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See also lăm, and l-am

English

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
lam

Plural
-

lam (-)
  1. Used in the expression on the lam to mean that a person is fleeing law enforcement, possibly in hiding.
  2. The twenty-third letter of the Arabic alphabet, . It is preceded by ك and followed by م.

Danish

Adjective

lam

  1. lame

Noun

lam

  1. lamb

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

lam n. (plural lammeren, diminutive lammetje, plural diminutive lammetjes)

  1. young of a goat or sheep

Adjective

lam (lamme)

  1. unable to move, paralyzed
  2. (informal) very drunk

Old English

Etymology

West Germanic *laima

Noun

lām m.

  1. loam

Old High German

Etymology

Common Proto-Germanic *lamaz, whence also Old English lama, Old Norse lami

Adjective

lam

  1. lame

Swedish

Adjective

Inflections of
lam
Absolute Comparative Superlative
Attributive Predicative
Indefinite
singular
Common lam lamare lamast
Neuter lamt
Definite
singular
Masc. lame lamaste
All lama lamaste
Plural lama lamaste

lam

  1. A person who is, by medical reasons, unable to move any limbs; lame
  2. Inefficient, imperfect, almost ridiculously so.
    Example:
    • Det var ett lamt försök. Gör ditt bästa istället!<=> That was a lame attempt. Do your best instead!

See also


Volapük

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lam lams
Accusative lami lamis
Genitive lama lamas
Dative lame lames

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:de language|Template:lang:de]][[Category:vo:Template:lang:de derivations]] Arm and English arm

Noun

lam

  1. arm
  2. blade
  3. sharp blade

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