fem

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See also: femme, FEM, fém, and fem.

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of feminine

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fem (plural fems)

  1. (colloquial, pejorative) An effeminate or homosexual man.
  2. (LGBT slang) The more feminine member of a lesbian relationship.
    Synonyms: femme
    Antonyms: butch

Adjective[edit]

fem (comparative more fem, superlative most fem)

  1. (colloquial) feminine, effeminate
    Antonyms: masc

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin fimum.

Noun[edit]

fem m (plural fems)

  1. dung

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

fem

  1. first-person plural present indicative form of fer
  2. first-person plural present subjunctive form of fer
  3. first-person plural imperative form of fer

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fimm, from Proto-Germanic *fimf, from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe (five).

Numeral[edit]

fem

  1. (cardinal) five

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Elfdalian[edit]

Elfdalian cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : fem

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fimm, from Proto-Germanic *fimf. Cognate with Swedish fem.

Numeral[edit]

fem

  1. five

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

fem

  1. rafsi of femti.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : fem
    Ordinal : femte

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fimm (five), from Proto-Germanic *fimf, ultimately from from *pémpe, variant of Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe.

Numeral[edit]

fem

  1. (cardinal) five

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fimm (five)

Numeral[edit]

fem

  1. (cardinal) five

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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun) fim
  • (Puter, Vallader) füm

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fūmus.

Noun[edit]

fem m

  1. (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) smoke

Swedish[edit]

Swedish cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : fem
    Ordinal : femte

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fimm (five), from Proto-Germanic *fimf, ultimately from from *pémpe, variant of Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

fem

  1. (cardinal) five

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Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English fermentation.

Noun[edit]

fem (plural fems)

  1. fermentation

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