See also: Stam and stäm

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /stæm/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

stam (third-person singular simple present stams, present participle stamming, simple past and past participle stammed)

  1. (UK, dialect, obsolete, transitive) To confound.

NounEdit

stam

  1. (UK, dialect, obsolete) Confusion.

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch stam, from Middle Dutch stam, from Old Dutch *stam, from Proto-West Germanic [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *stamniz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

stam (plural stamme)

  1. tribe

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch stam, from Old Dutch *stam, from Proto-West Germanic [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *stamniz.

NounEdit

stam m (plural stammen, diminutive stammetje n)

  1. trunk of a tree
    Synonym: boomstam
  2. (linguistics) stem
  3. tribe, clan
    Synonym: volksstam
  4. (biology, taxonomy) phylum
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: stam
  • Papiamentu: stam

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

stam

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

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse stammr.

AdjectiveEdit

stam (masculine and feminine stam, neuter stamt, definite singular and plural stamme)

  1. which stutters or stammers

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

stam m (definite singular stammen, indefinite plural stammar, definite plural stammane)

  1. European chub (Squalius cephalus)
    Synonym: årbuk

ReferencesEdit

AnagramsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish staffn, stampn, from Old Norse stafn. Cognate with Danish stavn.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

stam c

  1. trunk of a tree
  2. (linguistics) stem
  3. tribe, clan
  4. (taxonomy) phylum

DeclensionEdit

Declension of stam 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative stam stammen stammar stammarna
Genitive stams stammens stammars stammarnas

ReferencesEdit

  • stam in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)

AnagramsEdit


West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

stam c (plural stammen, diminutive stamke)

  1. trunk of a tree
  2. stem (of a plant)
  3. stem (of a word)
  4. family, genus
  5. tribe, clan

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • stam”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011