Turkish pronunciation stämp
Synonyms postage stamp
Etymology [ stamp; vt2a & vi2 are a ] (verb.) 13th century. From Middle English stampen (“to pound, crush”), from assumed Old English *stampian, variant of Old English stempan (“to crush, pound, pound in mortar, stamp”), from Proto-Germanic *stampianan, *stampōjanan (“to trample, beat”), from Proto-Indo-European *stemb- (“to trample down”). Cognate with Dutch stampen (“to stamp, pitch”), German stampfen (“to stamp”), Danish stampe (“to stamp”), Swedish stampa (“to stomp”). See also stomp.