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

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

num (plural nums)

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

AnagramsEdit


AfarEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnum/
  • Hyphenation: num

NounEdit

núm m 

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

PronounEdit

núm

  1. someone

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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)

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *nū (now).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

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's not an island, is it? — No, it's not.
  3. (in an indirect question) whether

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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

LivonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Akin to Finnish nummi.

NounEdit

num

  1. heather

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. Alternative form of nom

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

ContractionEdit

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

  1. Contraction of em um (in a).

Usage notesEdit

The contraction is never obligatory and sometimes avoided in formal written Brazilian Portuguese.[1]

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:num.

Etymology 2Edit

AdverbEdit

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 [] !
QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:num.

ReferencesEdit



RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • nom (Surmiran, Puter, Vallader)

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

num m (plural nums)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) name

SumerianEdit

RomanizationEdit

num

  1. Romanization of 𒉏 (num)