English

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a lama

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Etymology 1

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From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

Noun

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lama (plural lamas)

  1. A master of Tibetan Buddhism.
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Further reading

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Etymology 2

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Noun

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lama (plural lamas)

  1. Alternative form of llama

Etymology 3

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Borrowed from Spanish lama (lamé)

Noun

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lama (plural lamas)

  1. (obsolete) lamé (fabric with silver or gold threads woven in)
    • 1816, William Hone, Hone’s authentic account of the Royal Marriage, page 38:
      The Wedding Dress, composed of a most magnificent silver lama, on net, over a rich silver tissue slip, with a superb border of silver lama embroidery at the bottom, forming shells and bouquets; above the border a most elegant falling, tastefully designed, in festoons of rich silver lama, and finished with a very brilliant roleau[sic] of lama.

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Blagar

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lama

  1. plate

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Brunei Malay

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Pronunciation

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

Adjective

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lama

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

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  • (antonym(s) of age): baru (new) (non-living things)

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  • (age): tua (old) (living things)

Corsican

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Lame (1) di cultelli.
U Dalaï Lama, unu lama (2).
 
Una lama (3).

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Etymology 1

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Borrowed from French lame. Cognates include Italian lama.

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lama f (plural lame)

  1. blade

Etymology 2

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From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

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lama m

  1. (Tibetan Buddhism) lama (religious person)
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Etymology 3

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Borrowed from Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

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lama f (plural lame)

  1. llama (Lama glama)

References

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  • lama” in INFCOR: Banca di dati di a lingua corsa

Czech

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈlama]
  • Hyphenation: la‧ma

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Noun

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lama f

  1. llama
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Etymology 2

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Alternative forms

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Noun

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lama m anim

  1. (Buddhism) lama
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Further reading

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  • lama in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • lama in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch

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Pronunciation

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

Etymology 1

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Borrowed from Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

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

  1. llama, Lama glama
    Synonym: schaapkameel

Etymology 2

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

Noun

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

  1. Buddhist lama
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Etymology 3

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Interjection

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lama

  1. (informal, Internet slang, text messaging) Abbreviation of laat maar (never mind).
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Esperanto

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Etymology

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From English lame and German lahm.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈlama]
  • Rhymes: -ama
  • Hyphenation: la‧ma

Adjective

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lama (accusative singular laman, plural lamaj, accusative plural lamajn)

  1. lame (unable to walk properly)

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Faroese

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

Noun

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lama f (genitive singular lamu, plural lamur)

  1. llama

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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

Finnish

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Finnic *lama (compare Estonian lamama (to lie down), Ludian lama, Votic lama), borrowed from Proto-Germanic *lamaz (lame, withered; defective). Alternatively related to Moksha лама (lama) and Erzya ламо (lamo, many),[1] although the semantic shift is problematic.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑmɑ/, [ˈlɑ̝mɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -ɑmɑ
  • Syllabification(key): la‧ma

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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.
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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
lamain rare
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
abessive lamatta lamoitta
instructive lamoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of lama (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative lamani lamani
accusative nom. lamani lamani
gen. lamani
genitive lamani lamojeni
lamaini rare
partitive lamaani lamojani
inessive lamassani lamoissani
elative lamastani lamoistani
illative lamaani lamoihini
adessive lamallani lamoillani
ablative lamaltani lamoiltani
allative lamalleni lamoilleni
essive lamanani lamoinani
translative lamakseni lamoikseni
abessive lamattani lamoittani
instructive
comitative lamoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative lamasi lamasi
accusative nom. lamasi lamasi
gen. lamasi
genitive lamasi lamojesi
lamaisi rare
partitive lamaasi lamojasi
inessive lamassasi lamoissasi
elative lamastasi lamoistasi
illative lamaasi lamoihisi
adessive lamallasi lamoillasi
ablative lamaltasi lamoiltasi
allative lamallesi lamoillesi
essive lamanasi lamoinasi
translative lamaksesi lamoiksesi
abessive lamattasi lamoittasi
instructive
comitative lamoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative lamamme lamamme
accusative nom. lamamme lamamme
gen. lamamme
genitive lamamme lamojemme
lamaimme rare
partitive lamaamme lamojamme
inessive lamassamme lamoissamme
elative lamastamme lamoistamme
illative lamaamme lamoihimme
adessive lamallamme lamoillamme
ablative lamaltamme lamoiltamme
allative lamallemme lamoillemme
essive lamanamme lamoinamme
translative lamaksemme lamoiksemme
abessive lamattamme lamoittamme
instructive
comitative lamoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative lamanne lamanne
accusative nom. lamanne lamanne
gen. lamanne
genitive lamanne lamojenne
lamainne rare
partitive lamaanne lamojanne
inessive lamassanne lamoissanne
elative lamastanne lamoistanne
illative lamaanne lamoihinne
adessive lamallanne lamoillanne
ablative lamaltanne lamoiltanne
allative lamallenne lamoillenne
essive lamananne lamoinanne
translative lamaksenne lamoiksenne
abessive lamattanne lamoittanne
instructive
comitative lamoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative lamansa lamansa
accusative nom. lamansa lamansa
gen. lamansa
genitive lamansa lamojensa
lamainsa rare
partitive lamaansa lamojaan
lamojansa
inessive lamassaan
lamassansa
lamoissaan
lamoissansa
elative lamastaan
lamastansa
lamoistaan
lamoistansa
illative lamaansa lamoihinsa
adessive lamallaan
lamallansa
lamoillaan
lamoillansa
ablative lamaltaan
lamaltansa
lamoiltaan
lamoiltansa
allative lamalleen
lamallensa
lamoilleen
lamoillensa
essive lamanaan
lamanansa
lamoinaan
lamoinansa
translative lamakseen
lamaksensa
lamoikseen
lamoiksensa
abessive lamattaan
lamattansa
lamoittaan
lamoittansa
instructive
comitative lamoineen
lamoinensa
Synonyms
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Derived terms
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compounds

