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Borrowed from Yiddish שטום (shtum, mute, dumb, voiceless), from Middle High German stum, from Old High German stum, from Proto-West Germanic *stumm. Cognate with German stumm, Dutch stom, Swedish stum. Doublet of stum.

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  • IPA(key): /ʃtʊm/
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  • Rhymes: -ʊm

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shtum (not comparable)

  1. silent; speechless; dumb.

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