Open main menu

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch fame, from Old French fame, from Latin fāma.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /faːm/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːm

NounEdit

faam m (uncountable)

  1. reputation, fame

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian fāmne (girl), from Proto-Germanic *faimnijǭ (shepherdess).

NounEdit

faam c (plural fammen, diminutive famke)

  1. girl
    Coordinate term: jonge
  2. maidservant
  3. girlfriend
    Coordinate term: feint

Further readingEdit

  • faam (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011