Sinhala Dictionary definitions for hem
hem 🔊 /hɛˈm/
hem : හූමිටි ශබ්දය
hem : වාටිය
hem : හූමිටි තියනවා
hem : කංසා
hem : වාටි මහනවා
hem : නාරටිය
Interjection. An onomatopoetic word used as an expression of hesitation, doubt, etc. It is often a sort of voluntary half cough, loud or subdued, and would perhaps be better expressed by hm.
- An utterance or sound of the voice, hem or hm, often indicative of hesitation or doubt, sometimes used to call attention.
- The edge or border of a garment or cloth, doubled over and sewed, to strengthen raveling.
- Border; edge; margin.
- A border made on sheet-metal ware by doubling over the edge of the sheet, to stiffen it and remove the sharp edge.
Intransitive verb. To make the sound expressed by the word hem; hence, to hesitate in speaking.
- To form a hem or border to; to fold and sew down the edge of.
- To border; to edge