English edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /mɛm/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛm

Etymology 1 edit

 
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From Phoenician 𐤌𐤌 (mm /⁠mem⁠/, water), from Proto-Semitic *maʾ- (*maʾ-/*may-). Doublet of mu.

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Noun edit

mem (plural mems)

  1. The thirteenth letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
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Etymology 2 edit

 
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Clipping of memory.

Noun edit

mem (plural mems)

  1. (slang) Clipping of memory.
    • 2020 August 19, @BRITs, Twitter[1]:
      We can't BELIEVE it's been #9YearsofLittleMix?! Aside from the girls slaying every #BRITs look they've had, what's your fave mem? (we know it's a hard q!) 👀💖
    • 2023 October 23, Rachel Varina, “How to Get Over a Breakup So You Can *Actually* Move On and Heal”, in Cosmopolitan[2]:
      6. Throw Away the Mems [chapter title] ¶ Now that you’ve got some theme music, it’s time to take that old teddy bear and V-Day card and toss ‘em in the dumpster.
  2. (computing theory) A memory access as part of processing.

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Anagrams edit

Azerbaijani edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from English meme.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mem (definite accusative memi, plural memlər)

  1. meme (unit of cultural information)
  2. internet meme

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Catalan edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from English meme.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mem m (plural mems)

  1. meme (unit of cultural information)
  2. internet meme

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Czech edit

Noun edit

mem m inan

  1. meme

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Esperanto edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French même.

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Particle edit

mem

  1. -self, -selves
    • 1998, Henrik Ibsen, translated by Odd Tangerud, Puphejmo : Dramo en tri aktoj[3]:
      KROGSTAD. Vere ne? Ŝajnas al mi, ke vi mem ĵus diris —
      KROGSTAD. Truly not? It seems to me, that you yourself just said —

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Pronoun edit

mem

  1. itself
    La koloro de la flago mem estis blanka sen surpreso, ruĝa aŭ nigra, blanka ĝenerale signifis la persekutadon, ĉe kiu la viktimo povis kapitulaci.VP
    The color of the flag itself was white without foreground image, red or black; white generally denoted persecution, at which the victim could surrender.

Finnish edit

Etymology edit

From Phoenician [Term?].

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmem/, [ˈme̞m]
  • Rhymes: -em
  • Syllabification(key): mem

Noun edit

mem

  1. mem (thirteenth letter of the Hebrew and Phoenician scripts and the Northwest Semitic abjad)

Declension edit

Inflection of mem (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative mem memit
genitive memin memien
partitive memiä memejä
illative memiin memeihin
singular plural
nominative mem memit
accusative nom. mem memit
gen. memin
genitive memin memien
partitive memiä memejä
inessive memissä memeissä
elative memistä memeistä
illative memiin memeihin
adessive memillä memeillä
ablative memiltä memeiltä
allative memille memeille
essive meminä memeinä
translative memiksi memeiksi
abessive memittä memeittä
instructive memein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of mem (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative memini memini
accusative nom. memini memini
gen. memini
genitive memini memieni
partitive memiäni memejäni
inessive memissäni memeissäni
elative memistäni memeistäni
illative memiini memeihini
adessive memilläni memeilläni
ablative memiltäni memeiltäni
allative memilleni memeilleni
essive meminäni memeinäni
translative memikseni memeikseni
abessive memittäni memeittäni
instructive
comitative memeineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative memisi memisi
accusative nom. memisi memisi
gen. memisi
genitive memisi memiesi
partitive memiäsi memejäsi
inessive memissäsi memeissäsi
elative memistäsi memeistäsi
illative memiisi memeihisi
adessive memilläsi memeilläsi
ablative memiltäsi memeiltäsi
allative memillesi memeillesi
essive meminäsi memeinäsi
translative memiksesi memeiksesi
abessive memittäsi memeittäsi
instructive
comitative memeinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative memimme memimme
accusative nom. memimme memimme
gen. memimme
genitive memimme memiemme
partitive memiämme memejämme
inessive memissämme memeissämme
elative memistämme memeistämme
illative memiimme memeihimme
adessive memillämme memeillämme
ablative memiltämme memeiltämme
allative memillemme memeillemme
essive meminämme memeinämme
translative memiksemme memeiksemme
abessive memittämme memeittämme
instructive
comitative memeinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative meminne meminne
accusative nom. meminne meminne
gen. meminne
genitive meminne memienne
partitive memiänne memejänne
inessive memissänne memeissänne
elative memistänne memeistänne
illative memiinne memeihinne
adessive memillänne memeillänne
ablative memiltänne memeiltänne
allative memillenne memeillenne
essive meminänne memeinänne
translative memiksenne memeiksenne
abessive memittänne memeittänne
instructive
comitative memeinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative meminsä meminsä
accusative nom. meminsä meminsä
gen. meminsä
genitive meminsä memiensä
partitive memiään
memiänsä
memejään
memejänsä
inessive memissään
memissänsä
memeissään
memeissänsä
elative memistään
memistänsä
memeistään
memeistänsä
illative memiinsä memeihinsä
adessive memillään
memillänsä
memeillään
memeillänsä
ablative memiltään
memiltänsä
memeiltään
memeiltänsä
allative memilleen
memillensä
memeilleen
memeillensä
essive meminään
meminänsä
memeinään
memeinänsä
translative memikseen
memiksensä
memeikseen
memeiksensä
abessive memittään
memittänsä
memeittään
memeittänsä
instructive
comitative memeineen
memeinensä

