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It Has 2 letters ( e m )         1 vowels ( e )         1 consonants ( m )         Word on the contrary me

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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ɛ(ː)m/ Compare um.

  • IPA(key): /ɛ(ː)m/

Compare um.

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English - Etymology 1

The typographic em is named after the metal type for the capital _M_ in early printing, whose body was square (the printed letter M is almost never one em in width). NOUN EM (_plural_ EMS) * The name of the Latin-script letter M/m. _The ems and ens at the beginnings and ends._ * (typography) A unit of measurement equal to the height of the type in use. SYNONYMS * (typography): quad, em quad * (typography): mutton, mut DERIVED TERMS * emcee * em dash TRANSLATIONS SEE ALSO * (_Latin-script letter names_) LETTER; a, bee, cee, dee, e, ef, gee, aitch, i, jay, kay, el, EM, en, o, pee, cue, ar, ess, tee, u, vee, double-u, ex, wye, zee/zed (Category: en:Latin letter names)

The typographic em is named after the metal type for the capital M in early printing, whose body was square (the printed letter M is almost never one em in width).

Noun

em (plural ems)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter M/m.
    The ems and ens at the beginnings and ends.
  2. (typography) A unit of measurement equal to the height of the type in use.
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Which the in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

Wikipedia Coined by Christine M. Elverson by removing the "th" from _them_, perhaps influenced by _'em_. PRONOUN EM (_third-person singular, gender-neutral, objective case_, _reflexive_ EMSELF, _possessive_ EIR) * (neologism) them (singular). Gender-neutral third-person singular object pronoun, coordinate with _him_ and _her_. SYNONYMS * him or her, him/her * (singular) them * (neologism) hir DERIVED TERMS * (neologism) emself SEE ALSO * other attested and proposed gender-neutral pronouns

Wikipedia

Coined by Christine M. Elverson by removing the "th" from them, perhaps influenced by 'em.

Pronoun

em (third-person singular, gender-neutral, objective case, reflexive emself, possessive eir)

  1. (neologism) them (singular). Gender-neutral third-person singular object pronoun, coordinate with him and her.
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Which the in categoryENGLISH - INTERJECTION
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English - Interjection

EM * (Scotland, Ireland) a form of hesitant speech, or an expression of uncertainty; um; umm; erm _She was going to, EM... the salon, I think._

em

  1. (Scotland, Ireland) a form of hesitant speech, or an expression of uncertainty; um; umm; erm
    She was going to, em... the salon, I think.

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English - Anagrams

* me, ME, Me.

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Catalan - Pronoun

EM (_proclitic_, _contracted_ M', _enclitic_ ME, _contracted enclitic_ 'M) * me (direct or indirect object) DECLENSION

em (proclitic, contracted m', enclitic me, contracted enclitic 'm)

  1. me (direct or indirect object)

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Kurdish - Pronoun

EM * we; us (first-person plural personal pronoun)

em

  1. we; us (first-person plural personal pronoun)

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Latin - Pronunciation

* (Classical) IPA(key): /enm/

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Latin - Noun

EM (_indeclinable_) * The name of the letter _M_. USAGE NOTES * Multiple Latin names for the letter _M_, _m_ have been suggested. The most common is _em_ or a syllabic _m_, although there is some evidence which also supports, as names for the letter, _mē_, _əm_, _mə_, and even (in the fourth- or fifth-century first Antinoë papyrus, which gives Greek transliterations of the Latin names of the Roman alphabet’s letters) _ιμμε_ (imme). COORDINATE TERMS * (Latin’s names for the letters of its own alphabet): ā (A), bē (B), cē (C), dē (D), ē (E), ef (F), gē (G), hā (H), ī (I), kā (K), el (L), em (M), en (N), ō (O), pē (P), kū (Q), er (R), es (S), tē (T), ū (V), ix / īx / ex (X), ȳ (Y), zēta (Z)

em (indeclinable)

  1. The name of the letter M.

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Latin - References

* Arthur E. Gordon, _The Letter Names of the Latin Alphabet_ (University of California Press, 1973; volume 9 of _University of California Publications: Classical Studies_), especially pages 30–31, 42–44, and 63

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Latvian - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): [ɛm]

  • IPA(key): [ɛm]

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Latvian - Noun

EM m (_invariable_) * The Latvian name of the Latin script letter M/m. SEE ALSO * _Latvian letter names:_ a (A), garais ā (Ā), bē (B), cē (C), čē (Č), dē (D), e (E), garais ē (Ē), ef (F), gā (G), ģē (Ģ), hā (H), i (I), garais ī (Ī), jē (J), kā (K), ķē (Ķ), el (L), eļ (Ļ), em (M), en (N), eņ (Ņ), o (O), pē (P), er (R), es (S), eš (Š), tē (T), u (U), garais ū (Ū), vē (V), zē (Z), žē (Ž)

em m (invariable)

  1. The Latvian name of the Latin script letter M/m.

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Which the in categoryLUXEMBOURGISH - PRONOUN
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Luxembourgish - Pronoun

EM * unstressed form of _him_ DECLENSION

em

  1. unstressed form of him

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Portuguese - Etymology

From Old Portuguese _en_, from Latin _in_ (“in”), from Proto-Indo-European _*én_ (“in”).

