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English

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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

helma, from khelman = "handle"

Noun

Singular
helm

Plural
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  1. (nautical) The steering apparatus of a ship, especially the tiller or wheel.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The member of the crew in charge of steering the boat.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A position of leadership or control.
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Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to helm

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to helm (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To be a helmsman or a member of the helm; to be in charge of steering the boat.

Etymology 2

Old English helm, Common Germanic *helmo-z, from PIE *kelmo-s.

Noun

Singular
helm

Plural
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helm ({{{1}}})
  1. (archaic) A helmet.

Albanian

Noun

helm m.

  1. poison

Dutch

Etymology

Common Germanic *helmaz

Pronunciation

Noun

helm m.

  1. helmet

Old English

Etymology

Common Germanic *helmoz

Noun

helm m

  1. helmet

Old High German

Etymology

Common Germanic *helmoz (Modern German Helm)

Noun

helm m

  1. helmet

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