ormur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ormr, from Proto-Germanic *wurmiz, from Proto-Indo-European *wr̥mis.

Noun[edit]

ormur m (genitive singular orms, plural ormar)

  1. serpent, snake
  2. worm
  3. caterpillar
  4. (folklore, mythology) dragon

Declension[edit]

m6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ormur ormurin ormar ormarnir
Accusative orm ormin ormar ormarnar
Dative ormi orminum ormum ormunum
Genitive orms ormsins orma ormanna

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ormr, from Proto-Germanic *wurmiz, from Proto-Indo-European *wr̥mis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ormur m (genitive singular orms, nominative plural ormar)

  1. worm (e.g. earthworm)
  2. (folklore, mythology) serpent, snake

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]