See also: arm, Arms, ARM, ärm, Ärm, and Arm.

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Arm

  1. Abbreviation of Armenian.

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German arm, from Old High German arm, from Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ermos, *h₂ŕ̥mos, an extension of *h₂er- (to fit together, to link, to join).

Cognate with Dutch arm, English arm, Swedish arm. The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin armus and arma.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /arm/, [ʔaʁm], [ʔaɐ̯m], [ʔaːm]
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  • Homophones: arm (general), ahm (some speakers)

NounEdit

Arm m (genitive Armes or Arms, plural Arme, diminutive Ärmchen n or Ärmlein n)

  1. (anatomy) an arm
  2. (figurative) anything that resembles an arm
    1. (textiles, technical use or informal) a sleeve
      Synonym: Ärmel
      mit langem Armlong-sleeved (technical)
      sich die Arme hochkrempelnto roll up one's sleeves (informal)
    2. a long protusion on a device or machine, e.g. a lever
    3. a branch, a section of a structure
      Synonyms: Zweig, Filiale, Branche
    4. (geography) an arm of a creek or a river
    5. influence, might

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Further readingEdit

  • Arm in Duden online