See also: Ym, ym., and ym-

TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

ym

  1. (metrology) Symbol for yoctometer (yoctometre), an SI unit of length equal to 10−24 meters (metres).

EgyptianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Northwest Semitic. Compare Hebrew יָם‎(yām) and cognates listed therein.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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 m

  1. sea, lake [since the 18th Dynasty]

Usage notesEdit

Most commonly used in reference to the Mediterranean Sea, but also applied to Lake Moeris and other smaller bodies of water.

The glyph
mw
does double duty in some writings of this word, serving simultaneously as a determinative and as a phonetic mw.

InflectionEdit

Alternative formsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Erman, Adolf; Grapow, Hermann (1926) Wörterbuch der ägyptischen Sprache, volume 1, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, →ISBN, page 78.11
  • Faulkner, Raymond (1962) A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian, Oxford: Griffith Institute, →ISBN, page 18
  • Hoch, James E. (1994) Semitic Words in Egyptian Texts of the New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period, Princeton: Princeton University Press, →ISBN, page 52–53

IcelandicEdit

VerbEdit

ym (weak)

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ymja
  2. second-person singular imperative of ymja

Middle EnglishEdit

PronounEdit

ym

  1. Alternative form of him

ReferencesEdit


WelshEdit

PrepositionEdit

ym

  1. Form of yn used before bilabials.
    ym Mhontypridd
    in Pontypridd