arm etymology

Norwegian Nynorsk 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, Proto-Indo-European *h₁erm-, and later Proto-Germanic *armaz (Pitiful, pitiable. Poor, miserable.)

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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)
*h₁erm- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂(e)rmos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂ŕ̥mos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*armaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Pitiful, pitiable. Poor, miserable.
*armaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (anatomy) arm.
*armaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Pitiful, pitiable. Poor, miserable (anatomy) arm.
armr Old Norse (non) Arm.
arm Norwegian Nynorsk (nno) (anatomy) an arm.

Words with the same origin as arm

Descendants of *erm-
armbind daud djupraud falk falkeblikk fjordarm gardbrukar gardsarbeidar gåve hand hendig hungersnaud infraraud mage magedans mageplask magesår overarm raud raudrev raudruss raudspette sumar underarm vingard
Descendants of *arəm-
Svartehavet armlene gard hava heim herre naud svart
Descendants of *h₁ar-mo-
draum heimeside heimland heimlaus naudlanding tuss
Descendants of *h₂erH-
magesekk prestegard
Descendants of *h₂erHmos
bera raudmus