arm etymology

Old Saxon word arm comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₁erm-, and later Proto-Germanic *armaz (Pitiful, pitiable. Poor, miserable.)

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Detailed word origin of arm

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₁erm- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*armaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Pitiful, pitiable. Poor, miserable.
*arm Old Saxon (osx)