Anagrams edit

Ido edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French même, from Old French mesme, from Vulgar Latin *metipsimus.

Pronunciation edit

Adverb edit

mem

  1. even, still (in comparison)
    Ica pano esas bona, ma ita esas mem plu bona
    That bread is good but that is even better.
  2. (emphasis) really, indeed
    Yes, me konfesas, ke mea manui esas mem tre sordida.
    Yes, I admit that my hands are really very dirty.

See also edit

  • ya (indeed)

Italian edit

Etymology edit

From Hebrew מם (mēm), from Phoenician 𐤌𐤌 (mm, water).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmem/
  • Rhymes: -em
  • Hyphenation: mém

Noun edit

mem m or f (invariable)

  1. mem, specifically:
    1. the name of the Phoenician-script letter 𐤌
    2. the name of the Hebrew-script letter מ/ם

Mauritian Creole edit

Etymology edit

From French même.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

mem

  1. same

Adverb edit

mem

  1. even

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Polish edit

 
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from English meme.

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Noun edit

mem m inan

  1. meme (unit of cultural information)
  2. meme (something copied and circulated online)

Declension edit

Further reading edit

  • mem in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Swedish edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From English meme coined by Richard Dawkins in The Selfish Gene (1976), similar to gene. The book was translated to Swedish by Roland Adlerbeth, Den själviska genen (1983). The Swedish word mem follows the grammar of gen (gene).

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Noun edit

mem c

  1. a meme (unit of cultural information)
  2. (Internet, chiefly in the alternative form "meme") a meme
    Synonym: (slang) mejmej

Declension edit

Declension of mem 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mem memen memer memerna
Genitive mems memens memers memernas

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Tocharian A edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Tocharian *meim, a nominal derivative of *mei- (to measure). Possibly linked to Proto-Indo-European *mod-ye/o- or *mēdye/o-, derivatives of *med- (to measure, give advice, heal) (whence Latin meditor), or alternatively to *meh₁-ye/o- from *meh₁- (to measure) (whence Latin mētior). Compare Tocharian B maim.

Noun edit

mem

  1. thought, thinking

Volapük edit

Noun edit

mem (nominative plural mems)

  1. memory

Declension edit

West Frisian edit

Etymology edit

Probably from Old Frisian *mōme, from Proto-West Germanic *mōmā. Compare English mum.

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Noun edit

mem c (plural memmen, diminutive memke)

  1. mother, mom
    Coordinate term: heit

Further reading edit

  • mem”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011