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  1. ^ lama in Álgu-tietokanta, Kotimaisten kielten keskus

Further reading

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Etymology 2

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From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑ(ː)mɑ/, [ˈlɑ̝(ː)mɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -ɑmɑ
  • Syllabification(key): la‧ma

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lama

  1. (Buddhism) lama
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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
lamain rare
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
abessive lamatta lamoitta
instructive lamoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of lama (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative lamani lamani
accusative nom. lamani lamani
gen. lamani
genitive lamani lamojeni
lamaini rare
partitive lamaani lamojani
inessive lamassani lamoissani
elative lamastani lamoistani
illative lamaani lamoihini
adessive lamallani lamoillani
ablative lamaltani lamoiltani
allative lamalleni lamoilleni
essive lamanani lamoinani
translative lamakseni lamoikseni
abessive lamattani lamoittani
instructive
comitative lamoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative lamasi lamasi
accusative nom. lamasi lamasi
gen. lamasi
genitive lamasi lamojesi
lamaisi rare
partitive lamaasi lamojasi
inessive lamassasi lamoissasi
elative lamastasi lamoistasi
illative lamaasi lamoihisi
adessive lamallasi lamoillasi
ablative lamaltasi lamoiltasi
allative lamallesi lamoillesi
essive lamanasi lamoinasi
translative lamaksesi lamoiksesi
abessive lamattasi lamoittasi
instructive
comitative lamoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative lamamme lamamme
accusative nom. lamamme lamamme
gen. lamamme
genitive lamamme lamojemme
lamaimme rare
partitive lamaamme lamojamme
inessive lamassamme lamoissamme
elative lamastamme lamoistamme
illative lamaamme lamoihimme
adessive lamallamme lamoillamme
ablative lamaltamme lamoiltamme
allative lamallemme lamoillemme
essive lamanamme lamoinamme
translative lamaksemme lamoiksemme
abessive lamattamme lamoittamme
instructive
comitative lamoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative lamanne lamanne
accusative nom. lamanne lamanne
gen. lamanne
genitive lamanne lamojenne
lamainne rare
partitive lamaanne lamojanne
inessive lamassanne lamoissanne
elative lamastanne lamoistanne
illative lamaanne lamoihinne
adessive lamallanne lamoillanne
ablative lamaltanne lamoiltanne
allative lamallenne lamoillenne
essive lamananne lamoinanne
translative lamaksenne lamoiksenne
abessive lamattanne lamoittanne
instructive
comitative lamoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative lamansa lamansa
accusative nom. lamansa lamansa
gen. lamansa
genitive lamansa lamojensa
lamainsa rare
partitive lamaansa lamojaan
lamojansa
inessive lamassaan
lamassansa
lamoissaan
lamoissansa
elative lamastaan
lamastansa
lamoistaan
lamoistansa
illative lamaansa lamoihinsa
adessive lamallaan
lamallansa
lamoillaan
lamoillansa
ablative lamaltaan
lamaltansa
lamoiltaan
lamoiltansa
allative lamalleen
lamallensa
lamoilleen
lamoillensa
essive lamanaan
lamanansa
lamoinaan
lamoinansa
translative lamakseen
lamaksensa
lamoikseen
lamoiksensa
abessive lamattaan
lamattansa
lamoittaan
lamoittansa
instructive
comitative lamoineen
lamoinensa
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Further reading

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Anagrams

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French

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Lama 1 Luc Viatour

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Etymology 1

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From Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

Noun

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lama m (plural lamas)

  1. llama

Etymology 2

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From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

Noun

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lama m (plural lamas)

  1. (Buddhism) lama

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Inflected forms.

