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Webster 1913 Edition


Dom

Dom

(dŏm)
,
Noun.
[Pg. See
Don
.]
1.
A title anciently given to the pope, and later to other church dignitaries and to some monastic orders. See
Don
, and
Dan
.
2.
In Portugal and Brazil, the title given to a member of the higher classes.

Webster 1828 Edition


Dom

DOM

, used as a termination, denotes jurisdiction, or property and jurisdiction; primarily, doom, judgment; as in kingdom, earldom. Hence it is used to denote state, condition or quality, as in wisdom, freedom.

Definition 2022


Dom

Dom

See also: Appendix:Variations of "dom"

English

Proper noun

Dom

  1. A male given name, a form of Dominic.

Etymology 2

Related to Rom and Lom.

Proper noun

Dom

  1. An Indo-Aryan ethnic group.

Anagrams


German

Etymology

From French dôme, from Italian duomo, from Latin domus (ecclesiae) (house of the church), a calque of Ancient Greek οἶκος τῆς ἐκκλησίας (oîkos tês ekklēsías)[1]

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /doːm/
  • Rhymes: -oːm

Noun

Dom m (genitive Doms or Domes, plural Dome)

  1. cathedral

Declension

Related terms

References

  1. Dom, Duden.

Saterland Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian dom, dam, from Proto-Germanic *dammaz. More at dam.

Noun

Dom m

  1. dam

dom

dom

See also: Dom, DOM, dóm, dòm, dom., dom-, -dom, and Appendix:Variations of "dom"

Translingual

Symbol

dom

  1. (mathematics) domain

English

Noun

dom (plural doms)

  1. A dominator (in sadomasochistic sexual practices), especially a male one.
Synonyms
  • (dominator): domme (female)

Verb

dom (third-person singular simple present doms, present participle domming, simple past and past participle dommed)

  1. (slang, online gaming or BDSM) to dominate
    • 2006, Bitch: feminist response to pop culture (issues 31-34)
      Nola is actually "Nurse Nola," a dominatrix who specializes in medical role playing. [] "After that," she continues, "I started domming, which I did for a long time, but have never liked much.

See also

Etymology 2

Noun

dom (plural doms)

  1. A title anciently given to the pope, and later to other church dignitaries and some monastic orders.

Etymology 3

Borrowing from Portuguese dom.

Noun

dom (plural doms or dons)

  1. A title formerly borne by member of the high nobility of Portugal and Brazil

Anagrams


Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse dómr (judgement), from Proto-Germanic *dōmaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰóh₁mos.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɔm/, [d̥ʌmˀ]

Noun

dom c (singular definite dommen, plural indefinite domme)

  1. sentence
  2. conviction
  3. judgement
  4. verdict
  5. (logic) proposition
  6. decision
  7. damnation, doom

Inflection

Related terms


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɔm

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch domp, dom, from Old Dutch *dumb, from Proto-Germanic *dumbaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeubʰ-. Compare Low German dumm, domm, German dumm, West Frisian dom, English dumb, Danish dum.

Adjective

dom (comparative dommer, superlative domst)

  1. dumb, brainless
  2. stupid, silly
Inflection
Inflection of dom
uninflected dom
inflected domme
comparative dommer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial dom dommer het domst
het domste
indefinite m./f. sing. domme dommere domste
n. sing. dom dommer domste
plural domme dommere domste
definite domme dommere domste
partitive doms dommers
Synonyms
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Latin domus (house, building), from Proto-Indo-European *dṓm, from root Proto-Indo-European *dem- (to build).

Noun

dom m (plural dommen, diminutive dommetje n) (only domkerken,domkerkje)

  1. domkerk, either an Episcopal cathedral or another major church (often a basilica) which has been granted this high rank
Derived terms
  • domheer
  • domkapittel
  • domproost
  • domschool

Etymology 3

From Latin dominus (master), from Latin domus (house, building), from Proto-Indo-European *dṓm, from root Proto-Indo-European *dem- (to build).

Noun

dom m (plural dommen, diminutive dommetje n)

  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 4

Noun

dom m (plural dommen, diminutive dommetje n)

  1. Archaic form of duim (thumb, pivot)
Derived terms

References

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

French

Etymology

Borrowing from Italian don or older dom, from Latin dominus (master). Cognate with English don.

