DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /raːm/
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  • Hyphenation: raam
  • Rhymes: -aːm

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch rame. Cognate with Middle Low German rāme, Old High German rama (German Rahmen). Origin uncertain, but perhaps related with English rim, Saterland Frisian Rim.

NounEdit

raam n or f or m (plural ramen, diminutive raampje n)

  1. window
    Synonym: venster
  2. frame, framework, context
    Synonyms: kader, verband
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: raam

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

raam m (plural ramen, diminutive raampje n)

  1. estimate
  2. run, as preparation (notably for a jump)

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

raam

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ramen
  2. imperative of ramen

AnagramsEdit


EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German rame, ramen, or possibly Swedish ram.

NounEdit

raam (genitive raami, partitive raami)

  1. frame

DeclensionEdit