See also: YEM, yếm, and yểm

EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

See hyem.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

yem (not comparable)

  1. (Tyneside) Alternative spelling of hyem

Etymology 2Edit

 
A young woman wearing a yem.

Borrowed from Vietnamese yếm.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

yem (plural yems)

  1. (fashion) A Vietnamese form of underbodice; a dudou, its Chinese progenitor and equivalent.
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ReferencesEdit

  • Griffiths, Bill, A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Northumbria University Press, 2004, →ISBN, page 191

AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

Surface etymology ye +‎ -m.

NounEdit

yem (definite accusative yemi, plural yemlər)

  1. fodder

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • yem” in Obastan.com.

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronounEdit

yem

  1. (Northern, northern East Midlands) Alternative form of þem (them)

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

yem (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of yeme (attention, care)

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

yem (plural yemes)

  1. Alternative form of eme (uncle)

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Turkic.

NounEdit

yem (definite accusative yemi, plural yemler)

  1. fodder