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

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arm

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2/B language code for Armenian.

English edit

 
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Etymology 1 edit

From Middle English arm, from Old English earm, from Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz (arm), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂(e)rmos (a fitting, joint; arm, forequarter), a suffixed form of *h₂er- (to join, fit together).

Noun edit

arm (plural arms)

  1. The portion of the upper human appendage, from the shoulder to the wrist and sometimes including the hand.
    She stood with her right arm extended and her palm forward to indicate “Stop!”
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 19, in The China Governess: A Mystery, London: Chatto & Windus, →OCLC:
      When Timothy and Julia hurried up the staircase to the bedroom floor, where a considerable commotion was taking place, Tim took Barry Leach with him. He had him gripped firmly by the arm, since he felt it was not safe to let him loose, and he had no immediate idea what to do with him.
  2. (anatomy) The extended portion of the upper limb, from the shoulder to the elbow.
    The arm and forearm are parts of the upper limb in the human body.
  3. A limb, or locomotive or prehensile organ, of an invertebrate animal.
    the arms of an octopus
  4. The part of a piece of clothing that covers the arm.
    Synonym: sleeve
  5. A long, narrow, more or less rigid part of an object extending from the main part or centre of the object, such as the arm of an armchair, a crane, a pair of spectacles or a pair of compasses.
    The robot arm reached out and placed the part on the assembly line.
  6. (geography) A bay or inlet off a main body of water.
    Shelburne Bay is an arm of Lake Champlain.
  7. A branch of an organization.
    the cavalry arm of the military service
    • 2018 April 25, Ron Nixon, “Scandals and Investigations, but Few Arrests, for Air Marshals Program”, in The New York Times[2]:
      Congress has asked the Government Accountability Office, its investigative arm, to review the workplace complaints raised by air marshals, said Charles Young, a spokesman for the office.
  8. (figurative) Power; might; strength; support.
    the arm of the law
    the secular arm
  9. (baseball, slang) A pitcher
    The team needs to sign another arm in the offseason.
  10. (genetics) One of the two parts of a chromosome.
  11. A group of patients in a medical trial.
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Verb edit

arm (third-person singular simple present arms, present participle arming, simple past and past participle armed)

  1. (obsolete) To take by the arm; to take up in one's arms.

Etymology 2 edit

From Middle English arm (poor, wretched), from Old English earm (poor, miserable, pitiful, wretched), from Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz (poor), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁erm- (poor, ill).

Adjective edit

arm (comparative armer or more arm, superlative armest or most arm)

  1. (UK dialectal, chiefly Scotland) Poor; lacking in riches or wealth.
  2. (UK dialectal, chiefly Scotland) To be pitied; pitiful; wretched.
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Etymology 3 edit

Back-formation from arms (plural), from Middle English armes, from Old French armes, from Latin arma (weapons), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂er-mo-, a suffixed form of *h₂er- (to fit together), hence ultimately cognate with etymology 1.

Noun edit

arm (plural arms)

  1. (usually used in the plural) A weapon.
  2. (in the plural) Heraldic bearings or insignia.
    The Duke's arms were a sable gryphon rampant on an argent field.
  3. (in the plural, obsolete) War; hostilities; deeds or exploits of war.
Usage notes edit
  • Pubs and taverns often use this word in their names, as a reference to heraldic bearings, e.g. The Queen's Arms.
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Verb edit

arm (third-person singular simple present arms, present participle arming, simple past and past participle armed)

