gemen

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German gemēn. Cognate with German gemein, Dutch gemeen, Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌼𐌰𐌹𐌽𐍃 ‎(gamains) and Latin communis.

Adjective[edit]

gemen

  1. plain, simple, common, popular
    gemene man
    the man in the street, people in general
  2. mean, small-minded and petty; showing meanness in petty things
  3. (typography) small, lowercase

Declension[edit]

Inflection of gemen
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular gemen
Neuter singular gement
Plural gemena
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 gemene
All gemena
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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Noun[edit]

gemen c

  1. a lowercase letter
  2. definite plural of gem

Declension[edit]

Inflection of gemen 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gemen gemenen gemener gemenerna
Genitive gemens gemenens gemeners gemenernas

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