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Alemannic GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German lam, from Proto-Germanic *lamaz. Cognate with German lahm, Dutch lam, English lame, Swedish lam.

AdjectiveEdit

lamm

  1. (Uri) lame; hobbling, limping

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VerbEdit

lamm

  1. Imperative singular of lammen.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of lammen.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish lamb, from Old Norse lamb, from Proto-Germanic *lambaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁l̥h₁onbʰos.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

lamm n

  1. a lamb
  2. (Gotland) a sheep

Usage notesEdit

  • On the island Gotland (known for its sheep), lamm is used for sheep and lammunge for lamb.
  • damm, lamm, ramm are the three words in Swedish spelled with double final -mm (to avoid confusion with dam, lam, ram).

DeclensionEdit

Declension of lamm 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lamm lammet lamm lammen
Genitive lamms lammets lamms lammens

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