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EnglishEdit

 
a lama

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

NounEdit

lama (plural lamas)

  1. A master of Tibetan Buddhism.
Related termsEdit
TranslationsEdit

Further readingEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

lama (plural lamas)

  1. Alternative form of llama

AnagramsEdit


BlagarEdit

NounEdit

lama

  1. plate

ReferencesEdit


Brunei MalayEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lama/
  • Hyphenation: la‧ma

AdjectiveEdit

lama

  1. old (age of non-living things)
    buku lama
    old book

AntonymsEdit

  • (age): baru (new) (non-living things)

Coordinate termsEdit

  • (age): tua (old) (living things)

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlaː.maː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: la‧ma

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

NounEdit

lama m (plural lama's, diminutive lamaatje n)

  1. llama, Lama glama
    Synonym: schaapkameel

Etymology 2Edit

Ultimately from Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

lama m (plural lama's, diminutive lamaatje n)

  1. Buddhist lama
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Portmanteau of laat maar.

InterjectionEdit

lama

  1. (informal) never mind, forget it

AnagramsEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

NounEdit

lama f (genitive singular lamu, plural lamur)

  1. llama

DeclensionEdit

Declension of lama
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative lama laman lamur lamurnar
accusative lamu lamuna lamur lamurnar
dative lamu lamuni lamum lamunum
genitive lamu lamunnar lama lamanna

FinnishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Finnic *lama (compare Estonian lamama (to lie down), Ludian lama, Votic lama), borrowed from Proto-Germanic *lamaz (lame, withered; defective).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑmɑ/, [ˈlɑmɑ]

NounEdit

lama

  1. (economics) depression
    Talous on lamassa.
    The economy is in a depression.
  2. paralysis, depression (state of being inable to act)
    Hallituksen päätöksenteko on lamassa.
    Government's decisionmaking is in a paralysis.
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of lama (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative lama lamat
genitive laman lamojen
partitive lamaa lamoja
illative lamaan lamoihin
singular plural
nominative lama lamat
accusative nom. lama lamat
gen. laman
genitive laman lamojen
lamainrare
partitive lamaa lamoja
inessive lamassa lamoissa
elative lamasta lamoista
illative lamaan lamoihin
adessive lamalla lamoilla
ablative lamalta lamoilta
allative lamalle lamoille
essive lamana lamoina
translative lamaksi lamoiksi
instructive lamoin
abessive lamatta lamoitta
comitative lamoineen
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑ(ː)mɑ/, [ˈlɑ(ː)mɑ]

NounEdit

lama

  1. (Buddhism) lama
Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

NounEdit

lama m (plural lamas)

  1. llama

Etymology 2Edit

From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

NounEdit

lama m (plural lamas)

  1. (Buddhism) lama

Etymology 3Edit

Inflected forms.

VerbEdit

lama

  1. third-person singular past historic of lamer

Further readingEdit


GalicianEdit

 
Lama ("mud")

EtymologyEdit

Either from Latin lāma (marshy place, bog), or from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia but having the same ultimate origin.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lama f (plural lamas)

  1. mud
    Onde moitos cuspen, lama fan.
    Where many people spit, they make mud.
    (proverb)
    Synonyms: bullo, lodo, trollo
  2. wet meadow; marsh; slough
    Synonyms: bulleiro, lameiro, lamela

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • lama” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • lama” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • lama” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • lama” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • lama” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Corominas, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997), “lama”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico, Madrid: Gredos
  2. ^ Cf. De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 324.

HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *rama, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Maori rama (torch), Malay damar (resin, torch)).

NounEdit

lama

  1. torch
  2. light

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lama (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative lamaði, supine lamað)

  1. to lame, cripple

ConjugationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lama (invariable)

  1. lame

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay lama, from Proto-Austronesian *lama.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /la.ma/
  • Hyphenation: la‧ma

AdjectiveEdit

lama (plural lama-lama)

  1. long (time)
  2. duration
    Synonym: durasi
  3. ancient
    Synonym: kuno
  4. old
    Synonym: tua

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈla.ma/, [ˈl̺äːmä]
  • Hyphenation: là‧ma

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French lame, from Latin lāmina. Doublet of lamina.

NounEdit

lama f (plural lame)

  1. blade (of a razor or sword)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

NounEdit

lama m (invariable)

  1. lama (religious person)

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

NounEdit

lama m (plural lami)

  1. llama

Etymology 4Edit

From Latin lāma.

NounEdit

lama f (plural lame)

  1. bog, fen

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

For *lacma, from Proto-Indo-European *lak-. Cognate with Latin lacus.

