gumi

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡumi/
  • Hyphenation: gu‧mi

Noun[edit]

gumi (plural gumik)

  1. tyre, tire
  2. rubber (US), condom
  3. eraser, rubber (GB)

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gumi (poetic: a man) from the Proto-Germanic *gumô, originally from the Proto-Indo-European *dʰǵʰm̥mō. Germanic cognates include Old Saxon gumo, Old High German gumo, Norwegian gume, Gothic 𐌲𐌿𐌼𐌰. The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin homo, Baltic *žmo- (Lithuanian žmōgùs).

Noun[edit]

gumi m (genitive singular guma, nominative plural gumar or gumnar)

  1. (poetic, in prose) a man
    • Nú er sumar by Steingrímur Thorsteinsson
      Nú er sumar,
      gleðjist gumar,
      gaman er í dag.
      Brosi veröld víða,
      veðurlagsins blíða.
      Eykur yndishag. Eykur yndishag.

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Proto-Germanic *gumô, originally from the Proto-Indo-European *dʰǵʰm̥mō. Germanic cognates include Old Saxon gumo, Old High German gumo Norwegian gume, Gothic 𐌲𐌿𐌼𐌰. The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin homo, Baltic *žmo- (Lithuanian žmōgùs).

Noun[edit]

gumi m (genitive guma, plural gumar or gumnar)

  1. (poetic, in prose) a man

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  • Rarely appears in prose for alliteration:
    Guðs hús ok guma

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Gummi.

Noun[edit]

gumi

  1. rubber
  2. condom

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