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See also Em, 'em, and em-

English

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
em

Plural
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  1. The name of the letter M, m. Found in compounds such as emcee.
    The ems and ens at the beginnings and ends.
  2. (typography) A unit of measurement, used in typesetting, equal to the point size of the current font, from the size of the letter m.

Derived terms

Translations

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Kurdish

Pronoun

em

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

Portuguese

Pronunciation

/ẽj̃/, /ĩ/

Etymology

Latin in

Preposition

em

  1. in

Usage notes

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

Em + article Combined form
em + o no
em + a na
em + os nos
em + as nas
em + um num
em + uma numa
em + uns nuns
em + umas numas
Em + dem. pronoun Combined form
em + isso nisso
em + isto nisto
Em + dem. adjective Combined form
em + esse nesse
em + essa nessa
em + esses nesses
em + essas nessas
em + este neste
em + esta nesta
em + estes nestes
em + estas nestas

Scots

Verb

em

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Emphatic first person singular simple present form of ti be

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Tok Pisin

Pronoun

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.

Torres Strait Creole

Etymology

Compare Tok Pisin ol, Bislama olgeta, Kriol olabat.

Pronoun

ol

  1. they, them (more than three; indefinite)

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Vietnamese

Pronunciation

Pronoun

em

  1. Familial - to family members. You, when addressed to a younger sibling or to a wife.

Noun

em

  1. younger sibling

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