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3 letters words from 'tam'

MAT 5TAM 5

2 letters words from 'tam'

AM 4AT 2
MA 4TA 2

All 3 letters words made out of tam

tam atm tma mta amt mat

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Definitions and meaning of tam

tam

Etymology 1

Short for tam o'shanter.

Noun

tam (plural tams)

  1. Synonym of tam o'shanter, a type of cap.

Etymology 2

From the Cantonese pronunciation of

Noun

tam (plural tams)

  1. Synonym of picul, a unit of weight, particularly in Cantonese contexts.

Anagrams

  • AMT, ATM, MAT, MTA, Mat, Mat., TMA, amt, amt., atm, mat, mat.

Azerbaijani

Etymology 1

From Arabic تَامّ(tāmm).

Adverb

  1. (of a task to be completed) done; finished; complete
  2. completely, really

Etymology 2

From Arabic طَعْم(ṭaʿm).

Noun

tam (definite accusative tamı, plural tamlar)

  1. taste
    Synonym: dad
Declension

Further reading

  • “tam” in Obastan.com.

Chewong

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɑm/

Noun

tam

  1. water

References

  • Howell, S. (1984). Society and cosmos: Chewong of peninsular Malaysia. p. 128.
  • Kruspe, N. (2009). Ceq Wong vocabulary. In: Haspelmath, M. & Tadmoor, U. (eds.). World Loanword Database.

Crimean Tatar

Adjective

tam

  1. teeming, full

References

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[2], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Czech

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tam/

Adverb

tam

  1. there (in or at that place or location)
  2. there (to or into that place)

Antonyms

  • (to or into that place): zpět, zpátky

Derived terms

  • tamní
  • tamější
  • tamtudy

Further reading

  • tam in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • tam in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish

Etymology

From Old Danish tam, from Old Norse tamr, from Proto-Germanic *tamaz, from Proto-Indo-European *demh₂-.

Adjective

tam

  1. tame

Inflection

References

  • “tam” in Den Danske Ordbog

Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch *tam, from Proto-Germanic *tamaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɑm/
  • Rhymes: -ɑm

Adjective

tam (comparative tammer, superlative tamst)

  1. tame, not wild
  2. (figurative) boring, unexciting, bland

Inflection

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: tam

Anagrams

  • mat

Ido

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin tam.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tam/

Adverb

tam

  1. as (in comparison), so (followed by an adj.)

See also

  • kam (than, as, to (in comparison))

Kurdish

Etymology 1

From Arabic طَعْم(ṭaʿm).

Pronunciation

  • (Sorani) IPA(key): [taʔm]

Noun

tam ?

  1. taste
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [tʰɑːm]

Adverb

tam

  1. precisely, exactly

Etymology 3

From Old Anatolian Turkish طام(d̥am)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [tɑːm]

Noun

tam ?

  1. house, building, structure

Lashi

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tam/

Verb

tam

  1. to make something level

References

  • Hkaw Luk (2017) A grammatical sketch of Lacid[3], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis).

Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *téh₂m, accusative of *séh₂, feminine of *só. Confer with its masculine form Latin tum, as in cum-quam.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /tam/, [t̪ãˑ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /tam/, [t̪am]

Adverb

tam (not comparable)

  1. so, so much, to such an extent, to such a degree

Usage notes

Often coupled with quam

  1. Such that "tam x, quam y" = "so x, as y"

Often 'tips off' a subjunctive clause of result.

Derived terms

  • tamen
  • tamquam
  • tandem
  • tantus

Related terms

Descendants

  • French: tant
  • Italian: tanto
  • Old Portuguese: tan
  • Portuguese: tam, tão
  • Spanish: tamaño, tan

References

  • tam in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tam in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tam in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • tam in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[4], London: Macmillan and Co.

Latvian

Pronoun

tam

  1. to that; dative singular masculine form of tas

Lower Sorbian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [tam]

Adverb

tam

  1. there (in that place)

Further reading

  • tam in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • tam in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Middle English

Etymology 1

Adjective

tam

  1. Alternative form of tame (tame)

Etymology 2

Pronoun

tam

  1. (Northern, after d or t) Alternative form of þem (them)

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse tamr

Adjective

tam (neuter singular tamt, definite singular and plural tamme)

  1. tame, domesticated

Related terms

  • temme

References

  • “tam” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse tamr

Adjective

tam (neuter singular tamt, definite singular and plural tamme)

  1. tame, domesticated

Related terms

  • temja, temje

References

  • “tam” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Novial

Adverb

tam

  1. as (comparative)

Coordinate terms

  • plu
  • min

See also

  • kam

Old English

Alternative forms

  • tom

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *tamaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɑm/

Adjective

tam

  1. tame

Declension

Descendants

  • Middle English: tame, tam
    • English: tame
    • Scots: tame

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tam/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Pronoun

tam

  1. there

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun

tam f

  1. genitive plural of tama

Further reading

  • tam in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • tam in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Adverb

tam (not comparable)

  1. Obsolete spelling of tão

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Adverb

tam (Cyrillic spelling там)

  1. (Kajkavian, regional) there

Synonyms

  • tamo

Slovak

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtam/

Adverb

tam

  1. there
  2. thither

Synonyms

  • (thither): ta

Antonyms

  • (there): tu
  • (thither): sem

References

  • tam in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tám/

Adverb

tȁm

  1. there, in that place

Further reading

  • tam”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Swedish tamber, from Old Norse tamr, from Proto-Germanic *tamaz, from Proto-Indo-European *demh₂-.

Adjective

tam (comparative tamare, superlative tamast)

  1. tame (not wild), domesticated

Declension

Related terms

  • tämja

Anagrams

  • mat, mat.

Tatar

Noun

tam

  1. wall

Upper Sorbian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *tamo.

Adverb

tam

  1. there

Vietnamese

Etymology

Sino-Vietnamese word from (three).

Pronunciation

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [taːm˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [taːm˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [taːm˧˧]

Numeral

tam

  1. (Sino-Vietnamese) three
  2. third; thirdly

See also

  • (native) ba

Zazaki

Noun

tam n

  1. taste

Derived terms

  • bêtam
  • tamey
  • tamin
  • tamkar
  • tam kerden
  • tamser
  • tam kerdış

Source: wiktionary.org
  • TALUS, a slope formed by an accumulation of rock debris.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)