RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [tʲem]
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative formsEdit

PronounEdit

тем (tem)

  1. inflection of тот (tot):
    1. instrumental masculine/neuter singular
    2. dative plural

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

тем (temf inan pl

  1. genitive plural of те́ма (téma)

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

тем (temf inan pl

  1. genitive plural of тьма (tʹma)

ShorEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *teb (time; initial, early).

Compare to Bashkir тәү (täw, initial, first), Bashkir тәүлек (täwlek, 24 hours); Tuvan теппиже (teppije, ahead of time, before due time).

NounEdit

тем (tem)

  1. time

UkrainianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

тем (tem)

  1. genitive plural of те́ма (téma)