EnglishEdit

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit (oṁ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

om (plural oms)

  1. (Hinduism, Buddhism) A sacred, mystical syllable used in prayer and meditation.
    • 1982, Lawrence Durrell, Constance, Faber & Faber 2004 (Avignon Quintet), p. 800:
      In fact it sounded exactly like the voice of Livia, her vanished sister, and, like her, it was intoning the Aum just as she used once to do at the beginning of her yoga sessions.
    • 2001, Hazel Curry, The Guardian, 20 Oct 2001:
      Om is pronounced "a-a-o-o-u-u-m-m" and is repeated slowly for as long as possible.

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AromanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin homō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

om m (plural oaminj)

  1. man, person

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ulmus.

NounEdit

om m (plural oms)

  1. elm

ChickasawEdit

AdjectiveEdit

om

  1. on

DanishEdit

PrepositionEdit

om

  1. about

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch ombe, omme, from Old Dutch umbi, umbe, from Proto-Germanic *umbi.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

om

  1. around, about
  2. at (a time)

InflectionEdit

AdverbEdit

om

  1. around, about
  2. around, over (to another state)
    Hij zette de schakelaar om.
    He turned the switch over.
  3. over, from an upright to a horizontal position (as in "fall over")

Derived termsEdit

ConjunctionEdit

om

  1. (om te) in order to

AdjectiveEdit

om (used only predicatively, not comparable)

  1. convinced, persuaded
    De rechter is om.
    The judge has been persuaded.

EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

om (plural om-oj, accusative singular om-on, accusative plural om-ojn)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter M/m.

See alsoEdit


FriulianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin homō.

NounEdit

om m (plural oms) or umign

  1. man, person
  2. husband

SynonymsEdit

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Middle DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

om

  1. Alternative form of omme.

AdverbEdit

om

  1. Alternative form of omme.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

PrepositionEdit

om

  1. around
    Bind et rep om halsen hans! (Tie a rope around his neck!)
  2. in (when speaking of time) (after a period of time)
    Jeg kommer om ti minuter. (I shall be there in ten minutes)
  3. about
    Vi snakket nettopp om deg. (We were just talking about you)
  4. during, in (with words for seasons or times of the day)
    om våren
    during the spring, in the springtime
    om kvelden
    in the evening

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse um.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

om

  1. around
  2. in (after a period of time)

ReferencesEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin homo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

om m (oblique plural oms, nominative singular oms, nominative plural om)

  1. Alternative form of hom.

Old ProvençalEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin homo

NounEdit

om m (oblique plural oms, nominative singular oms, nominative plural om)

  1. man (male adult human being)

PolishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Named after the German physicist Georg Ohm.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

om m

  1. ohm

DeclensionEdit


RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin homō.
Compare Catalan home, Esperanto homo, French homme, Interlingua homine, Italian uomo, Portuguese homem, Sardinian ómine, Spanish hombre.

NounEdit

om m (plural oameni)

  1. man, e.g. male
  2. (regardless of gender) human being
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit
AntonymsEdit
  • neom
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Auxiliary verb form

VerbEdit

(noi) om (modal auxiliary; first-person plural form of vrea, used with infinitives to form presumptive tenses)

  1. (we) might
    om merge mâine undeva
    we might go somewhere tomorrow

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

om

  1. if

PrepositionEdit

om

  1. about
    en bok om tåg
    a book about trains
    Vad pratar de om?
    What are they talking about?
  2. in, within (when talking about time)
    om tio minuter
    in ten minutes
  3. around
    Han har ett rep om sin hals
    He's got a rope around his neck
    De flyttade om möblerna
    They moved the furniture around
    Kocken rörde om i grytan
    The chef stirred (moved around) the pan
  4. during, in (with words for seasons or times of the day)
    om våren
    during the spring, in the springtime
    om kvällarna
    in the evenings
  5. a (only when speaking about daily or yearly frequencies)
    Han röker fem cigaretter om dagen
    He smokes five cigarettes a day
    Dom resa till Finland två ganger om året
    They go to Finland twice a year
  6. of
    till vänster om kylskåpet
    to the left of the refrigerator
    norr om staden
    north of the city
    Ta hand om det!
    Take care of it!

Related termsEdit

  • bry sig om
  • året om
  • även om

ParticleEdit

om

  1. specifies that a verb is done again, compare English "re-".
    Hon målade om huset.
    She repainted the house.
    Sara blev tvungen att göra om läxorna.
    Sara had to do her homework again.

VolapükEdit

PronounEdit

om (plural oms)

  1. he (third-person masculine)
  2. (obsolete) it (third-person neuter)

DeclensionEdit

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