hom

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See also: Hom, hôm, hǫm, hợm, and hom.

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch hem.

Pronoun[edit]

hom (subject hy, possessive sy)

  1. third-person singular object pronoun
    1. him (referring to a male person)
      Ek sien hom nie.
      I can’t see him.
    2. it (referring to a non-personal noun)
      Sy het my die boek gegee, maar ek het hom nog nie gelees nie.
      She gave me the book, but I haven’t read it yet.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Catalan hom, reduced form of home (man) used as a pronoun, from Latin homō (man). Its pronominal use is of Germanic origin. Compare Old English man (one, they, people), reduced form of Old English mann (man, person); French on; German man (one, they, people); Dutch men (one, they, people).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hom

  1. one, people, someone (an unspecified individual: indefinite personal pronoun).

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

hom f (plural hommen, diminutive hommetje n)

  1. (Netherlands) milt (fish semen)

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English hām, from Proto-Germanic *haimaz (home, house, village), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱóymos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hom (plural homes or heomen)

  1. home, residence, dwelling
  2. house, housing
  3. accomodation, rest
  4. (figuratively) seat, headquarters, centre
  5. (rare) village, town
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Adverb[edit]

hom

  1. home, homeward

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: home
  • Northumbrian: hyem
  • Scots: hame
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hom

  1. Alternative form of hem (them)

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

hom (plural homes)

  1. Alternative form of hamme (enclosure, meadow)

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hom

  1. Alternative form of whom (whom)

Mòcheno[edit]

Verb[edit]

hom

  1. to have

References[edit]

  • “hom” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin homō.

Noun[edit]

hom m

  1. nominative singular of home

Descendants[edit]

  • French: on

Zuni[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hom

  1. First person singular possessive (medial position)
    my
  2. First person singular object
    me

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