gemme

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡɛmə/, [ˈɡ̊ɛmə]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse geyma, from Proto-Germanic *gaumijaną, cognate with Swedish gömma, Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌿𐌼𐌾𐌰𐌽 (gaumjan).

Verb[edit]

gemme (past tense gemte, past participle gemt)

  1. (transitive) to hide, conceal.
  2. (reflexive) to hide, conceal (oneself).
    Gem dig!
    Hide!
  3. (transitive, computing) to save (a file)
  4. to harbor
Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

gemme c (singular definite gemmen, plural indefinite gemmer)

  1. hiding place
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin gemma.

Noun[edit]

gemme c (singular definite gemmen, plural indefinite gemmer)

  1. gem
Inflection[edit]

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gemma.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒɛm/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛm

Noun[edit]

gemme f (plural gemmes)

  1. gemstone, gem

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

gemme f

  1. plural of gemma