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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; lit. 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).

NounEdit

wam f ‎(plural wammen, diminutive wammetje n)

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

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Lower SorbianEdit

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wam

  1. dative of wy

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wam

  1. dative of wy