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. (climbing) A set of moves required to complete a climb

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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]

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).

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

Noun[edit]

problem (plural, 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]

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problem

  1. Alternative form of probleme

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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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]

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

  1. problem

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  • problem in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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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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]

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