NounEdit

lāma f (genitive lāmae); first declension

  1. slough, bog, fen

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lāma lāmae
Genitive lāmae lāmārum
Dative lāmae lāmīs
Accusative lāmam lāmās
Ablative lāmā lāmīs
Vocative lāma lāmae

DescendantsEdit

  • Asturian: llama
  • Galician: lama
  • Italian: lama
  • Mozarabic: ليامة(lyama)
  • Portuguese: lama
  • Spanish: lama

ReferencesEdit


LatvianEdit

NounEdit

lama f (4th declension)

  1. llama
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DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

lama m (4th declension)

  1. lama
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DeclensionEdit


MalayEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lama

  1. long

See alsoEdit


Northern Puebla NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

C.f. Classical Nahuatl ilama (old woman).

NounEdit

lama

  1. female

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Brockway, Earl; Hershey de Brockway, Trudy; Santos Valdés, Leodegario (2018) Diccionario náhuatl del norte del estado de Puebla (Series de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas "Mariano Silva y Aceves"; 42)‎[1] (in Spanish), segunda ILV edición (versión electrónica) edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 72

Northern SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈlama/

VerbEdit

lama

  1. inflection of lapmat:
    1. present indicative connegative
    2. second-person singular imperative
    3. imperative connegative

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no
 lama (buddhismen) on Norwegian Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish llama and Quechua llama (sense 1)
From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma) (sense 2)

NounEdit

lama m (definite singular lamaen, indefinite plural lamaer, definite plural lamaene)

  1. a llama (South American mammal)
  2. a lama (Buddhist monk or spiritual leader)

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn
 buddhistisk lama on Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish llama and Quechua llama (sense 1)
From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma) (sense 2)

NounEdit

lama m (definite singular lamaen, indefinite plural lamaer or lamaar, definite plural lamaene or lamaane)

  1. a llama (South American mammal)
  2. a lama (Buddhist monk or spiritual leader)

ReferencesEdit


NovialEdit

NounEdit

lama f (plural lamas)

  1. llama

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *lamaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lama

  1. lame

DescendantsEdit


PapiamentuEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • laman (alternative spelling)

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish la mar and Portuguese mar and Kabuverdianu már.

Compare Nahuatl láma̱r.

NounEdit

lama

  1. sea
  2. ocean
  3. beach

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
lama (#1)

From Spanish llama, from Quechua

NounEdit

lama f

  1. llama
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma)

NounEdit

lama m pers

  1. lama
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From French lame.

NounEdit

lama f

  1. lamé (fabric)
DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • lama in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

 
lama

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese lama, from Latin lāma (swamp).

NounEdit

lama f (uncountable)

  1. mud (soil and water)
    Synonyms: barro, lodo
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma, lama).

NounEdit

lama m (plural lamas)

  1. lama (master of Tibetan Buddhism)

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

lama m or f (in variation) (plural lamas)

  1. Alternative form of lhama

Further readingEdit


SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lama f (genitive singular lamy, nominative plural lamy, genitive plural lám, declension pattern of žena)

  1. (zoology) llama

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • lama in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

SloveneEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

láma f

  1. llama (South Americal mammal of the camel family, Llama glama)
InflectionEdit
Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. láma
gen. sing. láme
singular dual plural
nominative láma lámi láme
accusative lámo lámi láme
genitive láme lám lám
dative lámi lámama lámam
locative lámi lámah lámah
instrumental lámo lámama lámami

Etymology 2Edit

Ultimately from Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

láma m anim

  1. lama (master of Tibetan Buddhism)
InflectionEdit
Masculine anim., a-stem
nom. sing. láma
gen. sing. láme
singular dual plural
nominative láma lámi láme
accusative lámo lámi láme
genitive láme lám lám
dative lámi lámama lámam
locative lámi lámah lámah
instrumental lámo lámama lámami

SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin lama.

NounEdit

lama f (plural lamas)

  1. slime, mud
  2. fine sand
  3. (Chile, Colombia, Costa Rico, Mexico) moss
Related termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Tibetan

NounEdit

lama m (plural lamas)

  1. (Buddhism) lama (master of Tibetan Buddhism)

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

lama

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of lamer.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of lamer.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of lamer.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of lamer.

SwahiliEdit

NounEdit

lama (n class, plural lama)

  1. llama (camelid animal)

See alsoEdit

(Camelids) Camelidae: ngamia na jamaa; ngamia (camel) or jamali, lama (llama), [Term?] (guanaco), alpaka (alpaca), [Term?] (vicuña) (Category: sw:Camelids) [edit]


SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lama

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of lam.

NounEdit

lama c

  1. lama; a monk
  2. (animal) llama

DeclensionEdit

Declension of lama 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lama laman lamor lamorna
Genitive lamas lamans lamors lamornas

ReferencesEdit