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Proto-Germanic: *wurma-z, *wurmi-z m.; *wurmēn, -*ōn
Meaning: worm
IE etymology: IE etymology
Gothic: wɔrm-s m. (a) `snake'
Old Norse: orm-r m. `Schlange'
Norwegian: orm `Schlange'
Swedish: orm `Schlange'
Danish: orm `Schlange'
Old English: wyrm (wurm, weorm), -es m. `reptile, serpent; creepimg insect, worm'; wurma (wyrma), -an, m., wurme, -an f. `shell-fish from which a purple dye was obtained, purple dye; woad, plant from which dye is got'
English: worm
Old Frisian: wirm m.; wurma `Purpur'
Old Saxon: wurm `Wurm'
Middle Dutch: worm, wurm m., n. `woirm, insect; slang'
Dutch: worm, wurm m.
Middle Low German: worm `Wurm'
Old High German: wurm (8. Jh.) `Wurm'
Middle High German: wurm st. m. 'wurm, insekt (auch fliegendes); natter, schlange, drache; um sich fressendes geschwür, eine pferdekrankheit'
German: Wurm m.

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