orm

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See also: ORM, orm., and O/RM

Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ormr, from Proto-Germanic *wurmiz, cognate with English worm, German Wurm. The word goes back to Proto-Indo-European *wr̥mis, which is also the source of Latin vermis (worm).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /oːˀrm/, [ˈoɐ̯ˀm]

Noun[edit]

orm c (singular definite ormen, plural indefinite orme or orm)

  1. worm
  2. grub
  3. maggot

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (stressed) /ˈɔɾˠəmˠ/, (unstressed) /əɾˠmˠ/

Pronoun[edit]

orm (emphatic ormsa)

  1. first-person singular of ar: on me
    Tá ocras orm.
    I’m hungry. (literally “Hunger is upon me”)

References[edit]

  • Finck, F. N. (1899), Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. I, p. 196.
  • Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1977, Gaeilge Chois Fhairrge: An Deilbhíocht, 2nd edition, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 299.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ormr (snake, worm), from Proto-Germanic *wurmiz (worm, snake), from Proto-Indo-European *wr̥mis (worm), possibly from *wer- (to burn).

Noun[edit]

orm m (definite singular ormen, indefinite plural ormer, definite plural ormene)

  1. a snake
  2. a worm

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ormr, from Proto-Germanic *wurmiz, from Proto-Indo-European *wr̥mis. Akin to English worm.

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Noun[edit]

orm m (definite singular ormen, indefinite plural ormar, definite plural ormane)

  1. a snake
  2. a worm

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish form. Cognates include Irish orm and Manx orrym.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

orm

  1. first-person singular of air: on me
    Tha an t-acras mòr orm.I am very hungry. (literally, “The hunger is great on me.”)

Inflection[edit]

Personal inflection of air
Number Person Simple Emphatic
Singular 1st orm ormsa
2nd ort ortsa
3rd m air airsan
3rd f oirre oirrese
Plural 1st oirnn oirnne
2nd oirbh oirbhse
3rd orra orrasan

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish ormber (snake, vermin, ringworm), from Old Norse ormr, from Proto-Germanic *wurmiz, from Proto-Indo-European *wr̥mis, *wrmo- (serpent, scorpion, maggot, worm), maybe from Proto-Indo-European *wer- (to turn). Akin to English worm, wyrm. Doublet of vurm.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈʊrm/

Noun[edit]

orm c

  1. (zoology) snake; a legless reptile of the suborder Serpentes

Declension[edit]

Declension of orm 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative orm ormen ormar ormarna
Genitive orms ormens ormars ormarnas

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