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orm

orm

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

Danish

Noun

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

  1. worm
  2. grub
  3. maggot

Inflection


Irish

Pronunciation

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

Pronoun

orm (emphatic ormsa)

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

References

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

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse ormr, from Proto-Germanic *wurmiz, from Proto-Indo-European *wr̥mis.

Noun

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

  1. a snake
  2. a worm

Synonyms

References


Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse ormr, from Proto-Germanic *wurmiz, from Proto-Indo-European *wr̥mis.

Noun

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

  1. a snake
  2. a worm

Synonyms

References


Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

Pronoun

orm

  1. on me
    Tha an t-acras mòr orm. ― I am very hungry. (literally The hunger is great on me.)

Derived terms

See also


Swedish

Etymology

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). Masculine in Late Modern Swedish. Akin to English worm, wyrm.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈʊrm/

Noun

orm c

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

Declension

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

Derived terms

  • huggorm
  • ormbett
  • ormbunke
  • ormslå
  • ormsten
  • ormtjusare
  • ormå sig
  • ormödla
  • skallerorm