  1. (transitive) To supply with armour or (later especially) weapons.
    The king armed his knights with swords and shields.
    • 2015, George R. R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons, Bantam, →ISBN, page 593:
      They were arming them with spears and shields, putting iron halfhelms on their heads, and arraying them along the inner wall, a rank of snowy sentinels. "Lord Winter has joined us with his levies," one of the sentries [said].
  2. (transitive, figurative) To supply with the equipment, knowledge, authority, or other tools needed for a particular task; to furnish with capability; to equip.
    • 1593, anonymous author, The Life and Death of Iacke Straw [], Act I:
      thou getteſt no more of me.
      For I am ſure thy Office doth not arme thee with ſuch authoritie.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, [] (King James Version), London: [] Robert Barker, [], →OCLC, 1 Peter 4:1:
      arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin;
    • 1801(?), John Bunyan, The Pilgrim's Progress ... to which is Added, the Life and Death of the Author, page 359:
      Many following him, and, in his journeyings, he visited many at their houses, and gave them consolation, arming them with steady resolves, to be patient in suffering and trust to God for their reward; []
    • 1806, William turner, An Abstract of the History of the Bible ... With questions for examination, etc, page 43:
      [God] directed them to choose out three hundred only, and, arming them with nothing but trumpets and lamps, to send them by night into the camp of the Midianites.
    • 1885, United States Congressional Serial Set, page 119:
      Q. In other words, you were commissioning men here in Cincinnati to attend the polls, arming them with authority to arrest citizens; men from outside of the city of Cincinnati to arrest citizens of the city of Cincinnati []
    • 2011, Meredith H. Lair, Armed with Abundance: Consumerism & Soldiering in the Vietnam War, Univ of North Carolina Press, →ISBN, page 215:
      Picture taking soothed support troops' anxieties twice over, empowering them as they navigated a strange environment, and arming them with proof that they really had served in a war.
    • 2014, Susan Fawcett, Grassroots with Readings: The Writer's Workbook, Cengage Learning, →ISBN, page 466:
      [] and arming them with skills, work habits, and inner confidence that no one can ever take away.
  3. (transitive) To prepare (a tool, weapon, or system) for action; to activate.
    Remember to arm the alarm system before leaving for work.
  4. (intransitive, of a tool, weapon, or system) To become prepared for action; to activate.
    • 2021 March 10, Drachinifel, 14:43 from the start, in Guadalcanal Campaign - The Big Night Battle: Night 1 (IJN 3(?) : 2 USN)[3], archived from the original on 17 October 2022:
      Torpedoes were loosed, but the range was too short for them to actually arm, and they bounced harmlessly off the ship as it cut loose with its secondary and antiaircraft guns, smashing anything that it could see.
  5. (transitive) To cover or furnish with a plate, or with whatever will add strength, force, security, or efficiency.
    to arm the hit of a sword; to arm a hook in angling
  6. (intransitive) To take up weapons; to arm oneself.
  7. (transitive) To fit (a magnet) with an armature.
Synonyms edit
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Afrikaans edit

Etymology edit

From Dutch arm.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

arm (plural arms)

  1. arm

Cimbrian edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Middle High German arm, from Old High German arm, from Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz (arm). Cognate with German Arm, English arm.

Noun edit

arm m (plural èrme)

  1. (Sette Comuni) arm
    An langar arm rékhet béetor.A long arm can reach further.
Related terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Middle High German arm, from Old High German arm, from Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz (poor, pitiful). Cognate with German arm, English arm.

Adjective edit

arm (comparative èrmor, superlative dar èrmorste)

  1. (Sette Comuni, Luserna) poor
    Bèar is arm hat nicht so borliran.He who is poor has nothing to lose.
Declension edit

This adjective has irregular declension; positive inflected forms also have umlaut.

Derived terms edit

References edit

  • “arm” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo
  • Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Luserna / Lusérn: Le nostre parole / Ünsarne börtar / Unsere Wörter [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle isole linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Danish edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse armr (arm), from Proto-Germanic *armaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂er-mo- (arm).

Noun edit

arm c (singular definite armen, plural indefinite arme)

  1. (anatomy) arm
Inflection edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Old Norse armr (arm, poor), from Proto-Germanic *armaz (poor).

Adjective edit

arm

  1. (dated) poor, not rich
    Synonym: fattig
  2. unfortunate, poor
    Synonym: stakkels
Inflection edit
Inflection of arm
Positive Comparative Superlative
Indefinte common singular arm 2
Indefinite neuter singular armt 2
Plural arme 2
Definite attributive1 arme
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Further reading edit

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Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Middle Dutch arm, from Old Dutch arm, from Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz (arm), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂(e)rmos (a fitting, joint), a suffixed form of *h₂er- (to join, fit together). Cognate to Avestan𐬀𐬭𐬨𐬀(arma) and Old Persian [script needed] (arma).

