See also: holm

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From holm ‎(small island).

Proper nounEdit

Holm

  1. A topographic surname​.

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Probably from Middle Low German holm ‎(girt), which pertains to the Germanic root *helmô (compare English helm). Older theories derive it from the plural of dialectal Hulbe ‎(beam) with -ben-m (a rather common development in German). This seems less likely, particularly since Holm was spread by Jahn, who introduced several Low German dialect words to the standard.

NounEdit

Holm m ‎(genitive Holms or Holmes, plural Holme)

  1. rail, bar (on which to hold on to)

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Low German holm ‎(island), from Proto-Germanic *hulmaz.

NounEdit

Holm m ‎(genitive Holms or Holmes, plural Holme)

  1. (regional, Northern Germany) small island

DeclensionEdit


NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From holm, archaic form of holme ‎(small island).

Proper nounEdit

Holm

  1. A topographic surname​.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From holm, archaic form of holme ‎(small island).

Proper nounEdit

Holm

  1. A topographic surname​.
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