See also: SEM and Sem

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sem

  1. Abbreviation of seminary.
  2. Abbreviation of semester.
  3. Abbreviation of semicolon.

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CzechEdit

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AdverbEdit

sem

  1. hither (to here)

HungarianEdit

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ConjunctionEdit

sem

  1. neither

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Compound words
Expressions

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sem (as, like), possibly from Proto-Germanic *samaz (same, alike).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sɛːm/
    Rhymes: -ɛːm
  • (before words beginning with a consonant) IPA(key): /sɛm/

ConjunctionEdit

sem

  1. (with a noun phrase) as, like
    Hann var sem guð meðal manna.
    He was like a god amongst men.
    Hár hennar var hvítt sem snjór.
    Her hair was white as snow.
    Hann er sem nýr.
    He is as [good as] new.
    Vista sem
    Save as
  2. (with a clause) like, as if
    Svo virðist sem sjúkdómurinn sé arfgengur
    Is seems as though the disease is hereditary.
  3. (relative, with a clause) who, which, that
    Þetta er maðurinn sem ég hitti í gær.
    That’s the man that I met yesterday.
    Þetta er konan sem barði mig.
    That’s the woman who hit me.

SynonymsEdit

  • (as, like, as if): eins og
  • (which, that): er

Derived termsEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from Proto-Germanic *samaz (same, alike).

ConjunctionEdit

sem

  1. as, the same, like

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: sem

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese sen, from Latin sine, from Proto-Indo-European *sene.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

sem

  1. -less; without (not having, containing, characteristic of, etc.)
    Um livro sem capa.
    A book without a cover.
    Casa sem janelas.
    Windowless house.
  2. (followed by infinitive) without (not doing or not having done something)
    Ele gosta de comer tudo sem dividir.
    He likes to eat everything without sharing.
    Ele atirou sem avisar ninguém.
    He shot without warning anyone.

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AntonymsEdit

  • (not having, containing, characteristic of, etc.): com
  • (not doing or having done something): use gerund (-ando, -endo, -indo)

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SloveneEdit

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VerbEdit

sem

  1. first-person singular present tense form of biti.

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

English same

AdjectiveEdit

sem

  1. same


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