num

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See also: núm, num., Num., núm., and nu'm

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

num (plural nums)

  1. Abbreviation of number.
  2. (grammar) Abbreviation of numeral.

Anagrams[edit]


Afar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

num m

  1. man, male
    Synonym: labháytu
  2. person

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *nū (now).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

num (not comparable)

  1. now (only in the phrase etiam num)
  2. (in a direct question) a particle usually expecting a negation
    Num Sparta insula est? — Non est insula.
    Sparta's not an island, is it? — No, it's not.
  3. (in an indirect question) whether

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • num in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • num in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • num in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • morning, noon, evening, night: tempus matutīnum, meridianum, vespertinum, nocturnum

Livonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Finnish nummi.

Noun[edit]

num

  1. heather

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

num m (oblique plural nuns, nominative singular nuns, nominative plural num)

  1. Alternative form of nom

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Contraction[edit]

num m (plural nuns, feminine numa, feminine plural numas)

  1. Contraction of em um (in a).

Usage notes[edit]

The contraction is never obligatory and sometimes avoided in formal written Brazilian Portuguese.[1]

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:num.

Etymology 2[edit]

Adverb[edit]

num (not comparable)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of não.
    • 1871, Júlio César Machado, Da Loucura e das Manias em Portugal, Estudos Humoristicos, Livraria de A. M. Pereira, page 18:
      Eu num estou doido [] !
      I'm not crazy [] !
Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:num.

References[edit]


Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • nom (Surmiran, Puter, Vallader)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nōmen, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (name).

Noun[edit]

num m (plural nums)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) name