asem

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch asem (breath), asemen (to breathe).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

asem (plural asems, diminutive asempie)

  1. breath

Verb[edit]

asem (present asem, present participle asemende, past participle geasem)

  1. to breathe

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch âsem, âessem, from Old Dutch *āththem, from Proto-West Germanic *āþm, from Proto-Germanic *ēþmaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

asem m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of adem

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: asem
  • Negerhollands: aassem

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Javanese ꦲꦱꦼꦩ꧀ (asem), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qaləsəm.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈasəm]
  • Hyphenation: asêm

Adjective[edit]

asêm

  1. alternative spelling of asam

Noun[edit]

asêm (first-person possessive asemku, second-person possessive asemmu, third-person possessive asemnya)

  1. alternative spelling of asam

Kabyle[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb[edit]

asem (preterite yusem, negative preterite yusim)

  1. to be envious, jealous

Maranao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qaləsəm.

Adjective[edit]

asem

  1. sour

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.sɛm/
  • Rhymes: -asɛm
  • Syllabification: a‧sem

Noun[edit]

asem

  1. instrumental singular of as

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

asem

  1. inflection of asar:
    1. third-person plural present subjunctive
    2. third-person plural imperative