Acehnese edit

Acehnese cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : nam
    Ordinal : keunam

Etymology edit

From Proto-Malayo-Chamic *ənəm, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *ənəm, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ənəm, from Proto-Austronesian *ənəm.

Pronunciation edit

Numeral edit

nam

  1. six

Catacao edit

Noun edit

nam

  1. moon

Crimean Tatar edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Persianنام(nâm)

Noun edit

nam

  1. name, appellation, title

Declension edit

References edit

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN
  • nam”, in Luğatçıq (in Russian)

Dutch edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑm
  • IPA(key): [nɑm]

Verb edit

nam

  1. singular past indicative of nemen

Anagrams edit

Eastern Cham edit

Eastern Cham cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : nam, nem

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Chamic [Term?], from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ənəm, from Proto-Austronesian *ənəm.

Pronunciation edit

Numeral edit

nam

  1. six

Finnish edit

Etymology edit

Perhaps onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɑm/, [ˈnɑ̝m]
  • Rhymes: -ɑm
  • Syllabification(key): nam

Interjection edit

nam

  1. yum

Further reading edit

Gothic edit

Romanization edit

nam

  1. Romanization of 𐌽𐌰𐌼

Ido edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin nam.

Conjunction edit

nam

  1. for, since, because, seeing that

Indonesian edit

Etymology edit

From Malay nam, shortened form of enam, from Proto-Malayic *ənəm, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *ənəm, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *ənəm, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ənəm, from Proto-Austronesian *ənəm.

Numeral edit

nam

  1. (colloquial) six

Interlingua edit

Conjunction edit

nam

  1. for

Lashi edit

Pronunciation edit

Postposition edit

nam

  1. near

References edit

  • Hkaw Luk (2017) A grammatical sketch of Lacid[3], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis)

Latin edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁enos (that), the same source of enim, (truly, indeed), Ancient Greek νή (nḗ).

Pronunciation edit

Conjunction edit

nam

  1. for
    • Late 4th century, Jerome [et al.], transl., edited by Roger Gryson, Biblia Sacra: Iuxta Vulgatam Versionem (Vulgate), 5th edition, Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, published 2007, →ISBN, Tobiae 2:15:
      Nam sicut beato Iob insultabant reges ita isti parentes et cognati eius et inridebant vitam eius.
      For as the kings insulted over holy Job: so his relations and kinsmen mocked at his life.
  2. since
  3. thus
  4. because
  5. actually

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

References edit

  • nam”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • nam”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • nam 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)
  • nam in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Lower Sorbian edit

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

nam

  1. dative of my

Malay edit

Malay cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : nam

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Shortened form of enam, from Proto-Malayic *ənəm, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *ənəm, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *ənəm, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ənəm, from Proto-Austronesian *ənəm.

Pronunciation edit

Numeral edit

nam (Jawi spellingنم⁩)

  1. Alternative form of enam

Middle Dutch edit

Verb edit

nam

  1. first/third-person singular past subjunctive of nēmen

Middle High German edit

Alternative forms edit

Noun edit

nam m

  1. name
  2. (grammar) noun
    • 14th century, Heinrich von Mügeln. Normalised spellings: 1867, Karl Julis Schröer, Die Dichtungen Heinrichs von Mügeln (Mogelîn) nach den Handschriften besprochen, Wien, p. 476:
      Nam, vornam, wort, darnâch
      zûwort, teilfanc, zûfûg ich sach,
      vorsatz, înworf under irem dach
      gemunzet und geformet stân.
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)

Musi edit

Musi cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : nam

Numeral edit

nam

  1. six

Naga Pidgin edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Assamese নাম (nam), from Sanskrit नामन् (nā́man), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hnā́ma, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (name).

Noun edit

nam

  1. name

Narua edit

Noun edit

nam

  1. house, home

Ngarrindjeri edit

Pronoun edit

nam

  1. us

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Alternative forms edit

Interjection edit

nam

  1. yum, or yum yum

References edit

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Alternative forms edit

Interjection edit

nam

  1. yum, or yum yum

References edit

Nyishi edit

Noun edit

nam

  1. house, home

References edit

  • P. T. Abraham (2005) A Grammar of Nyishi Language[4], Delhi: Farsight Publishers and Distributors

Old English edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

nam

  1. first/third-person preterite of niman

Old Norse edit

Verb edit

nam

  1. first/third-person singular past active indicative of nema

Polish edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *namъ.

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

nam

  1. dative of my

Portuguese edit

Adverb edit

nam (not comparable)

  1. Obsolete spelling of não

Rohingya edit

Etymology edit

Cognate with Bengali নাম (nam).

