nem

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

Amasi[edit]

Noun[edit]

nēm (singular ɣànēm, plural bánēm)

  1. man

References[edit]

  • Africana Marburgensia (1973)

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]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /nɜm/ Rhymes: -ɜm

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. easy

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).

Interjection[edit]

nem!

  1. no, not

Adverb[edit]

nem

  1. no, not
Derived terms[edit]
Compound words
Expressions

Etymology 2[edit]

Of unknown origin.[1]

Noun[edit]

nem (plural nemek)

  1. sex, gender
  2. (grammar) gender (division of nouns and pronouns)
  3. (biology, taxonomy) genus (rank in a taxonomic classification between family and species)
  4. 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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

Javanese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Numeral[edit]

nem

  1. six

Latin[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

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.
  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]

  • Irish: neamh
  • Manx: niau
  • Scottish Gaelic: nèamh

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]


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).

Pronunciation[edit]

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 of use of 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.
  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?
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 2:11:
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
This entry has fewer than three known examples of actual usage, the minimum considered necessary for clear attestation, and may not be reliable. Tok Pisin is subject to a special exemption for languages with limited documentation. If you speak it, please consider editing this entry or adding citations. See also Help and the Community Portal.

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. fermented pork
  2. sausage

Descendants[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

nem (nominative plural nems)

  1. name

Declension[edit]