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num

See also: Num., núm, and NUM

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

num (plural nums)

  1. Abbreviation of number.
  2. (grammar) Abbreviation of numeral.

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

The accusative singular masculine form of the pronominal stem na-; compare the interjection (truly”, “verily”, “really”, “indeed). Confer Latin nam.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

num

  1. now (only in the phrase, etiam num)
  2. (in a direct question) a particle expecting a negation
    Num Sparta insula est? — Sparta non est insula!
    Sparta isn't an island, is it? — Sparta is not an island!
  3. (in an indirect question) whether

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • num” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

num

  1. rafsi of nurma.

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

num m (oblique plural nuns, nominative singular nuns, nominative plural num)

  1. Alternative form of nom

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

ContractionEdit

num m (plural nuns, feminine numa, feminine plural numas)

  1. Contraction of em um (in a).
    • 2003, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Rocco, page 400:
      Não devia estar num quarto particular?
      Shouldn't he be in a private room?

Etymology 2Edit

AdverbEdit

num (not comparable)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of não.
    • 1871, Júlio César Machado, Da Loucura e das Manias em Portugal, Estudos Humoristicos, Livraria de A. M. Pereira, page 18:
      Eu num estou doido [] !
      I'm not crazy [] !

RomanschEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nōmen, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (name).

NounEdit

num m (plural nums)

  1. name