See also: ɛme, -eme, -ème, and ëmë

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Middle English eam, eme(uncle), from Old English ēam(uncle). See eam.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

eme ‎(plural emes)

  1. (obsolete outside Scotland) An uncle.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, chapter quintum, in Le Morte Darthur, book VIII:
      Soo this yonge syre Trystram rode vnto his eme kynge Marke of Cornewayle / ¶ And whanne he came there / he herd say that ther wold no knyghte fyghte with syre Marhaus / Thenne yede sir Tristram vnto his eme and sayd / syre yf ye wylle gyue me thordre of knyghthode / I wille doo bataille with syr Marhaus
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.x:
      Whilst they were young, Cassibalane their Eme / Was by the people chosen in their sted [].
  2. (Scotland) Friend.

Related termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


BasqueEdit

NounEdit

eme

  1. female

GalicianEdit

NounEdit

eme m ‎(plural emes)

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

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

em(variation of íme) +‎ e

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛmɛ]
  • Hyphenation: eme

PronounEdit

eme

  1. (archaic, poetic) this
    • 1846: Petőfi Sándor, Egy gondolat bánt engemet...
      És a zászlókon eme szent jelszóval: - (And on the flags with this holy word:)
      „Világszabadság!” - (World freedom!)

Usage notesEdit

A rarer substitute of ez, but unlike ez, it does not take the case of the noun it is attached to, and no definite article is used:

ezen a helyen - eme helyen (at this place)
ebben a házban - eme házban (in this house)

Use eme before words beginning with consonants. Use emez before words beginning with vowels.

SynonymsEdit


ItalianEdit

 
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NounEdit

eme m ‎(plural emi)

  1. (biochemistry) heme

LatinEdit

NauruanEdit

NounEdit

eme

  1. eye

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese eme.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

eme m (plural emes)

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

QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:eme.


ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English eem, from Old English ēam, from Proto-Germanic *auhaimaz(maternal uncle), related to Latin avus(grandfather). Cognate with Dutch oom, German Ohm, Oheim. More at eam.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

eme ‎(plural emes)

  1. maternal uncle
  2. friend

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • uncle((paternal) uncle)

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

eme f ‎(plural emes)

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

TacanaEdit

NounEdit

eme

  1. hand