See also: Lem, LEM, lem', and L.E.M.

AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • len (dialectal)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *lèud-no, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lewdʰ- (man, people).

NounEdit

lem m (indefinite plural leme, definite singular lemi, definite plural lemet)

  1. people

DeclensionEdit

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CimbrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German leben, from Old High German lebēn, from Proto-West Germanic *libbjan, from Proto-Germanic *libjaną (to live; to be alive). Cognate with German leben, English live.

VerbEdit

lem

  1. (Luserna) to live at, reside
    Moine non lem atz Lusérn.My grandparents live in Luserna.

ReferencesEdit

  • “lem” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Danish lim, from Old Norse limr, from Proto-Germanic *limuz (branch, limb), cognate with Norwegian, Swedish lem, English limb, Dutch leem.

NounEdit

lem n (singular definite lemmet, plural indefinite lemmer)

  1. limb (arm or leg in a human or an animal)
  2. (formal) penis
  3. (dated) inmate (in an institution)
InflectionEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse hlemmr, from Proto-Germanic *hlammiz (noice; lid), cognate with Norwegian lem, Swedish läm, Old English hlemm, Gothic 𐌷𐌻𐌰𐌼𐌼𐌰 (hlamma).

NounEdit

lem c (singular definite lemmen, plural indefinite lemme)

  1. hatch
  2. trapdoor
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IcelandicEdit

VerbEdit

lem (weak)

  1. first-person singular present indicative of lemja
  2. second-person singular imperative of lemja

IndonesianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch lijm, from Middle Dutch lijm, from Old Dutch *līm, from Proto-Germanic *līmaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɛm]
  • Hyphenation: lèm

NounEdit

lem or lèm

  1. glue, any sticky adhesive substance.
    Synonym: perekat

SynonymsEdit

  • gam (Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore)
  • perekat (Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore)

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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

ContractionEdit

lem (triggers lenition)

  1. (Munster) Contraction of le mo (with my).
    Chuir sé cúl orm lem chuid oibre.
    It left me late with my work.

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LivonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *lämbin. Akin to Finnish lämmin.

AdjectiveEdit

lem

  1. warm

Middle IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *lēmos, *limos (compare Welsh llwyf), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁élem (mountain elm); compare Latin ulmus.

NounEdit

lem m (genitive lim)

  1. elm tree
    Synonym: lemán

Etymology 2Edit

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₃lemH- (weak, broken, soft).

AdjectiveEdit

lem

  1. soft, tender
  2. weak, powerless
  3. impotent (in sexual sense)
  4. foolish, worthless

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: leamh

MutationEdit

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
lem unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


MòchenoEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German leben, from Old High German lebēn, from Proto-West Germanic *libbjan, from Proto-Germanic *libjaną (to live; to be alive). Cognate with German leben, English live.

VerbEdit

lem

  1. to live

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle High German leben, from Old High German lebēn (noun), from the verb. Cognate with German Leben.

NounEdit

lem n

  1. life

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse limr, from Proto-Germanic *limuz (branch, limb) (compare English limb).

NounEdit

lem (definite singular lemmen or lemen, indefinite plural lemmar or lemmer or lemar or lemer, definite plural lammane or lemmene or lemane or lemene)

  1. limb
  2. member
  3. (euphemistic) penis

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse hlemmr, from Proto-Germanic *hlammiz, as also Icelandic hlemmur.

NounEdit

lem m (definite singular lemmen, indefinite plural lemmar, definite plural lemmane)

  1. hatch
  2. trapdoor

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

lem

  1. present tense and imperative of lemja and lemje
  2. imperative of lema, leme, lema and leme
  3. imperative of lemma and lemme

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AnagramsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse limr, from Proto-Germanic *limuz (branch, limb) (compare English limb).

NounEdit

lem c

  1. a limb (body part)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of lem 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lem lemmen lemmar lemmarna
Genitive lems lemmens lemmars lemmarnas

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VietnameseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lem (, 𥋲)

  1. smudged, soiled

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VolapükEdit

NounEdit

lem (nominative plural lems)

  1. paralysis

DeclensionEdit