arm etymology

Scottish Gaelic word arm comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂r̥-ti-

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Detailed word origin of arm

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂r̥-ti- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂(e)rmos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) fitting
arma Latin (lat) (Late Latin) weapon. (pluralonly) defence. (pluralonly) defensive arms, armor/armour, shields, weapons of war.. (pluralonly) soldiers, military power. (pluralonly) tools. (pluralonly) war.
arm Old Irish (sga)
arm Scottish Gaelic (gla) Arm, weapon. Army.