See also Ham, and hám

English[edit | edit source]

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Etymology 1[edit | edit source]

c. 1637, Middle English hamme, from Old English hamm 'bend of the knee', from Proto-Germanic *xanmō (cf. Dutch ham, German dialect Hamme), from pre-Germanic *konɘmā, from Proto-Indo-European *knāmā 'shin' (cf. Middle Irish [[cnáim#Template:Mga|cnáim]] 'bone', Ancient Greek knḗmé 'shinbone'). Compare gammon.

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Singular
Ham

Plural
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  1. (anatomy) The region back of the knee joint; the popliteal space; the hock.
  2. (countable) The thigh and buttock of any animal slaughtered for meat.
  3. (uncountable) The thigh of a hog cured for food.
  4. The back of the thigh.
  5. An actor with an especially showy or exaggerated style.
  6. A person whose hobby is ham radio.
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Etymology 2[edit | edit source]

Old English hām.

Noun[edit | edit source]

Singular
Ham

Plural
-

Ham (-)

  1. (obsolete) Template:Archaic spelling of

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Etymology 3[edit | edit source]

Verb[edit | edit source]

Infinitive
to Ham

Third person singular
hams

Simple past
hammed

Past participle
-

Present participle
hamming

to Ham (third-person singular simple present hams, present participle hamming, simple past and past participle hammed)

  1. To overact; to act with exaggerated emotions.
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Catalan[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Latin hamus.

Noun[edit | edit source]

Ham

  1. fishing hook

Danish[edit | edit source]

Etymology 1[edit | edit source]

From Old Norse hamr.

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

  • IPA: /ham/, [hɑmˀ]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Ham c. (singular definite hammen, plural indefinite hamme)

  1. slough, skin
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Inflection[edit | edit source]

Etymology 2[edit | edit source]

See han.

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

  • IPA: /ham/, [hɑm]

Pronoun[edit | edit source]

Ham

  1. Template:Personal accusative and dative singular of han

Dutch[edit | edit source]

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Ham f. (plural hammen, diminutive hammetje, diminutive plural hammetjes)

  1. ham

Irish[edit | edit source]

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

  • IPA: [haːmˠ] or [hamˠ]

Noun form[edit | edit source]

Ham m.

  1. Mutated form of am.

Middle French[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Template:Frm-noun

  1. village

Norwegian[edit | edit source]

Pronoun[edit | edit source]

Ham

  1. him

Old English[edit | edit source]

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Etymology 1[edit | edit source]

From Proto-Germanic *xamō-. Cognate with Middle Dutch [[hamme#Template:Dum|hamme]] (Dutch ham), Old High German hamma (dialectal German Hamm), Old Norse hǫm.

Noun[edit | edit source]

Template:Ang-noun

  1. (anatomy) ham, inner knee
    Monegum men gescrincaþ his fet to his homme: with many men the feet shrink up to the knee. (Leechbook)
Descendants[edit | edit source]

Etymology 2[edit | edit source]

From Proto-Germanic *xamma-. Cognate with Old Frisian [[ham#Template:Ofs|ham]], Middle Low German [[hamme#Template:Gml|hamme]] (Low German [[hamm#basso sassone|hamm]]).

Noun[edit | edit source]

Template:Ang-noun

  1. enclosure, especially an enclosed pasture or dwelling

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Etymology 3[edit | edit source]

From Proto-Germanic *xaima-, from Proto-Indo-European *kōim- (village). Cognate with Old Frisian [[ham#Template:Ofs|hām]], Old Saxon hēm (Dutch heem), Old High German heim (German Heim), Old Norse heimr (Swedish hem), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐌼𐍃. The IE root is also the source of Greek [[κωμη#Template:El|κωμη]], Old Irish [[cóim#Template:Sga|cóim]], Lithuanian šeimà, Russian [[семья#Template:Ru|семья]].

Noun[edit | edit source]

Template:Ang-noun

  1. home, house; property, estate
    Hælend com to Lazares ham: the Saviour came to the home of Lazarus.
Descendants[edit | edit source]
  • Standard English home
  • Northumbrian and Scots hame

Rohingya[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Ham [[Category:Template:Rhg nouns|Ham]]

  1. work

Turkish[edit | edit source]

Adjective[edit | edit source]

Ham

  1. raw

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