mem

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See also: mem., Mem, MEM, mém, mềm, me·m, מם, and מ

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Phoenician 𐤌𐤌 (mem, water), from Proto-Semitic *maʾ- (*maʾ-/*may-).

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Noun[edit]

mem (plural mems)

  1. The thirteenth letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
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Etymology 2[edit]

Shortening.

Noun[edit]

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mem (plural mems)

  1. (computing) A memory access as part of processing.

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

mem m (plural mems)

  1. meme (unit of cultural information)

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

mem m

  1. meme

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Esperanto[edit]

Particle[edit]

mem

  1. -self, -selves
    • 1998, Henrik Ibsen, trans. Odd Tangerud Puphejmo : Dramo en tri aktoj, [1]
      KROGSTAD. Vere ne? Ŝajnas al mi, ke vi mem ĵus diris —
      KROGSTAD. Truly not? It seems to me, that you yourself just said —

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Pronoun[edit]

mem

  1. itself
    La koloro de la flago mem estis blanka sen surpreso, ruĝa aŭ nigra, blanka ĝenerale signifis la persekutadon, ĉe kiu la viktimo povis kapitulaci. [2]
    The color of the flag itself was white without foreground image, red or black; white generally denoted persecution, at which the victim could surrender.

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French même, from Old French mesme, from Vulgar Latin *metipsimus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

mem

  1. even, still (in comparson)
    Ica pano esas bona, ma ita esas mem plu bona
    That bread is good but that is even better.
  2. (emphasis) really, indeed
    Yes, me konfesas, ke mea manui esas mem tre sordida.
    Yes, I admit that my hands are really very dirty.

See also[edit]

  • ya (indeed)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew מ״ם (mēm), from Phoenician 𐤌𐤌 (mm, water).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mem/
  • Stress: mém
  • Hyphenation: mem

Noun[edit]

mem m f (invariable)

  1. mem, specifically:
    1. The name of the Phoenician-script letter 𐤌
    2. The name of the Hebrew-script letter מ/ם

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

mem

  1. rafsi of mei.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English meme coined by Richard Dawkins in The Selfish Gene (1976), similar to gene. The book was translated to Swedish by Roland Adlerbeth, Den själviska genen (1983). The Swedish word mem follows the grammar of gen (gene).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mem c

  1. a meme (unit of cultural information)

Declension[edit]

Declension of mem 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mem memen memer memerna
Genitive mems memens memers memernas

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Tocharian A[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tocharian *meim, a nominal derivative of *mei- ("to measure"). Possibly linked to Proto-Indo-European *mod-ye/o- or *mēdye/o-, derivatives of *med- (to measure, give advice, heal) (whence Latin meditor), or alternatively to *meh₁-ye/o- from *meh₁- (to measure) (whence Latin mētior). Compare Tocharian A maim.

Noun[edit]

mem

  1. thought, thinking

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

mem (plural mems)

  1. memory

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West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mem c (plural memmen, diminutive memke)

  1. mother, mom

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