See also Dame

English[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Via Middle English and Old French from Latin domina

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Singular
Dame

Plural
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  1. (British) the equivalent title to Sir for a female knight
    Dame Edith Sitwell
  2. (informal, South Pacific) Slightly derogatory way of referring to a woman.
    There ain't nothin' like a dame!
  3. (archaic) Lady, woman.

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Danish[edit | edit source]

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

  • IPA: /daːmə/, [ˈd̥æːm̩]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Dame c. (singular definite Damen, plural indefinite Damer)

  1. lady
  2. woman
  3. queen Template:Card games

Inflection[edit | edit source]


Dutch[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

dame f.

  1. lady
  2. Template:Chess queen.

French[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Latin domina

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Dame f. (plural Dames)

  1. A lady
  2. A polite form of address for a woman.
  3. Template:Chess queen
  4. Template:Card games queen

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Italian[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

dame f.

  1. Plural form of dama.

Japanese[edit | edit source]

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Noun[edit | edit source]

Dame (hiragana だめ)

  1. 駄目: no good; useless; hopeless

Norwegian[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Template:No-noun-c

  1. lady, woman
  2. (card games) queen

Old French[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Latin domina.

Noun[edit | edit source]

Template:Fro-noun-f

  1. lady; woman

Usage notes[edit | edit source]

  • unlike modern French, fam usually refers to a wife, while dame refers to a woman

Descendants[edit | edit source]


Spanish[edit | edit source]

Verb[edit | edit source]

Dame (infinitive dar)

  1. Template:Es-compound of: give me!

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