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lama

  1. third-person singular past historic of lamer

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Galician

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Lama ("mud")

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From Old Galician-Portuguese lama (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), either from Latin lāma (marshy place, bog), or from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia but having the same ultimate origin.[1][2]

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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

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References

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  • Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja, Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo (20062022) “lama”, in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “lama”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • 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. ^ Joan Coromines, José A. Pascual (1983–1991) “lama”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), 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, →ISBN, page 324.

Hawaiian

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Etymology

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

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lama

  1. torch
  2. light

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Iban

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Etymology

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From Proto-Austronesian *lama (old, former).

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lama

  1. long (duration of time)
    Lama amai Bunyau nyalin baju!
    It's taking so long for Bunyau to put on his clothes!
  2. old (inanimate object)
    Utai lama
    Old stuff
  3. old (something from the distant past)
    Kesultanan Sarawak lama
    The old Sarawak Sultanate

Icelandic

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Verb

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

  1. to lame, cripple

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lama (invariable)

  1. lame

Indonesian

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Etymology

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From Malay lama, from Proto-Austronesian *lama.

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lama

  1. long: having great duration; seemingly lasting a lot of time, because it is boring or tedious or tiring.
    Synonym: panjang
  2. duration
    Synonym: durasi
  3. ancient
    Synonym: kuno
  4. old
    Synonyms: butut, tua

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Italian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈla.ma/
  • Rhymes: -ama
  • Hyphenation: là‧ma

Etymology 1

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

Noun

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lama f (plural lame)

  1. blade (of a razor or sword)
  2. (figurative) swordsman/swordswoman
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Etymology 2

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From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

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lama m (invariable)

  1. lama (religious person)
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Etymology 3

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Borrowed from Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

Noun

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lama m (invariable)

  1. llama

Etymology 4

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From Latin lāma.

Noun

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lama f (plural lame)

  1. bog, fen

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Javanese

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Etymology

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From Old Javanese lama.

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lama

  1. old

Kashubian

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Lama.

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Borrowed from Polish lama.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈlama/
  • Rhymes: -ama
  • Syllabification: la‧ma

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lama f

  1. llama (Lama glama)

References

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  • Eùgeniusz Gòłąbk (2011) “lama”, in Słownik Polsko-Kaszubski / Słowôrz Pòlskò-Kaszëbsczi[4]

Laboya

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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lama

  1. tongue

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  • Allahverdi Verdizade (2019) “lama”, in Lamboya word list[5], Leiden: LexiRumah

Latin

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Etymology

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Uncertain. Possibly cognate to Lithuanian lomà (hollow, valley), Latvian lãma (hollow, pool),[1] from Proto-Indo-European *leh₂-mo-.[2] Alternatively, from Proto-Indo-European *lókus (source of Latin lacus) via earlier *lacma or *lacsma.

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lāma f (genitive lāmae); first declension

  1. slough, bog, fen
    • 65 BCE – 8 BCE, Horace, Epistulae 1.13.10:
      vīribus ūtēris per clīvōs, flūmina, lāmās.
    • 239 BCE – 169 BCE, Ennius, Annales 568:
      [...] silvārum saltūs latebrās lāmāsque lutōsās [...]

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First-declension noun.

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

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  • Asturian: llama
  • Galician: lama
  • Italian: lama
  • Portuguese: lama
  • Spanish: lama

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  1. ^ Ernout, Alfred, Meillet, Antoine (1985) “lama”, in Dictionnaire étymologique de la langue latine: histoire des mots[1] (in French), 4th edition, with additions and corrections of Jacques André, Paris: Klincksieck, published 2001, page 338
  2. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) “lāma”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 324

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  • lama”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lama”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lama in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • lama in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • lama”, in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857), A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Latvian

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Noun

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lama f (4th declension)

  1. llama
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Noun

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lama m (4th declension)

  1. lama
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Malay

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Etymology

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From Proto-Austronesian *lama (old, former).

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lama (Jawi spelling لاما)

  1. long (duration of time)
    Lamanya Agus tukar baju!
    It's taking so long for Agus to change his clothes!
  2. old (inanimate object)
    Barang lama
    Old stuff
  3. old (something from the distant past)
    Kesultanan Melayu Melaka lama
    The old Malacca Sultanate

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  • panjang (long in length)
  • tua (old in age)

Noun

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lama (Jawi spelling لاما, plural lama-lama, informal 1st possessive lamaku, 2nd possessive lamamu, 3rd possessive lamanya)

  1. lama

Further reading

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  • lama” in Pusat Rujukan Persuratan Melayu | Malay Literary Reference Centre, Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, 2017.
  • Blust, Robert; Trussel, Stephen; et al. (2023) “*lama₂”, in the CLDF dataset from The Austronesian Comparative Dictionary (2010–), →DOI

Maranao

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Noun

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lama

  1. field
  2. yard
  3. lawn
  4. playground

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Northern Puebla Nahuatl

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Etymology

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

Noun

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lama

  1. female

Derived terms

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References

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  • 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)‎[6] (in Spanish), segunda ILV edición (versión electrónica) edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 72

Northern Sami

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Pronunciation

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  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈlama/

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lama

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

Norwegian Bokmål

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Etymology 1

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From Spanish llama and Quechua llama.

