holm

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Alteration of hollin.

Noun[edit]

holm (plural holms)

  1. (obsolete except in dialects) The holly.
  2. A common evergreen oak, of Europe, Quercus ilex; the holm oak.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse holmi, holmr (islet), from the Proto-Germanic *hulmaz, from Proto-Indo-European root *kel (to rise, be elevated, be prominent; hill). Cognate with Old English holm (sea, ocean, wave), Old Saxon holm, Old Danish hulm, Middle Low German holm, German Holm, Middle Dutch holm, Swedish holme,

Noun[edit]

holm (plural holms)

  1. Land that is liable to flooding; a river island.
  2. (dialect, chiefly West Yorkshire) an islet, sometimes with holly bushes.

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse holmr.

Noun[edit]

holm c (singular definite holmen, plural indefinite holme)

  1. a small island

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *hulmaz (hill, rise).

Noun[edit]

holm m (plural holmen, diminutive holmpje n)

  1. a small island

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse holmr, also in Old Saxon, Frisian cognate. Root is Proto-Germanic *hulmaz (hill, rise), equivalent to Latin culmen "peak", compare culminate.

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Noun[edit]

holm m

  1. (poetic) ocean, sea, waters
    Ða wæs heofonweardes gast ofer holm boren. The spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

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Polish[edit]

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holm m

  1. holmium (chemical element, Ho, atomic number 67)

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Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxòːlm/, /ˈxóːlm/
  • Tonal: họ́lm, họ̑lm

Noun[edit]

hólm m inan (genitive hólma, nominative plural hólmi)

  1. hill

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