punim

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Yiddish פּנים(ponem), from Hebrew פָּנִים(paním, face).

Noun[edit]

punim (plural punims)

  1. The face (front part of the head).
    • 1969, Philip Roth, Portnoy’s Complaint, New York: Vintage, 1994, p. 89,[1]
      I can’t help it that I’m so beautiful they stop Mother when she is wheeling me in my carriage so as to get a good look at my gorgeous punim
    • 2010, F. Paul Wilson, Jack: Secret Circles (page 100)
      Jack figured if Mr. Rosen could detect a fierce look on his punim, he was giving away too much.

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Verb[edit]

punim

  1. first-person plural present subjunctive form of punir
  2. first-person plural imperative form of punir
  3. first-person plural present indicative form of punir

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Adjective[edit]

punim

  1. masculine/neuter instrumental singular of pun