furmid

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Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French fourmi (ant).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

furmid (plural furmids)

  1. ant
    • 1956, F. J. Krüger, "Komipafurmids e püdafurmids", in Volapükagased pro Nedänapükans, No. 3, page 11, translated excerpt from Frederik van Eeden, De kleine Johannes.
      „O!“ - äsagom. - „No nemolöd onis stupikis! Mens golons lü furmids ad vedön sapiks.“
      "Oh!" he said. "Don't call them stupid! People go to the ants to become wise."

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