (moderately wet), and to German dampf imperative of dimpfen (to smoke). Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *dampaz.

NounEdit

damm n

  1. dust
DeclensionEdit
Declension of damm 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative damm dammet
Genitive damms dammets
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Swedish damber, dampn, from Old Norse dammr, from Proto-Germanic *dammaz.

NounEdit

damm c

  1. dam; pond, pool
DeclensionEdit
Declension of damm 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative damm dammen dammar dammarna
Genitive damms dammens dammars dammarnas
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija, editors (1992–2000) Suomen sanojen alkuperä [The origin of Finnish words] (in Finnish), Helsinki: Institute for the Languages of Finland/Finnish Literature Society, →ISBN


WestrobothnianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse dammr, from Proto-Germanic *dammaz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

damm n

  1. embankment
Derived termsEdit
  • dammbol (floodgate)
  • kagdamm n (temporary embankment above the permanent one)
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse damma, from Latin domna, from domina.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

damm f

  1. matron, matronly woman