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Bosnian

Noun

dom (p: domovi)

Croatian

Noun

  1. home, house

Declension

Dutch

Adjective

dom (alternate form: domme, comparative: dommer, superlative domst)

Adverb

dom
  1. defn Dutch

Expression

  • zich van den domme houden, to play the fool

Noun

  1. defn Dutch

Etymology 1

from Latin domus 'house, building'
dom (has no plural or diminutive as such, only domkerken viz. domkerkje)
  1. domkerk, either an episcopal cathedral or another major church (often a basilica) which has been granted this high rank
Synonyms

Etymology 2

from Latin dominus 'master'
dom (plural doms)
  1. ecclesiastical form of address, notably for a Benedictine priest
  2. nobleman or clergyman in certain Catholic countries, notably Portugal and its colonies
See also

Etymology 3

archaic form of duim 'thumb, pivot'
Derived terms

References

Norwegian

Old English

Etymology

Cognate with Old Frisian dōm, Old Saxon dōm, Old High German tuom, Old Norse dómr, Gothic 𐌳𐍉𐌼𐍃. The Germanic source was from a stem verb originally meaning ‘to place, to set’ (a sense-development also found in Latin statutum, Ancient Greek θέμις).

Pronunciation

/doːm/

Noun

Declension

Descendants

Polish

Pronunciation

  • /dɔm/ plural

Noun

dom (plural domy, genitive sg domu)
  1. house (especially one that is small)
  2. home

Declension

Synonyms

Derived nouns

Derived adjective

Portuguese

Etymology

Latin donum

Noun

dom

Serbian

Noun

dom (p: domovi)

See also

Slovak

Noun

dom

Slovene

Noun

  1. home (house or structure in which someone lives)

Swedish

Pronunciation

  • /duːm/

Noun

dom

Derived terms

Pronunciation

/doːm/

Noun

dom

Pronunciation

/dɔm/

Personal pronoun

dom

Alternative spellings

  • de (nominative case)
  • dem (objective case)

Extensive Definition

DOM is an acronym for:
When not used as an acronym, Dom may refer to:

See also

dom in Danish: Dom
dom in German: Dom
dom in Modern Greek (1453-): Ντομ
dom in Esperanto: DOM
dom in French: DOM
dom in Italian: DOM
dom in Latin: DOM
dom in Dutch: Dom
dom in Japanese: DOM
dom in Norwegian: DOM
dom in Polish: Dom (ujednoznacznienie)
dom in Portuguese: Dom
dom in Kölsch: DOM (Watt ėßß datt?)
dom in Russian: Дом
dom in Slovak: Dom
dom in Finnish: Dom
dom in Slovenian: DOM
dom in Swedish: Dom
dom in Thai: DOM
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