arm etymology

Estonian word arm comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂r̥-ti-, Proto-Indo-European *erm-, Proto-Indo-European *arəm-, Proto-Indo-European *h₁ar-mo-, Proto-Indo-European *h₂erH-, Proto-Indo-European *h₂erHmos, and later Proto-Germanic *armaz (Pitiful, pitiable. Poor, miserable (anatomy) arm.)

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Detailed word origin of arm

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂r̥-ti- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*erm- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*arəm- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₁ar-mo- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂erH- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂erHmos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂(e)rmos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂ermos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*armaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Pitiful, pitiable. Poor, miserable (anatomy) arm.
*armas Proto-Finnic (fiu-fin-pro) Dear, beloved. Pitiful.
armas Estonian (est) Cute, sweet, pleasant. Dear, beloved.
arm Estonian (est) Mercy.

Words with the same origin as arm

Descendants of *erm-
armas armastus