See also: llamá

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Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

 
Two llamas going for a swim

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llama (plural llamas)

  1. A South American mammal of the camel family, Lama glama, used as a domestic beast of burden and a source of wool and meat.
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  • Chinese: 駱馬骆马 (luòmǎ) (semantic loan)
  • Irish: láma
  • Japanese: ラマ (rama)
  • Korean: 라마 (rama)
  • Welsh: lama
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Etymology 2 edit

From Tibetan བླ་མ (bla ma).

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llama (plural llamas)

  1. Archaic form of lama.
    • 1861, Anthony Trollope, Framley Parsonage:
      He was, as it were, a great Llama, shut up in a holy of holies, inscrutable, invisible, inexorable,—not to be seen by men's eyes or heard by their ears, hardly to be mentioned by ordinary men at such periods as these without an inward quaking.

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ʎama/ [ʎa.ma]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ama
  • Hyphenation: lla‧ma

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llama anim

  1. llama

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Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

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llama m or f by sense (plural llames)

  1. llama

Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from French lame.

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llama f (plural llames)

  1. lamé

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Classical Quechua edit

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llama

  1. llama.

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Etymology edit

From Spanish llama, from Quechua llama.

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llama m (plural llamas)

  1. (rare) Alternative form of lama

Quechua edit

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llama

  1. llama (Lama glama, a camelid used as a beast of burden in the Andes)

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Descendants edit

  • Spanish: llama (see there for further descendants)

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Further reading edit

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    “llama” in Academia Mayor de la Lengua Quechua (2006) Diccionario quechua-español-quechua, 2nd edition, Cusco: Edmundo Pantigozo.

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Pronunciation edit

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /ˈʝama/ [ˈɟ͡ʝa.ma]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /ˈʎama/ [ˈʎa.ma]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈʃama/ [ˈʃa.ma]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʒama/ [ˈʒa.ma]

  • Rhymes: -ama
  • Syllabification: lla‧ma

Etymology 1 edit

Inherited from Latin flamma, itself from Proto-Italic *flagmā, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰl̥g- (to shimmer, gleam, shine). Compare flagrō (to blaze) from the same root.

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llama f (plural llamas)

  1. flame
    Synonym: flama
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Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from Quechua llama.

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llama f (plural llamas)

  1. llama (camelid mammal)
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Etymology 3 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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llama

  1. inflection of llamar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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