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See also Em, 'em, and em-

English[]

Etymology[]

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).

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Wikipedia

Singular
Em

Plural
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Em ({{{1}}})

  1. Template:Latn-def
    The ems and ens at the beginnings and ends.
  2. Template:Typography A unit of measurement equal to the height of the type in use.

See also[]

  • (Latin script letter names) [create]

Synonyms[]

  • (typography): quad, em quad
  • (typography): mutton, mut

Derived terms[]

  • emcee
  • em dash

Translations[]

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Anagrams[]


Kurdish[]

Pronoun[]

em

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

Portuguese[]

Pronunciation[]

/ẽj̃/, /ĩ/

Etymology[]

Latin in

Preposition[]

em

  1. in
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) preterite indicative of verb reaparecer.
    • 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 in his face [...]

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

See also[]


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)

See also[]

  • dempla

Vietnamese[]

Pronunciation[]

  • SAMPA: /eam/
  • SAMPROSA: /-[eam]/
  • IPA: /eam/
  • Like the English "am"

Pronoun[]

Em [[Category:Template:Vi pronouns|Em]]

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

Noun[]

Em [[Category:Template:Vi nouns|Em]]

  1. younger sibling

ar:em zh-min-nan:em es:em fr:em gl:em ko:em io:em id:em it:em ku:em la:em lt:em li:em nl:em ja:em oc:em pl:em pt:em ru:em fi:em sv:em te:em tr:em vi:em

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