nem

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See also: 'nem, ném, ñem, nêm, -nem, and ņem

Chinook Jargon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English name.

Noun[edit]

nem

  1. name
    • Nika nem Ling Fu.
      • My name is Ling Fu.

Danish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nem

  1. easy

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

nem m (plural nems)

  1. A type of Vietnamese spring roll.

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Article[edit]

nem

  1. (colloquial) Contraction of einem (a, an).

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from Proto-Finno-Ugric *ne (no, not).

Interjection[edit]

nem!

  1. no, not

Adverb[edit]

nem

  1. no, not
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Of unknown origin.

Noun[edit]

nem (plural nemek)

  1. sex, gender
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Javanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened form of enem, from Old Javanese enem, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ənəm, from Proto-Austronesian *ənəm.

Alternative forms[edit]

Numeral[edit]

nem

  1. (cardinal) six

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

nem

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

nem

  1. rafsi of cnemu.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *nemos, from Proto-Indo-European *nébʰos.

Noun[edit]

nem n

  1. heaven
  2. sky
  3. radiance

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese nen, from Latin nec (nor; and not).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

nem (not comparable)

  1. not even (introduces an emphatic negation)
    Nem eu sabia disso.
    Not even I knew this.
  2. do not even (introduces an emphatic negative command)
    Nem pense em fazer isso.
    Don’t even think about doing this.

Adverb[edit]

nem … nem (not comparable)

  1. neithernor
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 138:
      Nem Harry nem Hermione responderam; não carecia.
      Neither Harry nor Hermione did respond; they didn't need to.
    Nem gosto nem desgosto.
    I neither like it nor dislike it.

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Conjunction[edit]

nem

  1. nor; and not
    Não sei, nem quero saber.
    I don’t know, and I don’t want to know.
  2. nor (introduces a further negative statement)
    Devemos aguentar sem água nem comida.
    We must endure without water nor food.

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *němъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nȇm (definite nȇmī, Cyrillic spelling не̑м)

  1. mute, dumb
  2. silent, soundless (movie)

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *němъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ném (not comparable)

  1. mute

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English name.

Noun[edit]

nem

  1. name
    Wanem nem bilong yu? (What is your name?)
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 2:11 (translation here):
      Nem bilong namba wan wara em Pison na em i go raunim kantri Havila.


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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian نم (nam).

Noun[edit]

nem

  1. moisture
  2. humidity

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Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /nɛm˧˧/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /nɛm˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /nɛm˧˥/

Noun[edit]

nem

  1. spring roll

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

nem (plural nems)

  1. name

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