holm

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See also: Holm and hõlm

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Alteration of hollin.

Noun[edit]

holm (plural holms)

  1. (obsolete outside dialectal) The holly.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Edmund Spenser to this entry?)
  2. A common evergreen oak of Europe, Quercus ilex; the holm oak.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse holmi, holmr (islet), from the Proto-Germanic *hulmaz, from Proto-Indo-European root *kelH- (to rise, be elevated, be prominent; hill). Cognate with Old English holm (sea, ocean, wave), Old Saxon holm, Old Danish hulm, Middle Low German holm, German Holm, Middle Dutch holm, Swedish holme,

Noun[edit]

holm (plural holms)

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  1. An island in a lake, river or estuary; an eyot.
  2. (dialectal, chiefly West Yorkshire, Scotland, Orkney) Any small island, but especially one near a larger island or the mainland, sometimes with holly bushes; an islet. Often the word is used in Norse-influenced place-names. See also holme.
  3. Rich flat land near a river, prone to being completely flooded; a river-meadow; bottomland.

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse holmr, from Proto-Germanic *hulmaz.

Noun[edit]

holm c (singular definite holmen, plural indefinite holme)

  1. a small island

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *hulmaz (hill, rise).

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Noun[edit]

holm m (plural holmen, diminutive holmpje n)

  1. a small island

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse holmr, also in Old Saxon, Frisian cognate. Root is Proto-Germanic *hulmaz (hill, rise), equivalent to Latin culmen "peak", compare culminate.

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Noun[edit]

holm m (nominative plural holmas)

  1. (poetic) ocean, sea, waters
    Ða wæs heofonweardes gast ofer holm boren.
    The spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

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Polish[edit]

holm
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xɔlm/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Chemical element
Ho Previous: dysproz (Dy)
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holm m inan

  1. holmium (chemical element, Ho, atomic number 67)

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Slovene[edit]

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Noun[edit]

hólm m inan (genitive hólma, nominative plural hólmi)

  1. hill

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