See also: mem., Mem, MEM, mém, mềm, me·m, מם, and מ

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

Etymology 1Edit

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

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

mem (plural mems)

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

Etymology 2Edit

Shortening.

NounEdit

 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
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mem (plural mems)

  1. (computing) A memory access as part of processing.

Further readingEdit

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English meme.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mem m (plural mems)

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

Further readingEdit

CzechEdit

NounEdit

mem m inan

  1. meme

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French même.

PronunciationEdit

ParticleEdit

mem

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

Derived termsEdit

PronounEdit

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.[2]
    The color of the flag itself was white without foreground image, red or black; white generally denoted persecution, at which the victim could surrender.

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Phoenician [Term?].

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

mem

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

DeclensionEdit

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
instructive memein
abessive memittä memeittä
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of mem (type risti)
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
instructive
abessive memittäni memeittäni
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
instructive
abessive memittäsi memeittäsi
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
instructive
abessive memittämme memeittämme
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
instructive
abessive memittänne memeittänne
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
instructive
abessive memittään
memittänsä
memeittään
memeittänsä
comitative memeineen
memeinensä

AnagramsEdit

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

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 alsoEdit

  • ya (indeed)

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

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 CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French même.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mem

  1. same

AdverbEdit

mem

  1. even

Derived termsEdit

PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English meme.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mem m inan

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

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

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

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mem c

  1. a meme (unit of cultural information)

DeclensionEdit

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

Related termsEdit

Tocharian AEdit

EtymologyEdit

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.

NounEdit

mem

  1. thought, thinking

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

mem (nominative plural mems)

  1. memory

DeclensionEdit

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mem c (plural memmen, diminutive memke)

  1. mother, mom
    Coordinate term: heit

Further readingEdit

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