See also: gołem and gólem

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew גולם \ גֹּלֶם(gólem).

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NounEdit

golem (plural golems)

  1. (mythology) A humanoid creature made from clay, animated by magic.
  2. (by extension, fantasy) A humanoid creature made from any previously inanimate matter, such as wood or stone, animated by magic.

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew גולם \ גֹּלֶם(gólem).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

golem (plural golems)

  1. (biblical) a formless mass; embrio
  2. (mythology) golem; a creature made from mud and clay and brought to life through magic
  3. an inept or helpless person

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew גולם \ גֹּלֶם(gólem).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

golem m

  1. golem (creature from clay)

Further readingEdit

  • golem in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • golem in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Hebrew גולם \ גֹּלֶם(gólem).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡoː.ləm/, /ˈɣoː.ləm/, (less common) /ˈɡoː.lɛm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: go‧lem

NounEdit

golem m (plural golems, diminutive golempje n)

  1. (folklore, fiction) A golem, a clay automaton. [from 18th c.]

PolishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Hebrew גולם \ גֹּלֶם(gólem).

NounEdit

golem m pers

  1. (mythology) golem (creature)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

golem

  1. instrumental singular of gol

Further readingEdit

  • golem in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • golem in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *golěmъ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡǒlem/
  • Hyphenation: go‧lem

AdjectiveEdit

gòlem (definite gòlemī, Cyrillic spelling го̀лем)

  1. huge, giant, mammoth
    • 1995, “Problem nezaposljenosti u informacijsko doba”, in Zbornik Pravnog Fakulteta u Zagrebu, volume 45, number 1, page 5:
      O znanstveno-tehnološkoj revoluciji i utjecaju ovog vrlo aktualnog procesa na ljudsko društvo publiciran je golem broj radova.
      An enormous number of works on the information-technological revolution and the influence of this very contemporary process on human society have been published.

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SpanishEdit

 
Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew גולם \ גֹּלֶם(gólem).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡoˈlem/, [ɡoˈlẽm]

NounEdit

golem m (plural golems)

  1. (mythology) golem