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PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

quem

  1. accusative masculine singular of quī

AdjectiveEdit

quem

  1. accusative masculine singular of quī

PronounEdit

quem

  1. accusative masculine singular of quis
  2. accusative feminine singular of quis

ReferencesEdit

  • quem in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • kem (Internet slang)
  • queim (eye dialect, Brazil)
  • quẽ (obsolete, abbreviation)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese quen, from Latin quem, accusative case of interrogative quis (who?) and relative quī (who).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

quem

  1. (interrogative) who; whom (which person?)
    Quem viu o novo filme?
    Who has seen the new film?
  2. (relative) who; whom (the person who)
    Não lembro o nome de quem me ligou.
    I don’t remember the name of the person who called me.
  3. (indefinite) those who; people who; anyone who
    Quem quiser sair que o faça.
    Anyone who wants to leave, do it.

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:quem.

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