aum

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See also: AUM and aum.

Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit (aum).

Noun[edit]

aum

  1. A common transliteration of , the sacred syllable in Hinduism.

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Said to be from Dutch aam”)

Noun[edit]

aum (plural aums)

  1. (Britain, archaic) A unit of hock equal to approximately 30 gallons.

Anagrams[edit]


Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse aumr.

Adjective[edit]

aum

  1. Sore, delicate, suffering from pain.[1]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse eyma. For the lack of umlaut compare drȯum, as well as auk, rauk.

Verb[edit]

aum

  1. (intransitive) To hold tenderness, have affection.[1]
  2. (intransitive) To feel tender, aching in some limb.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Rietz, Johan Ernst, “Aum”, in Svenskt dialektlexikon: ordbok öfver svenska allmogespråket [Swedish dialectal lexicon: a dictionary for the Swedish lects] (in Swedish), 1962 edition, Lund: C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag, published 1862–1867, page 15