nim

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English nimen (to take), from Old English niman (to take), from Proto-Germanic *nemaną (to take), from Proto-Indo-European *neme- (to give or take one's due). Cognate with West Frisian nimme (to take), Low German nehmen (to take), Dutch nemen (to take), German nehmen (to take), Danish nemme (to learn, grasp). Related to numb, nimble.

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nim (third-person singular simple present nims, present participle nimming, simple past nimmed or nam, past participle nimmed or nomen or num or numb)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To take (in all senses); to seize.
  2. (obsolete, intransitive) To take one's way; to go.
  3. (archaic, slang, transitive) To filch, steal.
    • 1663, Hudibras, by Samuel Butler, part 1, canto 1
      They'll question Mars, and, by his look, \ Detect who 'twas that nimm'd a cloak;
  4. (intransitive, UK dialectal) To walk with short, quick strides; trip along.

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nim (uncountable)

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  1. A game in which players take turns removing objects from heaps.

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Gothic[edit]

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nim

  1. Romanization of 𐌽𐌹𐌼

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Rafsi[edit]

nim

  1. rafsi of ninmu.

Lower Sorbian[edit]

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nim (only after a preposition)

  1. instrumental of wón
  2. instrumental of wóno
  3. dative of wóni

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  • (dative of wóni): jim

Polish[edit]

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nim

  1. Instrumental singular form of on
  2. Locative singular form of on
  3. Instrumental singular form of ono
  4. Locative singular form of ono

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nim

  1. before

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  • nim” in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Volapük[edit]

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Borrowing from English animal (which ultimalely derives from Latin animal)

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nim (plural nims)

  1. animal (Animalia)

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