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See also: Kim, kìm, and kiṃ

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AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Turkic *kem (who).[1] Cognate with Turkish kim, Old Turkic 𐰚𐰢 (kem, who), etc.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kim]
  • (file)

PronounEdit

kim

  1. who

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*kem, *Ka-”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill

Crimean TatarEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Turkic *kem (who).

PronounEdit

kim

  1. who, whom

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kiːm/, [kʰiːˀm]

NounEdit

kim c, n (singular definite kimen or kimet, plural indefinite kim, plural definite kimene)

  1. germ
  2. seeds pl

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kim f (plural kimmen, diminutive kimmetje n)

  1. horizon

SynonymsEdit

AnagramsEdit


LivonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *kümmen. Akin to Finnish kymmenen.

NumeralEdit

kim

  1. (cardinal) ten

Usage notesEdit

In names of tens kim takes on the form kimdõ – declension type 118 – sieldõ. In vīžkimdõ both compound components are declineable, e.g., in genitive vīdkimdõ.

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

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Lower SorbianEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

kim

  1. instrumental of chto
  2. locative of chto

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

kim

  1. instrumental of kto
  2. locative of kto

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From German Kümmel, from Latin cuminum, from Ancient Greek κύμινον (kúminon).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kȉm m (Cyrillic spelling ки̏м)

  1. caraway (Persian cumin)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

kȋm (Cyrillic spelling ки̑м)

  1. (with) whom (instrumental)
DeclensionEdit

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish كم (kim, who), from Proto-Turkic *kem (who). Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰚𐰢 (kem, who), Karakhanid كِمْ (kim, who).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

kim

  1. who

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative kim
Definite accusative kimi
Singular Plural
Nominative kim kimler
Definite accusative kimi kimleri
Dative kime kimlere
Locative kimde kimlerde
Ablative kimden kimlerden
Genitive kimin kimlerin

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“metal; gold”).

NounEdit

kim

  1. (rare, only in compounds) metal
  2. Metal, one of the Wu Xing
    Thổ sinh kim. Kim sinh thuỷ.
    Hoả khắc kim. Kim khắc mộc.
    Earth bears Metal. Metal enriches Water.
    Fire melts Metal. Metal chops Wood.
Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Vietic *kiːm. Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“needle”; SV: châm).

NounEdit

kim

  1. a needle
  2. (of a clock/watch) a hand
Derived termsEdit

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VolapükEdit

PronounEdit

kim

  1. who (nominative)

InflectionEdit


White HmongEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

kim

  1. expensive

See alsoEdit

VerbEdit

kim

  1. to kneel on one knee