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Pronunciation edit

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Noun edit

nam

  1. name

Sapé edit

Noun edit

nam

  1. water

References edit

Scottish Gaelic edit

Etymology 1 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Conjunction edit

nam

  1. Form of of nan used before the consonants b-, f-, m- or p-.

Etymology 2 edit

Univerbation of an (in) +‎ mo (my).

Preposition edit

nam (+ dative)

  1. in my
    Bha mi nam chadal. - I was sleeping (literally I was in my sleep).
Inflection edit

Etymology 3 edit

Univerbation of an (in) +‎ am (their).

Preposition edit

nam (+ dative)

  1. Form of of nan used before the consonants b-, f-, m- or p-.
Inflection edit

Etymology 4 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Article edit

nam

  1. inflection of an (the):
    1. genitive plural before f-
    2. genitive plural before b-, m-, p-
Declension edit
Variation of nam (definite article)
Masculine Feminine Plural
nom. dat. gen. nom. dat. gen. nom. dat. gen.
+ f- am anL anL na na nam
+ m-, p- or b- am a'L a'L na na nam
+ c- or g- an a'L a'L na na nan
+ sV-, sl-, sn- or sr- an anT anT na na nan
+ other consonant an an an na na nan
+ vowel anT an an naH naH nan
L Triggers lenition; H Triggers H-prothesis; T Triggers T-prothesis

Serbo-Croatian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *namъ.

Pronoun edit

nam (Cyrillic spelling нам)

  1. to us (clitic dative plural of (I))
    Možemo i bolje! Nema nam granica!
    We can do better! We have no limits!
    (literally, “We can even better! There are no limits to us.”)
  2. (emphatic, possessive, dative) our, of ours (clitic dative plural of (I))
    Gdje nam je auto?
    Where is our car?

Declension edit

Sumerian edit

Romanization edit

nam

  1. Romanization of 𒉆 (nam)

Swedish edit

Verb edit

nam

  1. past indicative of nimma

Anagrams edit

Tày edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Noun edit

nam ()

  1. south

Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

nam

  1. male

Etymology 3 edit

From Proto-Tai *ʰnaːmᴬ (thorn). Cognate with Thai หนาม (nǎam), Northern Thai ᩉ᩠ᨶᩣ᩠ᨾ, Lao ໜາມ (nām), ᦐᦱᧄ (ṅaam), Shan ၼၢမ် (nǎam), Tai Dam ꪘꪱꪣ, Tai Nüa ᥘᥣᥛᥴ (láam) or ᥢᥣᥛᥴ (náam), Zhuang nam, Nong Zhuang nam.

Noun edit

nam ()

  1. thorn, spine
    nam chộcpierced by a thorn
    點㓜百樅
    Tiểm au pác doòng nam
    Take a hundred thorns from the point.

References edit

  • Hoàng Văn Ma; Lục Văn Pảo; Hoàng Chí (2006) Từ điển Tày-Nùng-Việt [Tay-Nung-Vietnamese dictionary] (in Vietnamese), Hanoi: Nhà xuất bản Từ điển Bách khoa Hà Nội
  • Lương Bèn (2011) Từ điển Tày-Việt [Tay-Vietnamese dictionary]‎[5][6] (in Vietnamese), Thái Nguyên: Nhà Xuất bản Đại học Thái Nguyên
  • Lục Văn Pảo; Hoàng Tuấn Nam (2003), Hoàng Triều Ân, editor, Từ điển chữ Nôm Tày [A Dictionary of (chữ) Nôm Tày]‎[7] (in Vietnamese), Hanoi: Nhà xuất bản Khoa học Xã hội

Turkish edit

Etymology edit

From Ottoman Turkishنام(nam), from Persianنام(nâm).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

nam (definite accusative namı, plural namlar)

  1. reputation
  2. name

Vietnamese edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (south). Compare also nôm/Nôm and nồm (as in gió nồm (south(east) wind)).

Alternative forms edit

  • (South Central Vietnam) nôm

Noun edit

nam

  1. south
Coordinate terms edit
tây bắc bắc đông bắc
tây   đông
tây nam nam đông nam


Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Noun edit

nam

  1. (collective) boys and men
    Antonym: nữ

Adjective edit

nam

  1. (of people) male
    Synonym: trai
    Antonyms: nữ, gái

Prefix edit

nam

  1. male; -o
    nam thanh niên
    a young man
Usage notes edit
  • As a prefix, not as frequently used as nữ (female).

Derived terms edit

See also edit

Anagrams edit

Volapük edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin manus (hand).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

nam (nominative plural nams)

  1. hand

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Waigali edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Nuristani *nā́ma, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hnā́ma.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

nam

  1. name