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bem

See also: BEM

Indo-PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese bem (well; very), from Old Portuguese ben, from Latin bene (well).

AdverbEdit

bem

  1. very (to a high degree)
    • 1883, Hugo Schuchardt, Kreolische Studien, volume 3:
      Trasê tamêm um vaquinh bem gord e matá par nós comê e par nós regalá:
      Bring also a small and very fat cow and kill (it) for us to eat and for us to feast on:

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

bem

  1. rafsi of bemro.

Old IrishEdit

VerbEdit

·bem

  1. first-person plural present subjunctive conjunct of at·tá

Related termsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
·bem ·bem
pronounced with /-v(ʲ)-/
·mbem
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese ben, from Latin bene (well).

AdverbEdit

bem (comparatives mais bem, melhor superlative o mais bem)

  1. well; accurately; competently
  2. well; fairly (to a significant degree)
  3. (familiar) very (to a high degree)
  4. well; healthy
  5. favorably; fairly; justly
  6. fully, completely
  7. exactly; right on
    Chegaram bem na hora.
    They arrived right on time
    Bem no alvo.
    Right on target.
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InterjectionEdit

bem

  1. used to express approval
  2. used to introduce a new sentence, idea or line of thought
SynonymsEdit
  • (expression of approval): bravo

NounEdit

bem m (plural bens)

  1. (uncountable, sometimes capitalised) the ensemble of forces that conspire for good, as opposed to evil.
  2. virtue
  3. benefit, profit
  4. a good, a property
  5. darling, loved one
SynonymsEdit
AntonymsEdit
  • (favorable forces): Mal
  • (virtue): mal
  • (benefit): mal

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bem

  1. first-person plural present tense form of bea.
  2. first-person plural subjunctive form of bea.