See also: skäm

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Danish skam, from Old Norse skǫmm, from Proto-Germanic *skamō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European. Compare Norwegian and Swedish skam, Icelandic skömm, German Scham, English shame, Dutch schaamte.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skam/, [sɡ̊ɑmˀ]

NounEdit

skam c (singular definite skammen, not used in plural form)

  1. shame
  2. disgrace, dishonor, dishonour
  3. pity (something regrettable)

Etymology 2Edit

From the noun.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

skam

  1. really, you know

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

skam

  1. imperative of skamme

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse skǫmm, from Proto-Germanic *skamō.

NounEdit

skam m or f (definite singular skamma or skammen)

  1. shame, disgrace
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

skam

  1. imperative of skamme

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skǫmm, from Proto-Germanic *skamō.

NounEdit

skam f (definite singular skamma)

  1. shame, disgrace

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish skam, From Old Norse skǫmm, from Proto-Germanic *skamō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skam/
  • (file)

NounEdit

skam c

  1. shame; something to deeply regret
  2. shame; feeling caused by awareness of exposure of circumstances of unworthiness or of improper or indecent conduct.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of skam 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative skam skammen
Genitive skams skammens

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