Noun

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

  1. a llama (South American mammal)

Etymology 2

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From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

Noun

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

  1. a lama (Buddhist monk or spiritual leader)

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Etymology 1

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From Spanish llama and Quechua llama.

Noun

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

  1. a llama (South American mammal)

Etymology 2

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From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

Noun

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

  1. a lama (Buddhist monk or spiritual leader)

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Old English

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Etymology

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From Proto-Germanic *lamaz.

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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lama

  1. lame

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Descendants

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Old Javanese

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Adjective

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lama

  1. old

Oromo

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Oromo cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : lama
    Ordinal : lammaffaa

Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Cushitic *ɬa(a)ma. Compare Afar nammay, Hadiyya lamo, Rendille lama and Somali laba, Kambaata lámo.

Pronunciation

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Numeral

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lama

  1. two

Papiamentu

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Alternative forms

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  • laman (alternative spelling)

Etymology

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From Spanish la mar and Portuguese mar and Portuguese lama ("mire") and Kabuverdianu már.

Compare Nahuatl láma̱r.

Noun

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lama

  1. sea
  2. ocean
  3. beach

Polish

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lama

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈla.ma/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -ama
  • Syllabification: la‧ma

Etymology 1

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Borrowed from German Lama.

Noun

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lama f

  1. llama (Lama glama)
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Descendants
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Etymology 2

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Internationalism; compare English lama, French lama, German Lama, ultimately from Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

Noun

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lama m pers

  1. (Buddhism) lama (master of Tibetan Buddhism)
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Etymology 3

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Borrowed from French lamé.

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lama f

  1. lamé (fabric)
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Further reading

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  • lama in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • lama in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

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lama

Pronunciation

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  • Rhymes: -ɐmɐ
  • Hyphenation: la‧ma

Etymology 1

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

Noun

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lama f (plural lamas)

  1. mud (soil and water)
    Synonyms: barro, lodo
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Etymology 2

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From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma, lama).

Noun

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lama m (plural lamas)

  1. lama (master of Tibetan Buddhism)

Etymology 3

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Noun

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lama m or f (plural lamas)

  1. Portugal form of lhama

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Romanian

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Etymology

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From French lama.

Noun

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lama m (uncountable)

  1. lama

Declension

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Slovak

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

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Noun

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

  1. (zoology) llama

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Derived terms

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References

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  • lama”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

Slovene

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Etymology 1

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From Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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láma f

  1. llama (South Americal mammal of the camel family, Llama glama)
Inflection
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The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. láma
gen. sing. láme
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
láma lámi láme
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
láme lám lám
dative
(dajȃlnik)
lámi lámama lámam
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
lámo lámi láme
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
lámi lámah lámah
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
lámo lámama lámami

Etymology 2

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Ultimately from Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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láma m anim

  1. lama (master of Tibetan Buddhism)
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The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Masculine anim., a-stem
nom. sing. láma
gen. sing. láme
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
láma lámi láme
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
láme lám lám
dative
(dajȃlnik)
lámi lámama lámam
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
lámo lámi láme
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
lámi lámah lámah
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
lámo lámama lámami

Further reading

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  • lama”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Spanish

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈlama/ [ˈla.ma]
  • Rhymes: -ama
  • Syllabification: la‧ma

Etymology 1

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From Latin lama.

Noun

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lama f (plural lamas)

  1. slime, mud
  2. fine sand
  3. (Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico) moss
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Etymology 2

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From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

Noun

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lama m (plural lamas)

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

Etymology 3

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Verb

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lama

  1. inflection of lamer:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

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Swahili

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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lama (n class, plural lama)

  1. llama (camelid animal)

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

Swedish

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Adjective

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lama

  1. inflection of lam:
    1. definite singular
    2. plural

Noun

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lama c

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

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

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Anagrams

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Welsh

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From English llama, from Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

Noun

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lama m (plural lamaod, not mutable)

  1. llama

Etymology 2

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From English lama from Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

Noun

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lama m (plural lamaod, not mutable)

  1. lama

Further reading

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  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “lama”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Wutunhua

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Etymology

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From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

Pronunciation

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lama

  1. lama
    Synonym: alak

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  • Erika Sandman (2016) A Grammar of Wutun[7], University of Helsinki (PhD), →ISBN