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TranslingualEdit

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diam

  1. (mathematics) diameter
     

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From diameter.

NounEdit

diam (plural diams)

  1. Clipping of diameter.
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Etymology 2Edit

From diamond.

NounEdit

diam (plural diams)

  1. Clipping of diamond.

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from Malay diam (quiet, adjective), from Proto-Malayic *hidəm, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hidəm.

InterjectionEdit

diam

  1. (informal, Singapore, chiefly Malaysia) Be quiet.
    • 2004 August 21, intruder, “God so loved the world”, in soc.culture.malaysia, Usenet:
      Diam lah, you have no gal let alone have a son or daughter.
    • 2012 September 23, “Najib wants more time for another run.”, in soc.culture.malaysia, Usenet:
      If the answer is affirmative, then he is qualified to talk to us. Otherwise, diam lah.
    • 2013 June 7, <par@tmnet.net.my>, “Mooted online media control 'not politically motivated'”, in soc.culture.malaysia, Usenet:
      So diam lah, baruah bangsat!

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Malay diam, from Proto-Malayic *hidəm, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hidəm.

AdjectiveEdit

diam (plural diam-diam)

  1. quiet; silent (with little or no sound)
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Etymology 2Edit

From Malay diam.

VerbEdit

diam

  1. to stay
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LatinEdit

MalayEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • diem (Javanese Malay)

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Malayic *hidəm, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hidəm. (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

AdjectiveEdit

diam (Jawi spelling ديام‎‎)

  1. quiet; silent (with little or no sound)
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Etymology 2Edit

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VerbEdit

diam (Jawi spelling ديام‎)

  1. to stay
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