Noun

dom m (plural doms)

  1. title of respect given to certain monks and other religious figures

Gothic

Romanization

dōm

  1. Romanization of 𐌳𐍉𐌼

Irish

Etymology 1

From Old Irish dom.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /d̪ˠɔmˠ/, (unstressed) /d̪ˠəmˠ/
  • (Cois Fharraige) IPA(key): /d̪ˠʊmˠ/

Alternative forms

Pronoun

dom (emphatic domsa)

  1. first-person singular of do (to/for me)

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /d̪ˠɔmˠ/

Alternative forms

  • am
  • dom’

Contraction

dom (triggers lenition)

  1. (Munster) Contraction of do mo (to my, for my).
    Thugas an féirín dom mháthair.
    I gave the present to my mother.
Related terms

Italian

Noun

dom m (invariable)

  1. dominant, top (dominating BDSM partner)

See also


Lower Sorbian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *domъ, from Proto-Indo-European *dṓm.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɔm/

Noun

dom m (diminutive domk)

  1. house

Declension


Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse dómr (judgement), from Proto-Germanic *dōmaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰóh₁mos.

Noun

dom m (definite singular dommen, indefinite plural dommer, definite plural dommene)

  1. judgement

Related terms


Old English

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *dōmaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰóh₁mos. Cognate with Old Frisian dōm, Old Saxon dōm, Old High German tuom, Old Norse dómr, Gothic 𐌳𐍉𐌼𐍃 (doms). 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).

Noun

dōm m

  1. law, statute
  2. judgement
Declension
Related terms
Descendants

Etymology 2

From Proto-Germanic *dōmi, first-person singular of *dōną (to do).

Verb

dōm

  1. first-person singular present indicative of dōn

Old French

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin de + unde

Pronoun

dom

  1. of whom; of which

Descendants


Old Irish

Etymology 1

do (to, for) + (me)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dom/

Pronoun

dom

  1. first-person singular of do: to/for me
Descendants

Etymology 2

From Proto-Indo-European *dṓm, from the root *dem- (to build).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /doṽ/

Noun

dom ?

  1. home
  2. house
Inflection
Unknown gender u-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Synonyms
Derived terms
  • dom liacc (stone house, stone church)
Descendants
  • Scottish Gaelic: domh

Polish

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *domъ, from Proto-Indo-European *dṓm, from root Proto-Indo-European *dem- (to build).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /d̪ɔm/

Noun

dom m inan

  1. home
    Idę do domu. – I'm going home.

Noun

dom m (diminutive domek)

  1. house (building)

Declension

Derived terms

  • Nouns
  • domek (diminution)
  • domownik
  • domator
  • domorosły
  • domokrążca
  • Adjectives

Portuguese

Alternative forms

  • (obsolete, abbreviation)

Etymology

From Old Portuguese don, from Latin donum.

Pronunciation

Noun

dom m (plural dons)

  1. gift
  2. talent

Romanian

Etymology

From French dôme.

Noun

dom n (plural domuri)

  1. dome

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *domъ, from Proto-Indo-European *dṓm, from root Proto-Indo-European *dem- (to build).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dôːm/

Noun

dȏm m (Cyrillic spelling до̑м)

  1. home, house

Declension

See also


Slovak

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *domъ, from Proto-Indo-European *dṓm, from root Proto-Indo-European *dem- (to build).

Noun

dom m

  1. house

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *domъ, from Proto-Indo-European *dṓm, from root Proto-Indo-European *dem- (to build).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdóːm/
  • Tonal orthography: dọ̑m

Noun

dóm m inan (genitive dóma, nominative plural domôvi or dómi)

  1. home (house or structure in which someone lives)
  2. in phrase:
    zdravstveni dóm - health centre
    gasilski dóm - fire station
    študentski dóm - hall of residence
    dom starejših občanov - retirement home

Declension

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Swedish

Pronunciation

  • noun 1-2. IPA(key): /dum/
  • noun 3. IPA(key): /doːm/
  • pronoun IPA(key): /dɔm/

Etymology 1

From Old Norse dómr (judgement), from Proto-Germanic *dōmaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰóh₁mos.

Noun

dom c

  1. (law) conviction, judgement of court, sentence, verdict, doom
  2. doomsday, the final judgement
    domedagen
    judgement day
Declension
Inflection of dom 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative dom domen domar domarna
Genitive doms domens domars domarnas
Derived terms
Related terms

Etymology 2

From Latin domus.

Noun

dom c

  1. dome
Declension
Inflection of dom 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative dom domen domer domerna
Genitive doms domens domers domernas

Etymology 3

Pronoun

dom

  1. (colloquial) they, them
Usage notes

In informal language it can be found, that de is pronounced "dom" when reading texts aloud.

Alternative forms

  • de (nominative case)
  • di (nominative case, strongly dialectal)
  • dem (objective case)

Vietnamese

Etymology

Sino-Vietnamese word from

Pronunciation

Noun

dom

  1. anus, prolapse of the rectum


Volapük

Noun

dom (plural doms)

  1. house

Declension

Derived terms