þuma

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þūmô, from Proto-Indo-European *tūmon- (thick finger), from *tūm-, *tū- ‘swell’. Cognate with Old Frisian thūma (West Frisian tomme), Old Saxon thūmo (Low German Dumen or Duum), Dutch duim, Old High German dūmo (German Daumen), Danish tomme, Swedish tumme; and also with Latin tumēre ‘to swell’, through the Indo-European root.

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Noun[edit]

þuma m

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