Noun edit

arm m (plural armen, diminutive armpje n)

  1. arm
    Iemand kneep in mijn arm.
    Someone pinched my arm.
  2. branch (especially of streams and organisations)
Derived terms edit
Descendants edit
  • Afrikaans: arm
  • Javindo: arrem
  • Negerhollands: arm, erm

Etymology 2 edit

From Middle Dutch arm, from Old Dutch arm, from Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erH- (to be sparse).

Adjective edit

arm (comparative armer, superlative armst)

  1. poor (not rich)
    arme landenpoor countries
  2. poor (unfortunate)
    arme stakker…poor soul…
Inflection edit
Inflection of arm
uninflected arm
inflected arme
comparative armer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial arm armer het armst
het armste
indefinite m./f. sing. arme armere armste
n. sing. arm armer armste
plural arme armere armste
definite arme armere armste
partitive arms armers
Derived terms edit
Descendants edit
  • Afrikaans: arm
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: arum
  • Jersey Dutch: arm
  • Negerhollands: aerm
  • Petjo: arm

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East Central German edit

Verb edit

arm

  1. (Erzgebirgisch, intransitive) to work
    Synonym: arbittn

Further reading edit

  • 2020 June 11, Hendrik Heidler, Hendrik Heidler's 400 Seiten: Echtes Erzgebirgisch: Wuu de Hasen Hoosn haaßn un de Hosen Huusn do sei mir drhamm: Das Original Wörterbuch: Ratgeber und Fundgrube der erzgebirgischen Mund- und Lebensart: Erzgebirgisch – Deutsch / Deutsch – Erzgebirgisch[4], 3. geänderte Auflage edition, Norderstedt: BoD – Books on Demand, →ISBN, →OCLC, page 17:

Estonian edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Finnic *arpi; arm is an irregular variant of the root; the expected arb can be seen in dialects.

Noun edit

arm (genitive armi, partitive armi)

  1. scar
Declension edit
Declension of arm (ÕS type 22e/riik, length gradation)
singular plural
nominative arm armid
accusative nom.
gen. armi
genitive armide
partitive armi arme
armisid
illative armi
armisse
armidesse
armesse
inessive armis armides
armes
elative armist armidest
armest
allative armile armidele
armele
adessive armil armidel
armel
ablative armilt armidelt
armelt
translative armiks armideks
armeks
terminative armini armideni
essive armina armidena
abessive armita armideta
comitative armiga armidega

Etymology 2 edit

From Proto-Finnic *armo. Most likely derived from armas. Cognate to Votic armo (grace, mercy).

Noun edit

arm (genitive armu, partitive armu)

  1. mercy
  2. pardon
  3. (poetic) love, affection
Declension edit
Declension of arm (ÕS type 22e/riik, length gradation)
singular plural
nominative arm armud
accusative nom.
gen. armu
genitive armude
partitive armu arme
armusid
illative armu
armusse
armudesse
armesse
inessive armus armudes
armes
elative armust armudest
armest
allative armule armudele
armele
adessive armul armudel
armel
ablative armult armudelt
armelt
translative armuks armudeks
armeks
terminative armuni armudeni
essive armuna armudena
abessive armuta armudeta
comitative armuga armudega

Faroese edit

Noun edit

arm

  1. indefinite accusative singular of armur

German edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erH- (to be sparse) or alternatively from Proto-Indo-European *h₃erbʰ-, whence English orphan.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

arm (strong nominative masculine singular armer, comparative ärmer, superlative am ärmsten)

  1. poor (having little money)
  2. poor (to be pitied)
    arm dran seinto have bad luck
    lieber arm dran als Arm abbetter to have bad luck than to lose an arm [the play on words is lost in translation]
  3. low (having a small amount)

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Further reading edit

  • arm” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • arm” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • arm” in Duden online

Icelandic edit

Noun edit

arm

  1. indefinite accusative singular of armur

Irish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish arm n (armour, battle-equipment, panoply; weapon; army), from Latin arma.[1]

