karm

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Of Finno-Lappic origin. Cognate to Finnish karmea (scary, bitter) and Northern Sami guormes (thick (flour), rough (skin)).

Adjective[edit]

karm (genitive karmi, partitive karmi)

  1. harsh, tough, cold

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

karm

  1. indefinite accusative singular of karmur

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse karmr.

Noun[edit]

karm m (definite singular karmen, indefinite plural karmer, definite plural karmene)

  1. a frame (for a door or window)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse karmr.

Noun[edit]

karm m (definite singular karmen, indefinite plural karmar, definite plural karmane)

  1. a frame (for a door or window)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse karmr.

Noun[edit]

karm c

  1. a frame (for a door or window)

Declension[edit]

Declension of karm 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative karm karmen karmar karmarna
Genitive karms karmens karmars karmarnas

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Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse karmr (breast-work, parapet), related to Old Norse kjarr (copsewood, brush-wood, thicket), from the same Indo-European root as Ancient Greek γέρρον (gérrhon, anything made of wicker-work).

Noun[edit]

karm m

  1. backrest (of chairs, sofas, sleds etc.)

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