DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch wamme, wam (belly; stomach), from Old Dutch wamba (belly; body), ultimately from Proto-Germanic *wambō (belly, stomach, abdomen), from Proto-Indo-European *wamp- (membrane (of bowels), intestines, womb). Related to Dutch wambuis (gambeson), from wamb (belly) + buis (jacket, cover). Cognate to English womb, Scots wam, wame (womb), German Wamme, Wampe (paunch, belly), Danish vom (belly, paunch, rumen), Swedish våmb (belly, stomach, rumen), Norwegian vomb (belly), Icelandic vömb (belly, abdomen, stomach).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʋɑm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: wam
  • Rhymes: -ɑm

NounEdit

wam m or f (plural wammen, diminutive wammetje n)

  1. (archaic) a belly
  2. (archaic) a stomach
  3. a beef dewlap
  4. a fish belly cut open

SynonymsEdit


GanglauEdit

NounEdit

wam

  1. arm

Further readingEdit


Lower SorbianEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

wam

  1. dative of wy

Middle EnglishEdit

PronounEdit

wam

  1. Alternative form of whom (who, whom, accusative)

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

wam

  1. dative of wy

SaepEdit

NounEdit

wam

  1. arm

Further readingEdit


YámanaEdit

NounEdit

wam

  1. louse