See also: dämmen and Dämmen

DanishEdit

NounEdit

dammen c

  1. definite singular of dam (1)
  2. definite singular of dam (3)

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɑmə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: dam‧men
  • Rhymes: -ɑmən

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Middle French dame (dame, double checkers piece) +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

dammen

  1. (intransitive) to play checkers
InflectionEdit
Inflection of dammen (weak)
infinitive dammen
past singular damde
past participle gedamd
infinitive dammen
gerund dammen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular dam damde
2nd person sing. (jij) damt damde
2nd person sing. (u) damt damde
2nd person sing. (gij) damt damde
3rd person singular damt damde
plural dammen damden
subjunctive sing.1 damme damde
subjunctive plur.1 dammen damden
imperative sing. dam
imperative plur.1 damt
participles dammend gedamd
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Gerund of the verb dammen.

NounEdit

dammen n (uncountable)

  1. checkers, draughts
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle Dutch dammen. Equivalent to dam +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

dammen

  1. (obsolete) to dam
InflectionEdit
Inflection of dammen (weak)
infinitive dammen
past singular damde
past participle gedamd
infinitive dammen
gerund dammen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular dam damde
2nd person sing. (jij) damt damde
2nd person sing. (u) damt damde
2nd person sing. (gij) damt damde
3rd person singular damt damde
plural dammen damden
subjunctive sing.1 damme damde
subjunctive plur.1 dammen damden
imperative sing. dam
imperative plur.1 damt
participles dammend gedamd
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

dammen

  1. Plural form of dam

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

dammen m

  1. definite singular of dam
  2. nickname for the Atlantic Ocean.
    over dammen - across the pond

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

dammen m

  1. definite singular of dam
  2. nickname for the Atlantic Ocean.
    over dammen - across the pond

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

dammen

  1. definite singular of damm