Hyem vs Haem - What's the difference?

hyem | haem |


As nouns the difference between hyem and haem

is that hyem is (geordie) home while haem is the component of haemoglobin responsible for binding oxygen, consists of an iron ion that binds oxygen and a porphyrin ring that binds the globin molecules; one molecule binds one molecule of oxygen.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

hyem

English

Alternative forms

* heyem (Northern English dialect) * hjem (Geordie) * yem (Geordie)

Noun

(-)
  • (Geordie) home
  • * [19th c.] 1993, Ned Corvan, “Yer Gannin to be a Keelman,” in Visions of the People, Patrick Joyce [http://books.google.com/books?ie=UTF-8&hl=en&id=z_nMtyp7XCEC&pg=PA270&lpg=PA270&sig=SHwbkD-bXZaWxJharfiXxajyEGU]
  • Ye’ll be comin’ hyem at neets, with yor fyece all ower black,
    And ye’ll lie an snore aside the fire, and never gis yor crack, [...]
  • * 1848 , Sinks of London Laid Open [http://books.google.com/books?ie=UTF-8&hl=en&id=lPxnKPkEiIUC&pg=PA51&lpg=PA51&sig=x_Oewc6FofCOUc2zaUQQIdcfZsw]
  • “He had just come in,” he said, “to see if his mate was come hyem yet; but as he had not, he thought he could guess right weel where he wad be, and wad just step o’er to Brown’s (the gin-shop) and see.”
  • * 1985, David Wright tr. Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales [http://books.google.com/books?ie=UTF-8&hl=en&id=hXCi_DViuqwC&pg=PA102&lpg=PA102&sig=3KRd23dvj1DbGak23VXz2q-VDDc]
  • And so Aah’s cum, and also brought Alan,
    To grind wor corn, and bring it hyem again;
    Aah begs ye de the job fast as ye can.

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    haem

    English

    Alternative forms

    * heme (US )

    Noun

  • The component of haemoglobin responsible for binding oxygen, consists of an iron ion that binds oxygen and a porphyrin ring that binds the globin molecules; one molecule binds one molecule of oxygen.
  • *2010 , Pierre Cornelis and Simon Andrews (editors), Iron Uptake and Homeostasis in Microorganisms , page 17:
  • *:Haem' is ubiquitous, abundant and necessary for energy metabolism. Most bacteria have a '''haem''' biosynthesis pathway, but nevertheless, since '''haem''' is a major source of iron (an essential metal), microbes take up exogenous ' haem to retrieve iron.
  • See also

    * haemoglobin * bilirubin * red blood cell *

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