cem

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See also: CEM, Cem, cèm, čem, çem, Çem, and -çëm

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortening.

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Noun[edit]

cem (plural cems)

  1. (UK, Australia, colloquial) cemetery
    I'm planning a trip to the cem next week to gather some genealogical information.

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Northern Kurdish[edit]

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Preposition[edit]

cem

  1. next to

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese numbers (edit)
1,000
 ←  90  ←  99 100 200  →  1,000  → 
10
    Cardinal: (alone or followed by a noun or higher numeral) cem, (followed by a lower numeral) cento
    Ordinal: centésimo
    Ordinal abbreviation: 100.º
    Multiplier: cêntuplo
    Fractional: centésimo, cem avos

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cen, from cento, from Latin centum, from Proto-Italic *kentom, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱm̥tóm.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Adjective[edit]

cem m or f

  1. one hundred (100)
    Vieram cem pessoas.
    One hundred people came.

Noun[edit]

cem m (invariable)

  1. a value of one hundred
    Tirei um cem na prova.
    I got a [score of] one hundred on the test.
  2. (uncommon) a figure representing one hundred (such as 100 or C)
    Está vendo aquele cem?
    Are you seeing that 100?

Usage notes[edit]

  • cem is used when standing alone as a numeral:
    de um até cemfrom one to one hundred
  • cem is used when followed by a noun:
    cem pessoasone hundred people
  • cem is used when followed by a higher numeral:
    cem milone hundred thousand
    cem milhõesone hundred million
  • cento is used when followed by a lower numeral:
    cento e duas pessoasone hundred and two people
  • cento is used as a noun referring to 100 units of something:
    dois centos de maçãstwo hundred apples (literally, “two hundred units of apples”)

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Volapük[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cem (nominative plural cems)

  1. room

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