See also: temé, temè, temê, temē, and Teme

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Blend of technological +‎ meme; introduced by Susan Blackmore in 2008.

NounEdit

teme (plural temes)

  1. A meme which lives in a technological artifact rather than the human mind.

AnagramsEdit


Classical NahuatlEdit

NounEdit

teme

  1. Obsolete spelling of temeh

CorsicanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin timēre, present active infinitive of timeō.

VerbEdit

teme

  1. fear

DutchEdit

VerbEdit

teme

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of temen

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈte.me/, /ˈtɛ.me/
  • Rhymes: -eme, -ɛme
  • Hyphenation: té‧me, tè‧me

VerbEdit

teme

  1. third-person singular present indicative of temere

AnagramsEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

teme

  1. Rōmaji transcription of てめ

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Old French teme, tesme, from Latin thema, from Ancient Greek θέμα (théma).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

teme (plural temes)

  1. topic, focus, matter
  2. document, text
DescendantsEdit
  • English: theme
  • Scots: theme (obsolete)
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

teme

  1. Alternative form of tem (group)

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

teme

  1. (Northern ME) Alternative form of tyme (time)

Etymology 4Edit

VerbEdit

teme

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

Etymology 5Edit

VerbEdit

teme

  1. Alternative form of temen (to drain, to empty)

Etymology 6Edit

VerbEdit

teme

  1. Alternative form of temen (to tame)

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

teme

  1. inflection of temer:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin timēre, present active infinitive of timeō, through a Vulgar Latin intermediate *tīmēre.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

a teme (third-person singular present teme, past participle temut3rd conj.

  1. (reflexive) to fear

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *těmę.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tême/
  • Hyphenation: te‧me

NounEdit

tȅme n (Cyrillic spelling те̏ме)

  1. top, crown (of the head)
  2. top, apex

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈteme/ [ˈt̪e.me]
  • Rhymes: -eme
  • Syllabification: te‧me

NounEdit

teme m (plural temes)

  1. teme (technological meme)

VerbEdit

teme

  1. inflection of temar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative
  2. inflection of temer:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further readingEdit


Tetelcingo NahuatlEdit

NounEdit

teme

  1. plural of tietetu

WaujaEdit

 
Tapirus terrestris in the Pantanal. Photo: Bill McDavid.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

teme

  1. tapir, Tapirus terrestris

ReferencesEdit

  • E. Ireland field notes, confirmed with Piitsa, Muri, and other elders (all experienced hunters) in 1982 using José Cândido de Melo Carvalho's Atlas da Fauna Brasileira, Edições Melhoramentos, São Paulo, 1981.