Wurm

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: wurm

Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wurm, from Proto-Germanic *wurmiz. Compare Luxembourgish Wuerm, Plautdietsch Worm, Dutch worm, North Frisian wörem, English worm, Icelandic ormur, Swedish orm, Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌼𐍃 (waurms).

Noun[edit]

Wurm m

  1. (Uri) worm

References[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wurm, from Proto-Germanic *wurmiz, from Proto-Indo-European *wr̥mis. Compare Dutch and English worm, West Frisian wjirm, Danish orm, Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌼𐍃 (waurms).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Wurm m (genitive Wurms or Wurmes, plural Würmer, diminutive Würmchen n or Würmlein n or Würmelein n)

  1. worm, maggot, grub

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

Wurm m (genitive Wurms or Wurmes, plural Würme)

  1. (poetic, heraldry) wyrm, lindworm, dragon, snake, serpent, reptile

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

Wurm n (genitive Wurms or Wurmes, plural Würmer)

  1. (colloquial) mite, mite of a child

Declension[edit]

yes