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

arm m (genitive singular airm, nominative plural airm)

  1. weapon; implement, tool
  2. (collective) arms
  3. army

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
arm n-arm harm not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References edit

  1. ^ G. Toner, M. Ní Mhaonaigh, S. Arbuthnot, D. Wodtko, M.-L. Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “arm”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  2. ^ Sjoestedt, M. L. (1931) Phonétique d’un parler irlandais de Kerry (in French), Paris: Librairie Ernest Leroux, § 110, page 59
  3. ^ Finck, F. N. (1899) Die araner mundart (in German), volume II, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, page 10
  4. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, § 138, page 54

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Jersey Dutch edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Dutch arm. Cognates include Afrikaans arm.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

arm

  1. poor
    • 1912, Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsche taal— en letterkunde, volumes 31-32, page 309:
      Hāi waz nît tevrêde täus en dârkîs tû râkni arm. [] |He was not content at home and therefore he became poor.

Livonian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Finnic *armo. Akin to Finnish armo.

Noun edit

arm

  1. peace
  2. love

Manx edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish arm n (armour, battle-equipment, panoply; weapon; army), from Latin arma.

Noun edit

arm m (genitive singular arm, plural armyn)

  1. arm, weapon, armament

Verb edit

arm (verbal noun armal, past participle garmal)

  1. arm

References edit

Middle Dutch edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Dutch arm, from Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz.

Noun edit

arm m

  1. arm
Inflection edit
Alternative forms edit
Descendants edit
Further reading edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Old Dutch arm, from Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz.

Adjective edit

arm

  1. poor, having few possessions
  2. unfortunate, pitiable
Inflection edit
Adjective
Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Nominative Indefinite arm arme arm arme
Definite arme arme
Accusative Indefinite armen arme arm arme
Definite arme
Genitive arms armer arms armer
Dative armen armer armen armen
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Middle English edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old English earm (arm), from Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz (arm), from Proto-Indo-European *arəm- (arm).

Alternative forms edit

Noun edit

arm (plural arms)

  1. arm
Descendants edit

References edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Old English earm (poor, wretched), from Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz (poor), from Proto-Indo-European *erm- (poor, ill).

Adjective edit

arm

  1. poor
  2. miserable, wretched
Descendants edit

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Norwegian Bokmål edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse armr.

Adjective edit

arm (neuter singular armt, definite singular and plural arme)

  1. poor

Noun edit

 
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arm m (definite singular armen, indefinite plural armer, definite plural armene)

  1. (anatomy) an arm

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Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

 
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From Old Norse armr m, from Proto-Germanic *armaz m. Akin to English arm.

Noun edit

arm m (definite singular armen, indefinite plural armar, definite plural armane)

  1. (anatomy) an arm
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Old Norse armr, from Proto-Germanic *armaz.

Adjective edit

arm (neuter armt, definite singular and plural arme, comparative armare, indefinite superlative armast, definite superlative armaste)

  1. poor, pitiful (to be pitied)
Derived terms edit

References edit

Anagrams edit

Old Dutch edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz.

Noun edit

arm m

  1. arm
Inflection edit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants edit
Further reading edit
  • arm (I)”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Etymology 2 edit

From Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz.

Adjective edit

arm

  1. poor
Inflection edit

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms edit
Descendants edit
Further reading edit
  • arm (II)”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old English edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz (arm), whence also Old High German arm, Old Norse armr.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

arm m

  1. Alternative form of earm

Declension edit

Old High German edit

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ermos, *h₂ŕ̥mos, whence also Old English arm, Old Norse armr.

Noun edit

arm m

  1. (anatomy) arm
Declension edit
Derived terms edit
Descendants edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz, whence also Old English earm, Old Norse armr.

Adjective edit

arm

  1. poor, miserable
Declension edit
Derived terms edit
Descendants edit

References edit

  • Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer

Old Saxon edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz, whence also Old English earm, Old Norse armr.

