See also: ḍamma

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic ضَمَّة(ḍamma, a joining), instance noun of the verb ضَمَّ(ḍamma, to join). Refers to the joining of the lips together when making an /u/ sound.

NounEdit

Examples

دُ(du) /du/
دُو() /duː/.

damma (plural dammas or damma)

  1. (linguistics) In the Arabic script, the vowel point for u, appearing as a small curl placed above a letter ( ـُ ) and designating a short u /u/. If the Arabic letter و(wāw) immediately follows, it indicates a long ū /uː/.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic ضَمَّة(ḍamma).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /da.ma/
  • (file)

NounEdit

damma m (plural dammas)

  1. damma

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *demh₂- (to domesticate, tame), the same root of Latin domō (I tame) and English tame.

NounEdit

damma f (genitive dammae); first declension

  1. A fallow deer

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative damma dammae
Genitive dammae dammārum
Dative dammae dammīs
Accusative dammam dammās
Ablative dammā dammīs
Vocative damma dammae

ReferencesEdit

  • damma in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • damma in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Old FrisianEdit

VerbEdit

damma

  1. to dam

OromoEdit

NounEdit

damma

  1. honey

PaliEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

damma

  1. gerundive of dameti (to tame)
  2. in need of taming, in need of restraint

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

Pali Text Society (1921-1925), “damma”, in Pali-English Dictionary‎, London: Chipstead


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

damm +‎ -a

VerbEdit

damma (present dammar, preterite dammade, supine dammat, imperative damma)

  1. (transitive) to dust, to remove dust
    Angela dammade ivrigt symaskinen.
    Angela eagerly dusted the sewing machine.
    att damma av
    to dust off
    att damma ned
    to cover with dust
    att damma
    to punch, to hit (someone in a fight; as if with a duster)
  2. (intransitive) to raise dust, to be dusty
    och så for han sin väg, så att det dammade omkring vagnen.
    and so he went away, so the dust whirled about the wagon.

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