elem

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See also: -elem, élem, and elém

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in 1808. Shortened from Hungarian archaic elementum, from Latin elementum.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈɛlɛm]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: elem
  • Rhymes: -ɛm

Noun[edit]

elem (plural elemek)

  1. battery (a device that produces electricity)
  2. (chemistry) chemical element
  3. element, component

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative elem elemek
accusative elemet elemeket
dative elemnek elemeknek
instrumental elemmel elemekkel
causal-final elemért elemekért
translative elemmé elemekké
terminative elemig elemekig
essive-formal elemként elemekként
essive-modal
inessive elemben elemekben
superessive elemen elemeken
adessive elemnél elemeknél
illative elembe elemekbe
sublative elemre elemekre
allative elemhez elemekhez
elative elemből elemekből
delative elemről elemekről
ablative elemtől elemektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
elemé elemeké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
eleméi elemekéi
Possessive forms of elem
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. elemem elemeim
2nd person sing. elemed elemeid
3rd person sing. eleme elemei
1st person plural elemünk elemeink
2nd person plural elemetek elemeitek
3rd person plural elemük elemeik

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Compound words
Expressions

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • elem in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
  • elem in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress)

Middle Welsh[edit]

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Verb[edit]

elem

  1. first-person plural imperfect subjunctive of mynet

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

elem

  1. (literary) first-person plural imperfect subjunctive of mynd