See also: núm, num., Num., núm., n'um, nu'm, and ǂnûm

English

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Noun

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num (plural nums)

  1. Abbreviation of number.
  2. (grammar) Abbreviation of numeral.

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Interjection

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num

  1. (colloquial) Used to denote eating, or enjoyment of eating.

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Anagrams

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Afar

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈnum/, [ˈnʊm]
  • Hyphenation: num

Noun

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núm m 

  1. man, male
  2. person, human being
  3. mankind, humanity

Pronoun

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núm

  1. someone

Declension

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Declension of núm
absolutive núm
predicative númu
subjective núm
genitive numtín
Postpositioned forms
l-case númul
k-case númuk
t-case númut
h-case númuh

Derived terms

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References

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  • E. M. Parker, R. J. Hayward (1985) “num”, in An Afar-English-French dictionary (with Grammatical Notes in English), University of London, →ISBN
  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Latin

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Etymology

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From Proto-Indo-European *nū (now).

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Adverb

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num (not comparable)

  1. now (only in the phrase etiam num)
  2. (in a direct question) a particle usually expecting a negation
    Num Sparta īnsula est? — Nōn est īnsula.
    Sparta is not an island, is it? — It's not an island.
  3. (in an indirect question) whether

Derived terms

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References

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  • num”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • num”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • num in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner, Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • morning, noon, evening, night: tempus matutīnum, meridianum, vespertinum, nocturnum

Livonian

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Etymology

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From Proto-Finnic *nummi. Cognates include Finnish nummi.

Noun

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num

  1. heather

Old French

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Noun

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num oblique singularm (oblique plural nuns, nominative singular nuns, nominative plural num)

  1. Alternative form of nom

Portuguese

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Alternative forms

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Pronunciation

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  • Rhymes:
  • Hyphenation: num

Etymology 1

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Contraction

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num (feminine numa, masculine plural nuns, feminine plural numas)

  1. Contraction of em um (in a (masculine)).
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The contraction is never obligatory and sometimes avoided in formal written Brazilian Portuguese.[1]

Quotations
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For quotations using this term, see Citations:num.

Etymology 2

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Adverb

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num (not comparable)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of não.
    • 1871, Júlio César Machado, Da Loucura e das Manias em Portugal, Estudos Humoristicos, Livraria de A. M. Pereira, page 18:
      Eu num estou doido [] !
      I'm not crazy [] !
Quotations
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For quotations using this term, see Citations:num.

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Romansch

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Alternative forms

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  • nom (Surmiran, Puter, Vallader)

Etymology

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From Latin nōmen, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (name).

Noun

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num m (plural nums)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) name

Sumerian

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Romanization

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num

  1. Romanization of 𒉏 (num)