ormr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wurmiz, from Proto-Indo-European *wr̥mis. Compare Old Saxon and Old High German wurm, Old English wyrm, Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌼𐍃(waurms).

Noun[edit]

ormr m (genitive orms, plural ormar)

  1. snake, serpent
  2. worm

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • ormr in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press