nem

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See also: 'nem, ném, ñem, nêm, -nem, ņem, and něm

Amasi[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

nēm (singular ɣànēm, plural bánēm)

  1. man

References[edit]

  • Africana Marburgensia (1973)

Atong (India)[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bodo-Garo *nam¹ (good), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-nam (good).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

nem- (Bengali script নেম)

  1. to get better; to heal (oneself)

Adjective[edit]

nem- (Bengali script নেম, type 1)

  1. good

References[edit]


Bikol Central[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Phrase[edit]

nem

  1. (Legazpi) what's up
    Synonyms: tara, nom

Chinook Jargon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English name.

Noun[edit]

nem

  1. name
    Nika nem Ling Fu.My name is Ling Fu.

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse næmr (talented), from Proto-Germanic *nēmiz (takeable).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /nɛm/, [ˈnɛmˀ]

Adjective[edit]

nem (neuter nemt, plural and definite singular attributive nemme, comparative nemmere, superlative (predicative) nemmest, superlative (attributive) nemmeste)

  1. easy

Synonyms[edit]


Eastern Cham[edit]

Eastern Cham cardinal numbers
 <  5 6 7  > 
    Cardinal : nam, nem

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Chamic [Term?], from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ənəm, from Proto-Austronesian *ənəm.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

nem

  1. six

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Vietnamese nem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nɛm/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

nem m (plural nems)

  1. a type of Vietnamese spring roll
  2. more generally, any spring roll

Anagrams[edit]


German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Article[edit]

nem

  1. (colloquial) Contraction of einem (a, an).

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *ne (no, not). In Ugric languages, e.g. in Mansi language, it has been used only in pronominal forms such as nē-mat (nothing), nē-m-at-χōt (nowhere), Mansi нэ̄мхуньт (nè̄mhunʹt, never).

Adverb[edit]

nem

  1. no, not

Interjection[edit]

nem!

  1. no, not

Noun[edit]

nem (plural nemek)

  1. no (a negative answer)
    • 1994, Ottó Orbán, Cédula a romokon (A Note on the Ruins), Fenegyerekek közt hallgatnak a múzsák (essay)[1]
      …másképp szólva, mi ketten együtt vagyunk a kozmosz kettes számrendszerének igenje és nemje, belénk írva a program, mely a világot mozgatja.
      …in other words, we both are together the yes and no of the binary system of the cosmos, with the program that moves the world written in us.
    nemet mondto say no
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative nem nemek
accusative nemet nemeket
dative nemnek nemeknek
instrumental nemmel nemekkel
causal-final nemért nemekért
translative nemmé nemekké
terminative nemig nemekig
essive-formal nemként nemekként
essive-modal
inessive nemben nemekben
superessive nemen nemeken
adessive nemnél nemeknél
illative nembe nemekbe
sublative nemre nemekre
allative nemhez nemekhez
elative nemből nemekből
delative nemről nemekről
ablative nemtől nemektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
nemé nemeké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
neméi nemekéi
Possessive forms of nem
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. nemem nemjeim
2nd person sing. nemed nemjeid
3rd person sing. nemje nemjei
1st person plural nemünk nemjeink
2nd person plural nemetek nemjeitek
3rd person plural nemjük nemjeik
Derived terms[edit]
Compound words
Expressions

Etymology 2[edit]

Of unknown origin.[1]

Noun[edit]

nem (plural nemek)

  1. sex
  2. gender. Usually, társadalmi nem to distinguish sex and gender.
  3. (grammar) gender (division of nouns and pronouns)
  4. (biology, taxonomy) genus (rank in a taxonomic classification between family and species)
  5. kind, sort
    egyedülálló a maga nemébenunique of its kind
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative nem nemek
accusative nemet nemeket
dative nemnek nemeknek
instrumental nemmel nemekkel
causal-final nemért nemekért
translative nemmé nemekké
terminative nemig nemekig
essive-formal nemként nemekként
essive-modal
inessive nemben nemekben
superessive nemen nemeken
adessive nemnél nemeknél
illative nembe nemekbe
sublative nemre nemekre
allative nemhez nemekhez
elative nemből nemekből
delative nemről nemekről
ablative nemtől nemektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
nemé nemeké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
neméi nemekéi
Possessive forms of nem
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. nemem nemeim
2nd person sing. nemed nemeid
3rd person sing. neme nemei
1st person plural nemünk nemeink
2nd person plural nemetek nemeitek
3rd person plural nemük nemeik
Hyponyms[edit]

(grammar):

Derived terms[edit]
Compound words
Descendants[edit]
  • Romanian: neam

References[edit]

  1. ^ nem in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

Further reading[edit]

  • (gender, sex, type): nem in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • (no, not): nem in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Javanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortened form of enem, from Old Javanese enem, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ənəm, from Proto-Austronesian *ənəm.

