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It Has 3 letters ( g e m )         1 vowels ( e )         2 consonants ( g m )         Word on the contrary meg

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English - Etymology

From Old French _gemme_, from Latin _gemma_. Replaced or conflated with Old English _ġimm_, of same origin.

From Old French gemme, from Latin gemma. Replaced or conflated with Old English ġimm, of same origin.

Which the in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* enPR: jĕm, IPA(key): /d͡ʒɛm/ * (_pin_–_pen_ merger) IPA(key): /d͡ʒɪm/ * Rhymes: -ɛm * Homophones: gym, Jim (pin-pen merger)

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English - Noun

GEM (_plural_ GEMS) * A precious stone, usually of substantial monetary value or prized for its beauty or shine. (Can we find and add a quotation of Milton to this entry?) * (figuratively) any precious or highly valued thing or person _She's an absolute GEM._ * Anything of small size, or expressed within brief limits, which is regarded as a gem on account of its beauty or value, such as a small picture, a verse of poetry, or an epigram. _a GEM of wit_ * (obsolete) a gemma or leaf-bud * Denham From the joints of thy prolific stem / A swelling knot is raised called a GEM. * a type of geometrid moth, _Orthonama obstipata_ * (computing) A package containing programs or libraries for the Ruby programming language. SYNONYMS * (precious stone): gemstone, jewel, precious stone; see also Wikisaurus:gemstone TRANSLATIONS

gem (plural gems)

  1. A precious stone, usually of substantial monetary value or prized for its beauty or shine.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Milton to this entry?)
  2. (figuratively) any precious or highly valued thing or person
    She's an absolute gem.
  3. Anything of small size, or expressed within brief limits, which is regarded as a gem on account of its beauty or value, such as a small picture, a verse of poetry, or an epigram.
    a gem of wit
  4. (obsolete) a gemma or leaf-bud
  5. a type of geometrid moth, Orthonama obstipata
  6. (computing) A package containing programs or libraries for the Ruby programming language.

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Which the in categoryENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

GEM (_third-person singular simple present_ GEMS, _present participle_ GEMMING, _simple past and past participle_ GEMMED) * (transitive) To adorn with, or as if with, gems. SEE ALSO * Wikipedia article on Gemstones

gem (third-person singular simple present gems, present participle gemming, simple past and past participle gemmed)

  1. (transitive) To adorn with, or as if with, gems.

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Which the in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* EMG * meg, Meg

Which the in categoryMERIAM - NOUN
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Meriam - Noun

GEM * body

gem

  1. body

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Romanian - Etymology 1

From English _jam_. NOUN GEM n (_plural_ GEMURI) * jam (sweet mixture of fruit boiled with sugar) DECLENSION

From English jam.

Noun

gem n (plural gemuri)

  1. jam (sweet mixture of fruit boiled with sugar)
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Romanian - Etymology 2

VERB GEM * first-person singular present tense form of GEME. * first-person singular subjunctive form of GEME. * third-person plural present tense form of GEME.

Verb

gem

  1. first-person singular present tense form of geme.
  2. first-person singular subjunctive form of geme.
  3. third-person plural present tense form of geme.

Which the in categorySWEDISH - PRONUNCIATION
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Swedish - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ɡeːm/

  • IPA(key): /ɡeːm/

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Swedish - Noun

GEM n * a paper clip * (tennis) a game; part of a set DECLENSION

gem n

  1. a paper clip
  2. (tennis) a game; part of a set

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Which the in categoryVOLAPÜK - PRONUNCIATION
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Volapük - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): [ɡem]

  • IPA(key): [ɡem]

Which the in categoryVOLAPÜK - NOUN
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Volapük - Noun

GEM (_plural_ GEMS) * sibling DECLENSION HYPONYMS * blod (“brother”) * higem (“brother”) * jiblod (“sister”) * jigem (“sister”) * sör (“sister”) DERIVED TERMS * (collective) gemef (“brother(s) and/or sister(s)”) * (adjective) gemik (“sibling”)

gem (plural gems)

  1. sibling

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