problem

See also: Problem and problém

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English probleme, from Middle French probleme, from Latin problema, from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma, anything thrown forward, hindrance, obstacle, anything projecting, a headland, promontory), from προβάλλω (probállō, to throw or lay something in front of someone, to put forward), from προ- (pro-, in front of) + βάλλω (bállō, to throw, to cast, to hurl).

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NounEdit

problem (plural problems)

  1. A difficulty that has to be resolved or dealt with.
    She's leaving because she faced numerous problems to do with racism.
  2. A question to be answered, schoolwork exercise.
  3. A puzzling circumstance.
  4. Objection.
    You got a problem with that?
  5. (climbing) A set of moves required to complete a climb

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AdjectiveEdit

problem (comparative more problem, superlative most problem)

  1. (of a person or an animal) Difficult to train or guide; unruly.
  2. Causing a problem; problematic; troublesome.
    • 2010, A. M. Aleksander, The Pride of the King[1]:
      It is more problem to my family than to me.

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AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma).

NounEdit

problem (definite accusative problemi, plural problemlər)

  1. problem

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

problem n (singular definite problemet, plural indefinite problemer)

  1. problem

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Middle EnglishEdit

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problem

  1. Alternative form of probleme

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch probleem, from Latin problēma, from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈproblem]
  • Hyphenation: pro‧blém

NounEdit

problem (plural, first-person possessive problemku, second-person possessive problemmu, third-person possessive problemnya)

  1. problem.
    Synonyms: masalah, perkara, persoalan

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

problem n (definite singular problemet, indefinite plural problem or problemer, definite plural problema or problemene)

  1. problem

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

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problem n (definite singular problemet, indefinite plural problem, definite plural problema)

  1. problem

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French problème, from Middle French probleme, from Latin problēma, from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma, obstacle), from προβάλλω (probállō, to throw or lay something in front of someone, to put forward), from προ- (pro-, in front of) + βάλλω (bállō, to throw, to cast, to hurl).

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problem m inan

  1. problem

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Further readingEdit

  • problem in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-CroatianEdit

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NounEdit

pròblēm m (Cyrillic spelling про̀бле̄м)

  1. problem

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SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /prʊˈbleːm/, /prɔ-/, /-ˈblɛːm/
  • Hyphenation: pro‧blem
  • (file)

NounEdit

problem n

  1. problem; difficulty
  2. problem; schoolwork exercise

DeclensionEdit

Declension of problem 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative problem problemet problem problemen
Genitive problems problemets problems problemens

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VilamovianEdit

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problem n

  1. problem

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

English problem, ultimately from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma).

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NounEdit

problem f (plural problemau)

  1. problem

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
problem broblem mhroblem phroblem
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “problem”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies