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Schwarm

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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German swarm.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃvaʁm/, [ʃvaɐ̯m]

NounEdit

Schwarm m (genitive Schwarms or Schwarmes, plural Schwärme)

  1. swarm
    • 1921, Elisabeth von Heyking, Die Trommel, in Weberin Schuld, G. Grote'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, page 8:
      Dazu zirpten unzählige Zikaden, schillernde Libellen schossen surrend durch die Luft, […], Mücken summten in Schwärmen, […]
      In addition countless cicadas chirped, iridescent dragonflies shot buzzingly through the air, […], mosquitoes hummed in swarms, […]
  2. flock

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