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Proto-Germanic: *awōn; *awēn; *awun-xaim=
Meaning: grandmother, -father, oncle
IE etymology: IE etymology
Gothic: *awō f. (n) `grandmother'
Old Norse: āi m. `Urgrossvater' (eig. `Stammvater'); afi m. `Grossvater'
Old English: ēam, -es m. `uncle chiefly on the mother's side'
English: eam
Old Frisian: ēm
Old Saxon: ēam
Middle Dutch: oom `oom; grootvader, zwager'
Dutch: oom m.
Middle Low German: ōm `Mutterbruder, Onkel, Schwestersohn, Neffe; Grossvater, Schwager',
Old High German: ōheim (9. Jh.)
Middle High German: ōheim, ȫheim st. m., -e wk. m. `Mutterbruder, Oheim; Schwestersohn, Neffe, Verwandter'
German: Oheim, Ohm

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