Denizione di  em - dizionario di inglese del sito grammaticainglese.org - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale

Definizione monolingua em




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

em (plural ems)

  1. The name of the Latin script letter M/m.
    The ems and ens at the beginnings and ends.
  2. (typography) A unit of measurement equal to the height of the type in use.

em third-person singular, gender-neutral, objective case (reflexive emself, possessive eir)

  1. (neologism) them (singular). Gender-neutral third-person singular object pronoun, coordinate with him and her.
    • 1986 April 1, Spivak, Michael, The Joy of TeX: A Gourmet Guide to Typesetting with the AMS-TeX macro package[1], Providence: American Mathematical Society, LCC Z253.4.T47 S673 1986, ISBN 0821829998, LCCN 85007506, page 68:
      If the author uses such notation, it should be up to Em to indicate Eir intentions clearly, but theres no harm checking first.
    • 1997, Shaviro, Steven, Doom Patrols : A Theoretical Fiction About Postmodernism, London: Serpents Tail, ISBN 9781852424305, LCCN 9668813, page 138:
      I may become quite intimate with someone, spend hours with em every night, and yet not have the slightest idea what eir voice sounds like, or what eir RL body looks, feels, and smells like.
    • 2000, Love, Jane, “Ethics, Plugged and Unplugged: The Pegagogy of Disorderly Conduct”, in Inman, James A.; Sewell, Donna N. editors, Taking flight with OWLs: Examining Electronic Writing Center Work[2], Taylor & Francis, LCC PE1414.T24 1999, ISBN 0805831711, page 193:
      E invites em to consider how ey represent emselves[sic], and in so doing, e focuses eir attention on the ethics that make human relations possible.


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    • 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 [...]

Definizione italiano>inglese em

Altri significati:

Traduzione 'veloce'

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