Sturm

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See also: sturm, stürm, and šturm

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Sturm.

Proper noun[edit]

Sturm (plural Sturms)

  1. A surname from German.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Sturm is the 3832nd most common surname in the United States, belonging to 9242 individuals. Sturm is most common among White (95.3%) individuals.

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German and Old High German sturm (storm). The retention of the u vowel is irregular; it was lowered to o due to a-mutation in all other West Germanic languages and even Old Norse, despite German being the one Germanic language where a-mutation most consistently occurred, especially of u to o.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃtʊrm/, [ʃtʊʁm], [ʃtʊɐ̯m]
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Noun[edit]

Sturm m (strong, genitive Sturmes or Sturms, plural Stürme)

  1. A strong, blustery wind; gust; gale; squall
  2. storm, tempest
  3. (military) storm, rush, attack
  4. (Austria) must made from white or red grapes that has begun to ferment but that has not yet turned into wine
    Synonyms: Federweißer, Sauser, Neuer Wein

Usage notes[edit]

  • Unlike English storm, the German word is not associated with rainfall. A Sturm may, of course, be accompanied by rainfall, but the word as such refers only to strong winds.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Polish: szturm
  • Russian: штурм (šturm)
  • Serbo-Croatian: štȕrm

Further reading[edit]

  • Sturm” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Sturm” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon