[ nem-uh n, nyem‐, nee-muh n ]
/ ˈnɛm ən, ˈnyɛm‐, ˈni mən /
a river rising in central Byelorussia (Belarus), flowing W through Lithuania into the Baltic. 582 miles (937 km) long.
Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Lithuanian Ne·mu·nas [nye-moo-nahs] /ˈnyɛ mʊˌnɑs/.
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Example sentences from the Web for neman
Thirty-five churches in this district, mostly in ruins, attest the piety of the Neman dynasty.Servia, Youngest Member of the European Family|Andrew Archibald Paton
British Dictionary definitions for neman
/ (Russian ˈnjɛmən) /
a river in NE Europe, rising in Belarus and flowing northwest through Lithuania to the Baltic. Length: 937 km (582 miles)Polish name: Niemen
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