problem

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English probleme, from Middle French probleme, from Latin problema, from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma, anything thrown forward, hindrance, obstacle, anything projecting, a headland, promontory), from προβάλλω (probállō, to throw or lay something in front of someone, to put forward), from προ- (pro-, in front of) + βάλλω (bállō, to throw, to cast, to hurl).

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problem (plural problems)

  1. A difficulty that has to be resolved or dealt with.
    She's leaving because she faced numerous problems to do with racism.
  2. A question to be answered, schoolwork exercise.
    Study hard, but don't overdo it. The problems in the exam won't be difficult to solve.
  3. A puzzling circumstance.
  4. Objection.
    You got a problem with that?
  5. Difficulty in accepting or understanding or refusal to accept or understand.
    You made your best honest effort; if they judge you harshly, that’s their problem, not yours.
  6. (climbing) A set of moves required to complete a climb.

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  • Welsh: problem

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Adjective[edit]

problem (comparative more problem, superlative most problem)

  1. (of a person or an animal) Difficult to train or guide; unruly.
  2. Causing a problem; problematic; troublesome.
    • 2010, A. M. Aleksander, The Pride of the King[1]:
      It is more problem to my family than to me.

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Internationalism; ultimately from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma).

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problem (definite accusative problemi, plural problemlər)

  1. problem

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

problem n (singular definite problemet, plural indefinite problemer)

  1. problem

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch probleem, from Latin problēma, from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈproblem]
  • Hyphenation: pro‧blém

Noun[edit]

problem (first-person possessive problemku, second-person possessive problemmu, third-person possessive problemnya)

  1. problem.
    Synonyms: masalah, perkara, persoalan

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

problem

  1. Alternative form of probleme

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

problem n (definite singular problemet, indefinite plural problem or problemer, definite plural problema or problemene)

  1. problem

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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problem n (definite singular problemet, indefinite plural problem, definite plural problema)

  1. problem

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French problème, from Middle French probleme, from Latin problēma, from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma, obstacle), from προβάλλω (probállō, to throw or lay something in front of someone, to put forward), from προ- (pro-, in front of) + βάλλω (bállō, to throw, to cast, to hurl).

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problem m inan (diminutive problemik)

  1. problem
    Synonyms: bajer, zagwozdka

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adjectives
adverbs
nouns

Further reading[edit]

  • problem in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • problem in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

problem n (plural probleme)

  1. Alternative form of problemă

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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pròblēm m (Cyrillic spelling про̀бле̄м)

  1. problem

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /prʊˈbleːm/, /prɔ-/, /-ˈblɛːm/
  • Hyphenation: pro‧blem
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

problem n

  1. problem; difficulty
  2. problem; schoolwork exercise

Declension[edit]

Declension of problem 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative problem problemet problem problemen
Genitive problems problemets problems problemens

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French problème.

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Noun[edit]

problem (definite accusative problemi, plural problemler)

  1. problem
    Synonym: sorun

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Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative problem
Definite accusative problemi
Singular Plural
Nominative problem problemler
Definite accusative problemi problemleri
Dative probleme problemlere
Locative problemde problemlerde
Ablative problemden problemlerden
Genitive problemin problemlerin
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular problemim problemlerim
2nd singular problemin problemlerin
3rd singular problemi problemleri
1st plural problemimiz problemlerimiz
2nd plural probleminiz problemleriniz
3rd plural problemleri problemleri
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular problemimi problemlerimi
2nd singular problemini problemlerini
3rd singular problemini problemlerini
1st plural problemimizi problemlerimizi
2nd plural probleminizi problemlerinizi
3rd plural problemlerini problemlerini
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular problemime problemlerime
2nd singular problemine problemlerine
3rd singular problemine problemlerine
1st plural problemimize problemlerimize
2nd plural probleminize problemlerinize
3rd plural problemlerine problemlerine
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular problemimde problemlerimde
2nd singular probleminde problemlerinde
3rd singular probleminde problemlerinde
1st plural problemimizde problemlerimizde
2nd plural probleminizde problemlerinizde
3rd plural problemlerinde problemlerinde
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular problemimden problemlerimden
2nd singular probleminden problemlerinden
3rd singular probleminden problemlerinden
1st plural problemimizden problemlerimizden
2nd plural probleminizden problemlerinizden
3rd plural problemlerinden problemlerinden
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular problemimin problemlerimin
2nd singular probleminin problemlerinin
3rd singular probleminin problemlerinin
1st plural problemimizin problemlerimizin
2nd plural probleminizin problemlerinizin
3rd plural problemlerinin problemlerinin
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular problemim problemlerim
2nd singular problemsin problemlersin
3rd singular problem
problemdir
problemler
problemlerdir
1st plural problemiz problemleriz
2nd plural problemsiniz problemlersiniz
3rd plural problemler problemlerdir

Vilamovian[edit]

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problem n

  1. problem

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English problem, ultimately from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma).

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problem f (plural problemau)

  1. problem

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
problem broblem mhroblem phroblem
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “problem”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies