quam

See also: quặm and QAM

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷeh₂m, accusative of *kʷeh₂, feminine of *kʷos, *kʷis. Confer with its masculine form Latin cum, as in num-nam, tum-tam.

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AdverbEdit

quam (not comparable)

  1. how, to what degree
  2. How much (in questions)
  3. (emphatic) how
  4. (used before superlative) as ... as possible
    Ea vēnit quam celerrime.
    She came here as quick as possible.
  5. Than, as (in comparisons)
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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • quam” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.

Etymology 2Edit

See quī ‎(relative pronoun and interrogative adjective).

PronounEdit

quam

  1. accusative singular feminine of quī

AdjectiveEdit

quam

  1. accusative singular feminine of quī

Etymology 3Edit

See quis ‎(pronoun).

PronounEdit

quam

  1. accusative singular feminine of quis
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