tem

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See also: TEM, tém, têm, těm, and -tem

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

tem

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-3 language code for Temne.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From témer (to fear).

Verb[edit]

tem

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of témer
  2. second-person singular imperative form of témer

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin thymus (thyme). See also timó.

Noun[edit]

tem m (plural tems)

  1. (Minorca) thyme
    Synonym: farigola

Further reading[edit]

  • “tem” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛm

Verb[edit]

tem

  1. first-person singular present indicative of temmen
  2. imperative of temmen

Anagrams[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Verb[edit]

tem (weak)

  1. inflection of temja:
    1. first-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Old English tēam, from Proto-West Germanic *taum, from Proto-Germanic *taumaz.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tem (plural temes)

  1. kinfolk, clan, people
  2. (law) The privilege of making decisions about ownership disputes between a person's subordinates.
  3. A group of livestock used to pull an agricultural instrument
  4. A group of waterfowl or chickens.
  5. descendants, children; also extended to the following:
    1. (law) The descendants of one's subordinates.
  6. (rare) The ability to procreate or give birth.
  7. (rare) team, company, band.
Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • English: team (see there for further descendants)
  • Scots: team
References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

tem

  1. Alternative form of temen (to give birth, to support)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

tem

  1. imperative of temme

Polish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɛm/
  • Rhymes: -ɛm
  • Syllabification: tem

Pronoun[edit]

tem n

  1. (obsolete) inflection of to:
    1. instrumental/locative singular
    2. dative plural

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • tem in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈtɐ̃j̃/, [ˈtɐ̃j̃]
    • IPA(key): (Central Portugal) /ˈtẽj̃/, [ˈtẽj̃]
    • IPA(key): (Southern Portugal) /ˈtẽj̃/, [ˈtẽj̃]

Verb[edit]

tem

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of ter
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of ter
  3. Misspelling of têm.

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tem

  1. inflection of teme:
    1. first-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. third-person plural present indicative

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French timbre.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier con, chiếc) tem

  1. (postage) a postage stamp
  2. Short for tem bảo hành (warranty sticker).

Derived terms[edit]

Derived terms

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

tem (nominative plural tems)

  1. house of worship, temple

Declension[edit]