enim

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁enos (that), the same source of nam, (truly), Ancient Greek νή (nḗ), ναί (naí). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

enim (usually postpositive)

  1. truly, verily, really, indeed
    Id enim ferendum esse negat.
    It was truly not to be endured.
  2. yes
  3. for, because
    Caedite eos. Novit enim Dominus qui sunt eius.
    Kill them, for the Lord knows those that are His own.
  4. so

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Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

enim

  1. first-person singular possessive of en

Usage notes[edit]

  • When this word is pronounced, the stress is on the last syllable: enim. (The pronunciation with stress on the penultimate syllable, enim, means "I am [a(n)/the] width.")