IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مَقَام(maqām).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmakam]
  • Hyphenation: ma‧kam

NounEdit

makam (plural makam-makam, first-person possessive makamku, second-person possessive makammu, third-person possessive makamnya)

  1. tomb, grave
  2. graveyard
  3. (archaic) domicile
    Synonyms: tempat tinggal, kediaman
  4. maqaam, literally station: the various stages a Sufi's soul must attain in its search for Allah.
  5. standing

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LatvianEdit

NounEdit

makam m

  1. dative singular form of maks

Lower SorbianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

makam

  1. dative plural of mak

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish مقام(makam), from Arabic مَقَام(maqām).

NounEdit

makam (definite accusative makamı, plural makamlar)

  1. (music) medieval melodic mode. The makam system sets complex rules for cins (characteristic intervals) and seyir (melodic development) in classical genres such as Ottoman court music, mosque music, and Mevlevi music. The Arab مقام(maqām), or mode, is most closely related, the Persian دستگاه(dastgâh), Central Asian mugam, Indian rag and others are more distantly related.
  2. tune, music, harmony
  3. mode, way, manner
  4. place, station, post, office (workplace)
  5. position of authority, chair

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative makam
Definite accusative makamı
Singular Plural
Nominative makam makamlar
Definite accusative makamı makamları
Dative makama makamlara
Locative makamda makamlarda
Ablative makamdan makamlardan
Genitive makamın makamların

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