lem

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See also: LEM, lem', and L.E.M.

Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • len (dialectal)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *lèud-no, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lewdʰ-(man, people)

Noun[edit]

lem m

  1. people

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Budukh[edit]

Noun[edit]

lem

  1. donkey

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Danish lim, from Old Norse limr, from Proto-Germanic *limuz(branch, limb) (compare English limb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lem n (singular definite lemmet, plural indefinite lemmer)

  1. limb
  2. penis
  3. member
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hlemmr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lem c (singular definite lemmen, plural indefinite lemme)

  1. hatch
  2. trapdoor
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Icelandic[edit]

Verb[edit]

lem (weak)

  1. first-person singular present indicative of lemja
  2. second-person singular imperative of lemja

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

lem ‎(triggers lenition)

  1. (Munster) Contraction of le mo(with my).
    Chuir sé cúl orm lem chuid oibre.
    It left me late with my work.

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

lem

  1. rafsi of le'e.

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *lēmos, *limos (compare Welsh llwyf), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁élem(mountain elm); compare Latin ulmus.

Noun[edit]

lem m

  1. elm tree
Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

lem

  1. soft, tender
  2. weak, powerless
  3. impotent (in sexual sense)
  4. foolish, worthless
Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
lem
also llem after a proclitic
lem
pronounced with /l(ʲ)-/
lem
also llem after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse limr, from Proto-Germanic *limuz(branch, limb) (compare English limb).

Noun[edit]

lem c

  1. a limb (body part)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of lem 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lem lemmen lemmar lemmarna
Genitive lems lemmens lemmars lemmarnas

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Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

lem ‎(plural lems)

  1. paralysis

Declension[edit]