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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

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

teme

  1. third-person singular indicative present of temere

AnagramsEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

teme

  1. Rōmaji transcription of てめ

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English tēam, from Proto-Germanic *taumaz.

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

teme (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.
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DescendantsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

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

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

teme (plural temes)

  1. topic, focus, matter
  2. document, text
DescendantsEdit
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Etymology 3Edit

From Old English tēman.

VerbEdit

teme

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

Etymology 4Edit

From Old Norse tœma.

VerbEdit

teme

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

Etymology 5Edit

From Old English temian.

VerbEdit

teme

  1. Alternative form of temen (to tame)

Etymology 6Edit

From Old English tīma.

NounEdit

teme

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

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

teme

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of temer
  2. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of temer

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

VerbEdit

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

  1. (reflexive) to fear

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

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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

VerbEdit

teme

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of temer.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of temer.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of temer.

UnamiEdit

NounEdit

tëme anim (plural tëmeyok)

  1. wolf, coyote

WaujaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

 
Tapirus terrestris in the Pantanal. Photo: Bill McDavid.

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.