þem

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See also: them

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þeim. Compare hem (them).

Pronoun[edit]

þem (nominative þei)

  1. Third-person plural accusative pronoun: them
  2. (reflexive) themselves
Descendants[edit]
  • English: them, thame
  • Scots: thaim, them
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Etymology 2[edit]

Determiner[edit]

þem

  1. (Southwest) Alternative form of þan (the, that, this)

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

þem (plural þemes)

  1. Alternative form of teme (family, tribe)

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

þem (third-person singular simple present þemeþ, present participle þemende, first-/third-person singular past indicative and past participle þemed)

  1. Alternative form of temen (to produce offspring)