See also: Lamp, LAMP, and lãmp

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A desk lamp
 
A halogen lamp

Etymology edit

From Middle English laumpe, lampe, from Old French lampe (lamp, light), from Latin lampas (torch, lamp, light), from Ancient Greek λαμπάς (lampás, torch, lamp, beacon, light, meteor), from Proto-Indo-European *leh₂p- (to shine). Cognate with Lithuanian lópė (light), Welsh llachar (bright). Displaced native Old English lēohtfæt (literally light container).

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lamp (plural lamps)

  1. A device that generates heat, light or other radiation. Especially an electric light bulb.
  2. A device containing oil, burnt through a wick for illumination; an oil lamp.
  3. A piece of furniture holding one or more electric light sockets.

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Descendants edit

  • Tok Pisin: lam
  • Korean: 램프 (raempeu)

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lamp (third-person singular simple present lamps, present participle lamping, simple past and past participle lamped)

  1. (UK, slang) To hit, clout, belt, wallop.
    • 2022, Liam McIlvanney, The Heretic, page 337:
      All for the pleasure of lamping a twat in the face.
  2. (UK, Ireland) To hunt at night using a lamp, during which bright lights are used to dazzle the hunted animal or to attract insects for capture.
    Synonyms: (North America) jacklight, spotlight
  3. (slang, US) To hang out or chill; to do nothing in particular.
    • 1988 June 28, “Cold Lampin' With Flavor” (track 4), in It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back[1], performed by Public Enemy:
      I'm in my Flavmobile cold lamping. I took a G upstate cold camping. To the Poconos, we call a hideaways. A bag of franks and a bag of Frito-Lays.
  4. To make into a table lamp, said of a vase or urn, etc.

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Afrikaans edit

Etymology edit

From Dutch lamp, from Middle Dutch lampe, from Old French lampe, from Latin lampas (lamp; torch; lantern), from Ancient Greek λαμπάς (lampás, torch; lamp), from λάμπω (lámpō, shine), perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *leh₂p- (glow).

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lamp (plural lampe, diminutive lampje)

  1. lamp

Cimbrian edit

Etymology edit

From Middle High German lamp, from Old High German lamb, from Proto-Germanic *lambaz. Cognate with German Lamm, Dutch lam, English lamb, Icelandic lamb.

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lamp n (plural lémperdiminutive lèmple)

  1. (Sette Comuni) lamb

References edit

  • “lamp” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

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Etymology edit

From Middle Dutch lampe, from Old French lampe, from Latin lampas (lamp; torch; lantern), from Ancient Greek λαμπάς (lampás, torch; lamp), from λάμπω (lámpō, shine), perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *leh₂p- (glow).

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lamp f (plural lampen, diminutive lampje n)

  1. lamp
    Zet je de lamp aan?Can you turn on the lamp?
    De lamp in de woonkamer is kapot.The lamp in the living room is broken.
    Ze heeft een nieuwe lamp voor haar bureau gekocht.She bought a new lamp for her desk.
  2. (electronics, informal) vacuum tube, thermionic valve
    Synonyms: radiolamp, buis, elektronenbuis, radiobuis

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Etymology 1 edit

From Middle Low German lampe or German Lampe.

Noun edit

lamp (genitive lambi, partitive lampi)

  1. lamp
Declension edit
Declension of lamp (ÕS type 22e/riik, p-b gradation)
singular plural
nominative lamp lambid
accusative nom.
gen. lambi
genitive lampide
partitive lampi lampe
lampisid
illative lampi
lambisse
lampidesse
lambesse
inessive lambis lampides
lambes
elative lambist lampidest
lambest
allative lambile lampidele
lambele
adessive lambil lampidel
lambel
ablative lambilt lampidelt
lambelt
translative lambiks lampideks
lambeks
terminative lambini lampideni
essive lambina lampidena
abessive lambita lampideta
comitative lambiga lampidega
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lamp (genitive lambi, partitive lampi, comparative lambim, superlative kõige lambim)

  1. (colloquial) random
    See on mingi lamp vend.
    He's some random dude.
Declension edit
Declension of lamp (ÕS type 22e/riik, p-b gradation)
singular plural
nominative lamp lambid
accusative nom.
gen. lambi
genitive lampide
partitive lampi lampe
lampisid
illative lampi
lambisse
lampidesse
lambesse
inessive lambis lampides
lambes
elative lambist lampidest
lambest
allative lambile lampidele
lambele
adessive lambil lampidel
lambel
ablative lambilt lampidelt
lambelt
translative lambiks lampideks
lambeks
terminative lambini lampideni
essive lambina lampidena
abessive lambita lampideta
comitative lambiga lampidega

Etymology 2 edit

Onomatopoeic. Compare lame (flat), lamama (to lay down).

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lamp (genitive lambi, partitive lampi, comparative lambim, superlative kõige lambim)

  1. flat (as in flat-footed)
    Joosepil on lampis jalad.
    Joosep has flat feet.
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Mostly used in the context of flat feet.

Declension edit
Declension of lamp (ÕS type 22e/riik, p-b gradation)
singular plural
nominative lamp lambid
accusative nom.
gen. lambi
genitive lampide
partitive lampi lampe
lampisid
illative lampi
lambisse
lampidesse
lambesse
inessive lambis lampides
lambes
elative lambist lampidest
lambest
allative lambile lampidele
lambele
adessive lambil lampidel
lambel
ablative lambilt lampidelt
lambelt
translative lambiks lampideks
lambeks
terminative lambini lampideni
essive lambina lampidena
abessive lambita lampideta
comitative lambiga lampidega

Middle English edit

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lamp

  1. Alternative form of laumpe

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lamp

  1. first/third-person singular present of limpan

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lamp

  1. genitive plural of lampa

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lamp (third-person singular simple present lamps, present participle lampin, simple past lampt, past participle lampt)

  1. (intransitive) To run wild; to scamper.
  2. (intransitive) To go jauntily.

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Noun edit

lamp

  1. lamp

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Inflection of lamp (inflection type 5/sana)
nominative sing. lamp
genitive sing. lampan
partitive sing. lampad
partitive plur. lampoid
singular plural
nominative lamp lampad
accusative lampan lampad
genitive lampan lampoiden
partitive lampad lampoid
essive-instructive lampan lampoin
translative lampaks lampoikš
inessive lampas lampoiš
elative lampaspäi lampoišpäi
illative lampaha lampoihe
adessive lampal lampoil
ablative lampalpäi lampoilpäi
allative lampale lampoile
abessive lampata lampoita
comitative lampanke lampoidenke
prolative lampadme lampoidme
approximative I lampanno lampoidenno
approximative II lampannoks lampoidennoks
egressive lampannopäi lampoidennopäi
terminative I lampahasai lampoihesai
terminative II lampalesai lampoilesai
terminative III lampassai
additive I lampahapäi lampoihepäi
additive II lampalepäi lampoilepäi

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References edit

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “лампа, светильник”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Welsh edit

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English lamp

Noun edit

lamp m or f (plural lampau, not mutable)

  1. lamp

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Further reading edit

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