wurm

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wurm m ‎(plural wurmen, diminutive wurmpje n)

  1. worm

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Verb[edit]

wurm

  1. first-person singular present indicative of wurmen
  2. imperative of wurmen

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wurmiz, from Proto-Indo-European *wr̥mis. Cognate with Old Frisian wirm, Old English wyrm, Old High German wurm (German Wurm), Old Norse ormr (Swedish orm ‎(serpent)), Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌼𐍃 ‎(waurms, worm, serpent), Dutch worm and wurm. The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin vermis ‎(worm), Lithuanian varmas ‎(midge), Old East Slavic вермие ‎(vermie, locusts, worms), Ancient Greek ῥόμος ‎(rhómos, earthworm) (originally *ϝράμος ‎(wrámos)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wurm m

  1. a serpent or snake
  2. a creeping insect, maggot, grub, or worm

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