Alternative forms[edit]

Numeral[edit]

nem

  1. six

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nem

  1. Dated spelling of nèm.

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

nem

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of

Maguindanao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *ənəm, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ənəm, from Proto-Austronesian *ənəm.

Numeral[edit]

nem

  1. six

Malecite-Passamaquoddy[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Abenaki nahama, Mohegan-Pequot náham, Unami chikënëm, Quiripi nahiam.

Noun[edit]

nem anim (plural nemiyik, possessed nemimol, diminutive nemsis)

  1. turkey

Maranao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *ənəm, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ənəm, from Proto-Austronesian *ənəm.

Numeral[edit]

nem

  1. six

References[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

nem

  1. Alternative form of em

North Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian nema.

Verb[edit]

nem

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) to take

Conjugation[edit]



Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *nemos, from Proto-Indo-European *nébʰos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nem n (genitive nime, nominative plural nime)

  1. heaven
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 6c9
      Ní hed not·beir i nem, cía ba loingthech.
      It is not this that brings you sg into heaven, that you may be gluttonous.
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 22b23
      Ci as·bera nech ro·pïa nem cía du·gneid na rétu sa, nípa fír.
      Even if anyone says you pl will have heaven although you do these things, it will not be true.
  2. sky
  3. radiance

Declension[edit]

Neuter s-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative nemN nemN nimeL
Vocative nemN nemN nimeL
Accusative nemN nemN nimeL
Genitive nimeL nime nimeN
Dative nimL nimib nimib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Verb[edit]

nem

  1. inflection of nema:
    1. first-person singular present active indicative
    2. second-person singular present active imperative

Old Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *neβ̃, from Proto-Celtic *nemos, from Proto-Indo-European *nébʰos (cloud).

Noun[edit]

nem

  1. heaven

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • nẽ (obsolete, abbreviation)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese nen, from Latin nec (nor; and not). Compare Galician nin, Catalan, French and Spanish ni, Italian .

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈnɐ̃j̃/, [ˈnɐ̃ɪ̯̃]
    • IPA(key): (Central Portugal) /ˈnẽj̃/, [ˈnẽɪ̯̃]
    • IPA(key): (Southern Portugal) /ˈnẽj̃/, [ˈnẽɪ̯̃]

  • Hyphenation: nem

Adverb[edit]

nem (not comparable)

  1. not even (introduces an emphatic negation)
    Nem eu sabia disso.
    Not even I knew this.
  2. do not even (introduces an emphatic negative command)
    Nem pense em fazer isso.
    Don’t even think about doing this.

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:nem.

Adverb[edit]

nem … nem (not comparable)

  1. neithernor
    Nem gosto nem desgosto.
    I neither like it nor dislike it.

Derived terms[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

nem

  1. nor; and not (introduces a further negative statement)
    Não sei, nem quero saber.
    I don’t know, and I don’t want to know. / I neither know nor want to.
  2. nor (introducing each except the first term of a series, indicating none of them is true)
    Devemos aguentar sem água nem comida.
    We must endure without water nor food.

Interjection[edit]

nem!

  1. (slang) nah, no
    Você gosta de abóbora? Nem! Eu prefiro cenoura.
    Do you like pumpkin? Nah! I prefer carrot.

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *němъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nȇm (definite nȇmī, Cyrillic spelling не̑м)

  1. mute, dumb
  2. silent, soundless (movie)

Declension[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *němъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nẹ̑m (not comparable)

  1. mute

Inflection[edit]

Hard
masculine feminine neuter
nom. sing. ném néma némo
singular
masculine feminine neuter
nominative ném ind
némi def
néma némo
accusative nominativeinan or
genitive
anim
némo némo
genitive némega néme némega
dative némemu némi némemu
locative némem némi némem
instrumental némim némo némim
dual
masculine feminine neuter
nominative néma némi némi
accusative néma némi némi
genitive némih némih némih
dative némima némima némima
locative némih némih némih
instrumental némima némima némima
plural
masculine feminine neuter
nominative némi néme néma
accusative néme néme néma
genitive némih némih némih
dative némim némim némim
locative némih némih némih
instrumental némimi némimi némimi

Further reading[edit]

  • nem”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English name.

Noun[edit]

nem

  1. name
    Wanem nem bilong yu?What is your name?
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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian نم(nam).

Noun[edit]

nem (definite accusative nemi, plural nemler)

  1. moisture
  2. humidity

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative nem
Definite accusative nemi
Singular Plural
Nominative nem nemler
Definite accusative nemi nemleri
Dative neme nemlere
Locative nemde nemlerde
Ablative nemden nemlerden
Genitive nemin nemlerin

Synonyms[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nem

  1. spring roll
  2. fermented pork
  3. sausage

Descendants[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

nem (nominative plural nems)

  1. name

Declension[edit]