Wurm

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wurm, from Proto-Germanic *wurmiz, from Proto-Indo-European *wr̥mis. Compare Dutch and English worm, West Frisian wjirm, Danish orm, Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌼𐍃 (waurms).

Noun[edit]

Wurm m (genitive Wurms or Wurmes, plural Würmer, diminutive Würmchen n)

  1. worm, maggot, grub

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Noun[edit]

Wurm m (genitive Wurms or Wurmes, plural Würme)

  1. (poetic, heraldry) wyrm, lindworm, dragon, snake, serpent, reptile

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Noun[edit]

Wurm n (genitive Wurms or Wurmes, plural Würmer)

  1. (colloquial) mite, mite of a child

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