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Illustration for 'giving away'

Hamámt means ‘giving away’.


Hamámt sounds like ‘huh-MAMMT’‘. The first vowel is spelled a but sounds similar to the vowel in English head. The second vowel is as in English bad, mad.

Audio: Elizabeth Herrling


Hamámt is the –ing (‘progressive’) form of mámtto give away.

Elders make this type of –ing form by prefixing ha-. This is the most common pattern for words that start with m (or l, w, y).

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