From Old Portuguese en, from Latin in (in), from Proto-Indo-European *én (in).

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Portuguese - Pronunciation

* (Brazil) IPA(key): /ẽj̃/, /ĩ/ * Homophone: hein * (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɐ̃j̃/ * Homophone: hem

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Portuguese - Preposition

EM * in; inside (contained by) * on (on the surface of) * 2003, J. K. Rowling, Lya Wyler, _Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix_, Rocco, page 417: Então o sorriso reapareceu EM seu rosto [...] Then the smile reappeared ON his face [...] * in (surrounded by) * in (part of; a member of) * in (pertaining to) * in (immediately after a period of time) * in; during * in (indicates a language, script, tone etc. of writing, speaking etc.)

em

  1. in; inside (contained by)
  2. on (on the surface of)
  3. in (surrounded by)
  4. in (part of; a member of)
  5. in (pertaining to)
  6. in (immediately after a period of time)
  7. in; during
  8. in (indicates a language, script, tone etc. of writing, speaking etc.)

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Portuguese - Usage Notes

When followed by an article, a pronoun, a demonstrative pronoun or adjective, _em_ is combined with the next word to give the following combined forms:

When followed by an article, a pronoun, a demonstrative pronoun or adjective, em is combined with the next word to give the following combined forms:

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Scots - Verb

EM * (South Scots) Emphatic first-person singular simple present form of _ti be_

em

  1. (South Scots) Emphatic first-person singular simple present form of ti be

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Scots - See Also

* er * es * im

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Swedish - Alternative Forms

* em. * e.m. * e. m.

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Swedish - Abbreviation

EM * pm (indicating hours in the afternoon); Abbreviation of _eftermiddagen_. USAGE NOTES * Since the 1960s, Sweden primarily uses the 24 hour clock, making am/pm abbreviations unnecessary and less common ANTONYMS * fm

em

  1. pm (indicating hours in the afternoon); Abbreviation of eftermiddagen.

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Which the in categoryTOK PISIN - ETYMOLOGY
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Tok Pisin - Etymology

English _him_

English him

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Tok Pisin - Pronoun

EM * The third person singular pronoun refers to a person or thing other than the speaker or the person being spoken to. Pronouns in Tok Pisin are not inflected for different cases. * 1989, _Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin_, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 1:15 (translation here): God i mekim kamap tupela bikpela lait. Bikpela EM san bilong givim lait long de, na liklik EM mun bilong givim lait long nait. Na God i mekim kamap ol sta tu. DERIVED TERMS * em tasol RELATED TERMS * -im SEE ALSO

em

  1. The third person singular pronoun refers to a person or thing other than the speaker or the person being spoken to. Pronouns in Tok Pisin are not inflected for different cases.

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  • -im

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Which the in categoryTORRES STRAIT CREOLE - ETYMOLOGY
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Torres Strait Creole - Etymology

English _him_

English him

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Torres Strait Creole - Pronoun

EM * he/she/it (third-person singular pronoun)

em

  1. he/she/it (third-person singular pronoun)

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Vietnamese - Pronunciation

* (_Hà Nội_) IPA (key): /ʔɛm˧˧/ * (_Huế_) IPA (key): /ʔɛm˧˧/ * (_Hồ Chí Minh City_) IPA (key): /ʔɛm˧˥/

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Vietnamese - Adjective

EM * small, smaller ANTONYMS * chị

em

  1. small, smaller

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Vietnamese - Pronoun

EM * (familiar) I, me (when addressed to older person or husband) * (familiar) you (when addressed to younger person) * (familiar) she, her, he, him (when talking about younger person) * _Familial_ - _to family members_. you, when addressed to a younger sibling or to a wife.

em

  1. (familiar) I, me (when addressed to older person or husband)
  2. (familiar) you (when addressed to younger person)
  3. (familiar) she, her, he, him (when talking about younger person)
  4. Familial - to family members. you, when addressed to a younger sibling or to a wife.

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Vietnamese - Noun

EM * younger sibling

em

  1. younger sibling


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