See also: Kamp

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Spelling variant of camp (homosexual). Spelling with k based erroneously on the false acronym K(nown) A(s) M(ale) P(rostitute).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

kamp (not comparable)

  1. (Australia, of males) homosexual
  2. (New Zealand, historical) lesbian (in Maori communities)
    • 1990, Julia Penelope, ‎Sarah Valentine, Finding the Lesbians: Personal Accounts from Around the World (page 74)
      Finally we found the Western Park, a scungy unpopular pub then, which agreed to allow kamp girls to drink there.
    • 1992, Stephan Likosky, Coming Out (page 264)
      It was 1961 and the kamp girls' scene had grown larger. Many Maori had begun moving to the cities, and among them were not only many more Maori drag queens but also Maori kamp girls.

AfrikaansEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Dutch kamp, from Middle French camp, from Latin campus (open space; field).

NounEdit

kamp (plural kampe)

  1. camp

Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch kampen, from Middle Dutch kempen.

VerbEdit

kamp (present kamp, present participle kampende, past participle gekamp)

  1. (intransitive) to suffer (from a problem), to deal with

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German kamp, from Latin campus.

NounEdit

kamp c (singular definite kampen, plural indefinite kampe)

  1. battle, struggle (violent)
    i kampens hede
    in the heat of battle
  2. endeavour, struggle (non-violent)
    Vi støtter deres kamp for lige rettigheder.
    We support their struggle for equal rights.
  3. game, match (of e.g. ball games)
    De har ikke vundet en kamp siden 2003.
    They haven't won a match since 2003.

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Middle French camp, from Latin campus (open space; field).

NounEdit

kamp n (plural kampen, diminutive kampje n)

  1. camp
  2. a political or social fraction or group
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: kamp
  • Petjo: kamp
  • Indonesian: kamp
  • Sranan Tongo: kampu
    • Caribbean Javanese: kampu

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch camp, Old Dutch kamp, derived in turn from Latin campus (field). The term was borrowed in Roman times and acquired various connotations in different places.

NounEdit

kamp m (plural kampen, diminutive kampje n)

  1. field
Derived termsEdit

- general:

- toponyms:

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle Dutch camp, from Latin campus (open space; battlefield).

NounEdit

kamp m (plural kampen, diminutive kampje n)

  1. battle, fight
  2. tournament, competition
Usage notesEdit

In the Netherlands kamp is seldom used as a word to describe a battle, gevecht is more common. However, in Flanders this usage is not uncommon.

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

VerbEdit

kamp

  1. first-person singular present indicative of kampen
  2. imperative of kampen

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kamp

  1. indefinite accusative singular of kampur

IndonesianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch kamp, from Middle French camp, from Latin campus (open space; field). Doublet of kampus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkamp]
  • Hyphenation: kamp

NounEdit

kamp (first-person possessive kampku, second-person possessive kampmu, third-person possessive kampnya)

  1. camp, an outdoor place acting as temporary accommodation in tents or other temporary structures.
    Synonym: barak

Alternative formsEdit

  • kem (Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore)

Further readingEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin campus, via Middle Low German kamp.

NounEdit

kamp m (definite singular kampen, indefinite plural kamper, definite plural kampene)

  1. a fight
  2. a battle
    en juridisk kamp - a legal battle
  3. (sports) a match (boxing match, football match etc.)
  4. a broad or round mountaintop
  5. a boulder

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ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin campus, via Middle Low German kamp.

NounEdit

kamp m (definite singular kampen, indefinite plural kampar, definite plural kampane)

  1. a fight
  2. a battle
  3. (sports) a match (as above)
  4. a broad or round mountaintop
  5. a boulder

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SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Low German kempe, from Middle Low German kamp, from Latin campus (battlefield).

NounEdit

kamp c

  1. a fight, a struggle
  2. a fight, a battle
  3. a match; a competition between two participants or two participating teams
DeclensionEdit
Declension of kamp 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kamp kampen kamper kamperna
Genitive kamps kampens kampers kampernas
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Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

kamp c

  1. old horse, nag (Can we add an example for this sense?)
DeclensionEdit
Declension of kamp 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kamp kampen kampar kamparna
Genitive kamps kampens kampars kamparnas