zwerm

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zwerm

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch swarm, swerm, swaerm, from Old Dutch *swarm, from Proto-Germanic *swarmaz, from Proto-Indo-European *swer- (to buzz, hum). Compare German Schwarm, English swarm, Danish sværm.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /zʋɛrm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: zwerm
  • Rhymes: -ɛrm

Noun[edit]

zwerm m (plural zwermen, diminutive zwermpje n)

  1. swarm (large number of individuals)

Derived terms[edit]