kim

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See also: Kim, kìm, and kiṃ

Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Turkic *kem (who).[1] Cognate with Turkish kim, Old Turkic 𐰚𐰢(kem, who), etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kim]
  • (file)

Pronoun[edit]

kim

  1. who

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*kem, *Ka-”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Turkic *kem (who).

Pronoun[edit]

kim

  1. who, whom

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kiːm/, [kʰiːˀm]

Noun[edit]

kim c, n (singular definite kimen or kimet, plural indefinite kim, plural definite kimene)

  1. germ
  2. seeds pl

Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kim f (plural kimmen, diminutive kimmetje n)

  1. horizon

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Livonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kümmen. Akin to Finnish kymmenen.

Numeral[edit]

kim

  1. (cardinal) ten

Usage notes[edit]

In names of tens kim takes on the form kimdõ – declension type 118 – sieldõ. In vīžkimdõ both compound components are declineable, e.g., in genitive vīdkimdõ.

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

kim

  1. instrumental of chto
  2. locative of chto

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kim

  1. instrumental of kto
  2. locative of kto

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From German Kümmel, from Latin cuminum, from Ancient Greek κύμινον (kúminon).

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kȉm m (Cyrillic spelling ки̏м)

  1. caraway (Persian cumin)
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

kȋm (Cyrillic spelling ки̑м)

  1. (with) whom (instrumental)
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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish كم(kim, who), from Proto-Turkic *kem (who). Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰚𐰢(kem, who), Karakhanid كِمْ(kim, who).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kim

  1. who

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative kim
Definite accusative kimi
Singular Plural
Nominative kim kimler
Definite accusative kimi kimleri
Dative kime kimlere
Locative kimde kimlerde
Ablative kimden kimlerden
Genitive kimin kimlerin

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“metal; gold”).

Noun[edit]

kim

  1. (rare, only in compounds) metal
  2. Metal, one of the Wu Xing
    Thổ sinh kim. Kim sinh thuỷ.
    Hoả khắc kim. Kim khắc mộc.
    Earth bears Metal. Metal enriches Water.
    Fire melts Metal. Metal chops Wood.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *kiːm. Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“needle”; SV: châm).

Noun[edit]

(classifier cây) kim

  1. a needle
  2. (of a clock/watch) a hand
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Volapük[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kim

  1. who (nominative)

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White Hmong[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kim

  1. expensive

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Verb[edit]

kim

  1. to kneel on one knee