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

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AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • len (dialectal)

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

lem m

  1. people

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CimbrianEdit

VerbEdit

lem

  1. to live at, reside

ReferencesEdit

  • Umberto Patuzzi, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar, Luserna: 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) (compare English limb).

NounEdit

lem n (singular definite lemmet, plural indefinite lemmer)

  1. limb
  2. penis
  3. member
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse hlemmr.

NounEdit

lem c (singular definite lemmen, plural indefinite lemme)

  1. hatch
  2. trapdoor
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit


IcelandicEdit

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

Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

lem

  1. limb
  2. penis
  3. member

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse hlemmr.

NounEdit

lem

  1. hatch
  2. trapdoor

Old 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

  1. elm tree
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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AdjectiveEdit

lem

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

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
lem
also llem after a proclitic
lem
pronounced with /l(ʲ)-/
lem
also llem after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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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 (plural lems)

  1. paralysis

DeclensionEdit