See also: VOM and vòm

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of vomit.

NounEdit

vom (uncountable)

  1. (informal) vomit

VerbEdit

vom (third-person singular simple present voms, present participle vomming, simple past and past participle vommed)

  1. (informal) vomit
    • 1998, Robert McLiam Wilson, Ripley Bogle (page 185)
      Bogle the diplomat tried to hide the sound of his gagging as he vommed the night away.
    • 2010, Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, Rhino What You Did Last Summer
      Then the waft of puke and stale bourbon reaches my nostrils and I get that shorp[sic] taste in my mouth that you get when you know you're going to vom.

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AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vomō. Compare Romanian voame, vom.

VerbEdit

vom (third-person singular present indicative voami/voame, past participle vumutã)

  1. I vomit.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vǫmb.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vom c (singular definite vommen, plural indefinite vomme)

  1. belly
  2. paunch

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

ContractionEdit

vom (+ adjective ending with -em + masculine or neuter noun)

  1. from the, of the; about the (contraction of von + dem)

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vǫmb,[3] from Proto-Germanic *wambō (belly; womb). Cognates include English womb.

NounEdit

vom f (definite singular vomma, indefinite plural vommer, definite plural vommene)

  1. (anatomy, in ruminants) rumen
  2. (anatomy, in other animals) stomach
  3. (anatomy, colloquial, sometimes derogatory) a paunch, big belly

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ivar Aasen (1850), “Vaamb”, in Ordbog over det norske Folkesprog, Oslo: Samlaget, published 2000
  2. ^ Ivar Aasen (1850), “Vomb”, in Ordbog over det norske Folkesprog, Oslo: Samlaget, published 2000
  3. ^ “vom” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

(noi) vom (modal auxiliary, first-person plural form of vrea, used with infinitives to form future indicative tenses)

  1. (we) will
    Vom lua prânzul la ora douăsprezece.
    We will have lunch at 12 o'clock.

VolapükEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English woman (woman (truncated) > wom > vom)

NounEdit

vom (nominative plural voms)

  1. woman (adult female human)

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