Noun edit

arm m

  1. arm
Declension edit


Descendants edit
  • Middle Low German: arm
    • Low German:
      • German Low German:
        Hamburgisch: Arm
        Westphalian:
        Ravensbergisch: Ārm
        Lippisch: Arm
        Sauerländisch: Ārm, Ārem, Oarm
        Westmünsterländisch: Arm
      • Plautdietsch: Oam, Oarm

Etymology 2 edit

From Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz, whence also Old English earm, Old Norse armr.

Adjective edit

arm (comparative armoro, superlative armost)

  1. miserable, poor
Declension edit


Descendants edit
  • Low German: arm (also Lippisch)

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin armus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂er- (to join).

Noun edit

arm n (plural armuri)

  1. (chiefly Oltenia) an animal's haunch, or a thigh on a person
    Synonyms: coapsă, șold

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See also edit

Scots edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Middle English arm, from Old English earm (arm), from Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz (arm), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂er-mo- (arm).

Alternative forms edit

Noun edit

arm (plural arms)

  1. arm
  2. arm of the sea
  3. bar, beam

Etymology 2 edit

From Middle English arm (poor), from Old English earm (poor), from Proto-West Germanic *arm, from Proto-Germanic *armaz (poor), from Proto-Indo-European *erm- (poor, ill).

Adjective edit

arm (comparative mair arm, superlative maist arm)

  1. poor; wretched
  2. weak; thin; sickly

Verb edit

arm (third-person singular simple present arms, present participle armin, simple past armt, past participle armt)

  1. (intransitive) to crawl about miserably.

Etymology 3 edit

From Middle English armen (to arm), from Old French armer (to arm), from Latin armō (to arm). More at arm.

Verb edit

arm (third-person singular simple present arms, present participle armin, simple past armt, past participle armt)

  1. to arm, outfit with weapons or armour

Etymology 4 edit

From Old Norse armr (wing of a body).

Alternative forms edit

Noun edit

arm (plural arms)

  1. (Shetland) the tail end of something, especially of fishing line

Scottish Gaelic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish arm n (armour, battle-equipment, panoply; weapon; army), from Latin arma.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

arm m (genitive singular airm, plural airm)

  1. army
    Synonym: armailt
  2. arm, weapon

Usage notes edit

  • Arm is usually used to refer to the entire fighting force of a nation etc, while armailt usually refers to the an "army" involved in a particular battle etc:
    Arm Bhreatainn anns a' Chogadh MhòrBritish Army in the First World War (the armed forces as a whole)
    armailt Bhreatannach ann an AfragaBritish Army in Africa

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Related terms edit

Mutation edit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
arm n-arm h-arm t-arm
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading edit

  • Edward Dwelly (1911), “arm”, in Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan [The Illustrated Gaelic–English Dictionary], 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • G. Toner, M. Ní Mhaonaigh, S. Arbuthnot, D. Wodtko, M.-L. Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “arm”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

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Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse armr (arm), from Proto-Germanic *armaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ermos, *h₂ŕ̥mos.

Noun edit

arm c

  1. (anatomy) arm; the body part
  2. arm; something extending from a body
Declension edit
Declension of arm 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative arm armen armar armarna
Genitive arms armens armars armarnas
Derived terms edit

See also edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Old Norse armr (poor), from Proto-Germanic *armaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ormos.

Adjective edit

arm (comparative armare, superlative armast)

  1. (dated) poor; to be pitied
    Synonym: stackars
  2. (dated) poor; with no possessions or money
    Synonym: fattig
Declension edit
Inflection of arm
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular arm armare armast
Neuter singular armt armare armast
Plural arma armare armast
Masculine plural3 arme armare armast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 arme armare armaste
All arma armare armaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic
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Anagrams edit

Yimas edit

Noun edit

arm

  1. water

References edit

  • The Papuan Languages of New Guinea (1986, →ISBN) (as arɨm)
  • William A. Foley, The Yimas Language of New Guinea (1991, →ISBN), page 296:
    arm tark kantk-rm ima-na-tɨ-n
    water coldness with-water water S-DEF-becomes-PRES
    'The water is getting cold.'