sim

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See also: Sim, SIM, sím, šim, šīm, and сим

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortening of simulation.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɪm/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪm

Noun[edit]

sim (plural sims)

  1. (informal) A simulation or simulator.
    They played a flight sim all afternoon.
    • 2009 July 11, Darren Zenko, “U.K. pair turn time into romp”, in Toronto Star[1]:
      But shooters, sims and real-time strategy games ascended as the industry grew and mouseless home consoles made the genre's mechanics awkward.

Anagrams[edit]


Beja[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Afro-Asiatic. Compare Arabic اسم(ism) and Hausa suna.

Noun[edit]

sim

  1. name

References[edit]


Iu Mien[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese (MC t͡ɕiɪm, t͡ɕiɪmH).

Noun[edit]

sim 

  1. needle

Khasi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Khasian *sim, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *cim ~ *ciim ~ *ciəm ~ *caim ~ *cum (bird). Cognate with Pnar sim.

Noun[edit]

sim

  1. bird

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sim

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of sum

Min Nan[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of sim – see (“heart; mind; etc.”).
(This character, sim, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

Mizo[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sim

  1. to repent

Mòcheno[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German siben, from Old High German sebun, from Proto-Germanic *sebun. Cognate with German sieben, English seven.

Numeral[edit]

sim

  1. seven

References[edit]


Northern Kurdish[edit]

sim

Noun[edit]

sim m

  1. (Zoology) hoof

Parauk[edit]

Noun[edit]

sim

  1. birds, ornithology.

Pnar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Khasian *sim, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *cim ~ *ciim ~ *ciəm ~ *caim ~ *cum (bird). Cognate with Khasi sim.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sim

  1. bird

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese si (yes) (with nasalization of the vowel under the influence of não or mim), from Latin sīc (thus; so), from Proto-Indo-European *so (this, that).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes:
  • Hyphenation: sim

Interjection[edit]

sim

  1. yes (affirmative answer)
    “Eles já saíram?” “Sim, saíram.”
    “Have they left?” “Yes, they have.”
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:sim

Usage notes[edit]

Sim as an affirmative response is relatively uncommon in Portuguese. The typical affirmative response in the language consists of repeating the first verb of the question, with a change in person if necessary:

  • “Eles saíram?” “Saíram.”
    “Have they left?” “Yes.”
  • “Eu ganhei?” “ganhaste/ ganhou.”
    “Have I won?” “You have.”
  • “Você vai sair?” “vou.”
    “Are you going out?” “I am.”

Antonyms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

sim (not comparable)

  1. indeed; do (used for emphasis in affirmative expressions)
    Eu já li esse livro sim.
    I have already read this book indeed.
    Ele matou sim o bicho.
    He did kill the bug.

Noun[edit]

sim m (plural sins)

  1. yes; yea (an affirmative answer)
    Recebemos um sim e três nãos.
    We got one yes and three noes.

Antonyms[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

sim (Cyrillic spelling сим)

  1. (Kajkavian) hither, this way, here

Synonyms[edit]


Sumerian[edit]

Romanization[edit]

sim

  1. Romanization of 𒉆 (sim)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from simma.

Noun[edit]

sim n

  1. (almost exclusively in compounds) swimming

Declension[edit]

Declension of sim 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sim simmet sim simmen
Genitive sims simmets sims simmens

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Umbrian[edit]

The spelling of this entry has been normalized per WT:About Umbrian or recent spelling standards of the language.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *sūs. The shift from to in monosyllables is regular in Umbrian, compare frif (harvest, crop), pir (fire). Cognate with Latin sūs.

Noun[edit]

sim m or f

  1. (both female or male) pig

References[edit]

  • Ancillotti, Augusto; Cerri, Romolo (2015), “si”, in Vocabolario dell'umbro delle tavole di Gubbio [Vocabulary of Umbrian and of the Iguvine Tables] (in Italian), page 46
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “sūs, sŭis”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 603
  • Buck, Carl Darling (1904) A Grammar of Oscan and Umbrian: With a Collection of Inscriptions and a Glossary, page 41

Vietnamese[edit]

Vietnamese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia vi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier cây) sim (, , 𣑷)

  1. Rhodomyrtus tomentosa

Zhuang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese (MC siɪm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sim (old orthography sim)

  1. heart

Zou[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sìm

  1. south

References[edit]

  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University, page 49
  • Philip Thanglienmang (2014), “Zou Tonology”, in Indian Linguistics, volume 75, issue 1-2, ISSN 0378-0759