yem

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See also: YEM, yếm, and yểm

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English hām, from Proto-Germanic *haimaz. Cognate with Dutch ham, High German heim dialectal German hamm, Swedish hem, Danish hjem and Standard English home.

Noun[edit]

yem ‎(uncountable)

  1. (Geordie) Alternative spelling of hyem

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Vietnamese yếm.

Noun[edit]

yem ‎(plural yems)

  1. (fashion) A Vietnamese form of underbodice; a dudou, its Chinese progenitor and equivalent.
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References[edit]

  • Griffiths, Bill (2004) A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Northumbria University Press, ISBN 1-904794-16-5, page 191

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic.

Noun[edit]

yem ‎(definite accusative yemi, plural yemler)

  1. fodder