sem

See also: SEM, Sem, sèm, and sem-

English

Pronunciation

Noun

sem

Anagrams


Bahnar

Etymology

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Pronunciation

Noun

sem

  1. bird

Czech

Pronunciation

Pronunciation

Adverb

sem

  1. hither (to here)

Hungarian

Pronunciation

Conjunction

sem

  1. neither

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Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse sem (as, like), possibly from Proto-Germanic *samaz (same, alike).

Pronunciation

Conjunction

sem

  1. (with a noun phrase) as, like
    Hann var sem guð meðal manna.
    He was like a god amongst men.
    Hár hennar var hvítt sem snjór.
    Her hair was white as snow.
    Hann er sem nýr.
    He is as [good as] new.
    Vista sem
    Save as
  2. (with a clause) like, as if
    Svo virðist sem sjúkdómurinn sé arfgengur
    Is seems as though the disease is hereditary.
  3. (relative, with a clause) who, which, that
    Þetta er maðurinn sem ég hitti í gær.
    That’s the man that I met yesterday.
    Þetta er konan sem barði mig.
    That’s the woman who hit me.

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Derived terms

Verb

sem (weak)

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Old Norse

Etymology

Possibly from Proto-Germanic *samaz (same, alike).

Conjunction

sem

  1. as, the same, like

Descendants

References

  • sem in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Old Tupi

Pronunciation

Verb

sem

  1. to exit; to leave; to get out
    A-sem 'y suí.
    I got out of the water.

Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese sen, from Latin sine, from Proto-Indo-European *sene.

Pronunciation

Preposition

sem

  1. -less; without (not having, containing, characteristic of, etc.)
    Um livro sem capa.
    A book without a cover.
    Casa sem janelas.
    Windowless house.
  2. (followed by infinitive) without (not doing or not having done something)
    Ele gosta de comer tudo sem dividir.
    He likes to eat everything without sharing.
    Ele atirou sem avisar ninguém.
    He shot without warning anyone.

Quotations

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Synonyms

Antonyms

  • (not having, containing, characteristic of, etc.): com
  • (not doing or having done something): use gerund (-ando, -endo, -indo)

Derived terms


Slovene

Pronunciation

Verb

sem

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Tok Pisin

Etymology

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Adjective

sem

  1. same
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 2:25:
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Westrobothnian

Etymology 1

From Old Norse sem (as, like), possibly from Proto-Germanic *samaz (same, alike).

Pronunciation

Conjunction

sem

  1. (with a noun phrase) as, like
    Hare hans jer vist na sem dett.
    His hair was apparently similar to yours.
  2. (with a clause) like, as if
  3. (relative, with a clause) who, which, that
Alternative forms

Etymology 2

From sema (to swim).

Pronunciation

Adjective

sem

  1. able to swim
Alternative forms

Noun

sem m (definite singular semen)

  1. way of swimming
Alternative forms
Derived terms

Verb

sem