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Etymology

From Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (problema) ‘anything thrown forward, hindrance, obstacle, anything projecting, a headland, promontory’, from προβάλλω (proballo) ‘to throw or lay something in front of someone, to put forward’, from prefix προ- (pro-) ‘in front of’ + βάλλω (ballo) ‘to throw, to cast, to hurl'.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
problem

Plural
{{{1}}}

problem ({{{1}}})
  1. A difficulty that has to be resolved or dealt with.
  2. A question to be answered, schoolwork exercise.
  3. A puzzling circumstance.

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Bosnian

Noun

problem m (plural problemi)

  1. problem

Declension

Declension of problem Singular Plural
Nominative problem problemi
Genitive problema problema
Dative problemu problemima
Accusative problem probleme
Vocative probleme problemi
Instrumental problemom problemima
Locative problemu problemima



Croatian

Noun

problem m (plural problemi)

  1. problem

Declension


Polish

Pronunciation

Noun

problem m. [[Category:Template:lang:pl nouns|problem]]

  1. problem

Declension

Singular Plural
Nominative problem problemy
Genitive problemu problemów
Dative problemowi problemom
Accusative problem problemy
Instrumental problemem problemami
Locative problemie problemach
Vocative problemie problemy

Serbian

Noun

problem m. (plural problemi) (Cyrillic spelling проблем)

  1. problem

Declension

Declension of problem Singular Plural
Nominative problem problemi
Genitive problema problema
Dative problemu problemima
Accusative problem probleme
Vocative probleme problemi
Instrumental problemom problemima
Locative problemu problemima



Swedish

Noun

problem n.

Inflection for problem Singular Plural
neuter Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative problem problemet problem problemen
Genitive problems problemets problems problemens
  1. problem; difficulty
  2. problem; schoolwork exercise

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