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Etymology

Old English ġimm, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] gemma; refashioned in Middle English under the influence of Old French gemme

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
gem

Plural
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  1. A precious stone, usually of substantial monetary value or prized for its beauty or shine.
  2. (figuratively) any precious or highly valued thing or person
    She's an absolute gem.
  3. (obsolete) a gemma or leaf-bud
  4. a type of geometrid moth, Orthonama obstipata

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Meriam

Noun

gem

  1. body

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

gem

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

Inflection

Inflection for gem Singular Plural
Neuter Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gem gemet gem gemen
Genitive gems gemets gems gemens

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