See also: sámán, šaman, and şaman

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Malay saman (fine, financial penalty), from English summons.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Singapore) IPA(key): /saˈman/

NounEdit

saman (plural samans)

  1. (Singapore, colloquial, informal) A fine; a monetary penalty imposed for breaking the law.
    • 2007 December 17, Jonnykato, “ERP Question”, in singaporebikes.com[1]:
      I pass thru this gantry at ecp without cashcard. why do i kena saman till $70?
    • 2011 July 12, Fredd, “I am a parking warden”, in singaporebikes.com[2]:
      Technically parking outside the lot is illegal parking, doesn't matter if you put a coupon. The patrolling wardens can't saman you but parking in washing bay and bike lots are very easy targets for residents to complain about. Because of that no escape from getting saman after a quick call to the hotline.
    • 2013 November 9, Mark, “Not just ‘saman’ kings: Kind parking warden helps old woman alight from taxi”, in stomp.sg[3]:
      Not just 'saman' kings: Kind parking warden helps old woman alight from taxi.
    • 2015 May 14, Presskit, “Kena saman nparks help please”, in forum.hardwarezone.com.sg[4]:
      I did not know that a permit was needed to set a tent. So this nparks people came and check and issued me a saman of $300!
    • 2015 August 7, Dylan Tan, “SG Quirky: The A-Z of SG50”, in Business Times (Singapore)[5]:
      “When the parking warden comes around, they shout: “Saman! Saman!” and drivers rush to their cars.”
    • 2015 September 10, Nina Syahirah, “STGCC Celebrates SG50 with Custom Munnies”, in safra.sg[6]:
      When SG50 Saman Rider is on duty, no law breaker will get away!

AnagramsEdit


AzerbaijaniEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Turkic *sāman

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

saman (definite accusative samanı, plural samanlar)

  1. straw
  2. chaff

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Persian سامان(sâmân)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

saman (definite accusative samanı, plural samanlar)

  1. wealth, riches
    Synonyms: var, dövlət, var-dövlət, sərvət, malmülk

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

saman (definite accusative samanı, plural samanlar)

  1. (Baku) relative

ReferencesEdit

  • Axundov A. A., Kazımov Q. Ş., Behbudov S. M., editors (2007), “sa:man”, in Azərbaycan dilinin dialektoloji lüğəti [Dialectological Dictionary of the Azerbaijani Language] (in Azerbaijani), Baku: Şərq-Qərb, →ISBN, page 418b
The spelling of this entry has been normalized from sa:man.

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • saman” in Obastan.com.

EsperantoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

saman

  1. accusative singular of sama

FinnishEdit

PronounEdit

saman

  1. (indefinite) Genitive singular form of sama.

IcelandicEdit

AdverbEdit

saman

  1. together

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse saman

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

saman

  1. together

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *samanai.

AdverbEdit

saman (not comparable)

  1. together
DescendantsEdit
  • Icelandic: saman
  • Faroese: saman
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: saman
  • Norwegian Bokmål: sammen
  • Old Swedish: saman
  • Danish: sammen

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

AdjectiveEdit

saman

  1. strong masculine accusative singular of samr (same)

DeterminerEdit

saman

  1. masculine accusative singular of samr (same)

ReferencesEdit

  • saman in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Tok PisinEdit

NounEdit

saman

  1. outrigger

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *sāman. cognate with Azerbaijani saman and Mogholi سامان

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

saman (definite accusative samanı, plural samanlar)

  1. hay

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative saman
Definite accusative samanı
Singular Plural
Nominative saman samanlar
Definite accusative samanı samanları
Dative samana samanlara
Locative samanda samanlarda
Ablative samandan samanlardan
Genitive samanın samanların