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DanishEdit

PrefixEdit

sam-

  1. co-, con-

Derived termsEdit



FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the adjective samur.

PrefixEdit

sam-

  1. co-, fellow, collective
  2. homo-

Derived termsEdit



IcelandicEdit

Old EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *sēmi- (half), from Proto-Indo-European *sēmi- (half). Cognate with Old Saxon sām-, Old High German sāmi-. Compare semi-.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

sām-

  1. half-
    sāmlocen (half-closed)
    sāmblind (half-blind, part-blind)
    sāmhāl (unhealthy, unwell)
DescendantsEdit
  • Middle English: sam-
    • English: sam (adj)

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *samaz (together), from Proto-Indo-European *somHós (same), Proto-Indo-European *sem- (one, together). Compare Old English samen (together), Old English same (manner, similitude)

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

sam-

  1. Denoting union, combination or agreement; together, con-
    samheort (unanimous, "same-hearted")

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SwedishEdit