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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

eme (plural emes)

  1. (obsolete outside Scotland) An uncle.
  2. (Scotland) Friend.

Related termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


BasqueEdit

NounEdit

eme

  1. female

GalicianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

eme m (plural emes)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter 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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EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from emoglobina.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛ.me/, [ˈɛːme]
  • Rhymes: -ɛme
  • Hyphenation: è‧me

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.

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:eme.


ScotsEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

eme (plural emes)

  1. maternal uncle
  2. friend

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • uncle (paternal uncle)

Further readingEdit


SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

eme f (plural emes)

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

Further readingEdit


TacanaEdit

NounEdit

eme

  1. hand