See also: TEM, tém, têm, těm, and -tem

TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

tem

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-3 language code for Temne.

CatalanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From témer (to fear).

VerbEdit

tem

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of témer
  2. second-person singular imperative form of témer

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin thymus (thyme). See also timó.

NounEdit

tem m (plural tems)

  1. (Minorca) thyme
    Synonym: farigola

Further readingEdit

  • “tem” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛm

VerbEdit

tem

  1. first-person singular present indicative of temmen
  2. imperative of temmen

AnagramsEdit


IcelandicEdit

VerbEdit

tem (weak)

  1. inflection of temja:
    1. first-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Inherited from Old English tēam, from Proto-West Germanic *taum, from Proto-Germanic *taumaz.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tem (plural temes)

  1. kinfolk, clan, people
  2. (law) The privilege of making decisions about ownership disputes between a person's subordinates.
  3. A group of livestock used to pull an agricultural instrument
  4. A group of waterfowl or chickens.
  5. descendants, children; also extended to the following:
    1. (law) The descendants of one's subordinates.
  6. (rare) The ability to procreate or give birth.
  7. (rare) team, company, band.
Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: team (see there for further descendants)
  • Scots: team
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

tem

  1. Alternative form of temen (to give birth, to support)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

tem

  1. imperative of temme

PolishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tɛm/
  • Rhymes: -ɛm
  • Syllabification: tem

PronounEdit

tem n

  1. (obsolete) inflection of to:
    1. instrumental/locative singular
    2. dative plural

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • tem in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tenet. Cognate with Galician ten and Spanish tiene. Also compare with vem.

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

tem

  1. inflection of ter:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative
  2. Misspelling of têm.

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tem

  1. inflection of teme:
    1. first-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. third-person plural present indicative

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French timbre.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(classifier con, chiếc) tem

  1. (postage) a postage stamp
  2. Short for tem bảo hành (warranty sticker).

Derived termsEdit

Derived terms

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

tem (nominative plural tems)

  1. house of worship, temple

DeclensionEdit