Ohm

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From northern Middle High German ōem and Middle Low German ōm, with reduction of the unstressed ultima and regular loss of intervocalic -h- from Old High German ōheim, Old Saxon *ōhēm, from Proto-Germanic *aw(a)haimaz.

Noun[edit]

Ohm m (genitive Ohms, plural Ohme or Ohms)

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of Oheim (uncle)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the noun (etymology 1).

Proper noun[edit]

Ohm m, f (genitive Ohms)

  1. a surname

Etymology 3[edit]

From the physicist Georg Ohm.

Noun[edit]

Ohm n (genitive Ohms, plural Ohm)

  1. ohm (unit of electrical resistance)
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