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It Has 4 letters ( h e l m )         1 vowels ( e )         3 consonants ( h l m )         Word on the contrary mleh

Which the Definition/Meaning of helm in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* enPR: hĕlm, IPA(key): /hɛlm/ * Rhymes: -ɛlm

  • enPR: hĕlm, IPA(key): /hɛlm/
  • Rhymes: -ɛlm

Which the Definition/Meaning of helm in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Old English _helma_, from Proto-Germanic _*helmô_ (“handle”). NOUN HELM (_plural_ HELMS) * (nautical) The steering apparatus of a ship, especially the tiller or wheel. * (maritime) The member of the crew in charge of steering the boat. * (figuratively) A position of leadership or control. _the HELM of the Commonwealth_ * One at the place of direction or control; a guide; a director. * Shakespeare the HELMS o' the State, who care for you like fathers * (heraldry) A helmet. * (obsolete, UK, dialect) A helve. DERIVED TERMS * at the helm * take the helm TRANSLATIONS VERB HELM (_third-person singular simple present_ HELMS, _present participle_ HELMING, _simple past and past participle_ HELMED) * To be a helmsman or a member of the helm; to be in charge of steering the boat. * Tennyson A wild wave […] overbears the bark, / And him that HELMS it. * (by extension) To lead (a project, etc.). * 2014, Malcolm Jack, "John Grant with the Royal Northern Sinfonia review – positively spine-tingling", _The Guardian_, 1 December 2014: “I wanted to change the world, but I could not even change my underwear,” sings John Grant at the piano, in a luxuriant baritone croon as thick and healthy as his beard. It’s hard to reconcile the guy who once struggled to so much as put on clean pants back in the bad old days – well-storied, not least through his own songs – with the one warmly and gracefully HELMING this complex, prestigious production – the penultimate date on a tour of packed concert halls, backed by an orchestra. * Shakespeare the business he hath HELMED

From Old English helma, from Proto-Germanic *helmô (handle).

Noun

helm (plural helms)

  1. (nautical) The steering apparatus of a ship, especially the tiller or wheel.
  2. (maritime) The member of the crew in charge of steering the boat.
  3. (figuratively) A position of leadership or control.
    the helm of the Commonwealth
  4. One at the place of direction or control; a guide; a director.
  5. (heraldry) A helmet.
  6. (obsolete, UK, dialect) A helve.
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Verb

helm (third-person singular simple present helms, present participle helming, simple past and past participle helmed)

  1. To be a helmsman or a member of the helm; to be in charge of steering the boat.
  2. (by extension) To lead (a project, etc.).

Which the Definition/Meaning of helm in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

From Middle English, from Old English _helm_, Proto-Germanic _*helmaz_ (“protective covering”), probably from Proto-Indo-European _*kelmo-s_ (“to cover, to hide”); compare _*ḱel-_ (“to hide, protect”). Compare West Frisian _helm_, Dutch _helm_, Low German _Helm_, German _Helm_, Danish _hjelm_. NOUN HELM (_plural_ HELMS _or_ HELMEN) * (archaic) A helmet. * _Luken sweord longe, leiden o þe HELMEN._ — Layamon's Brut, 1275 (They drew their swords and put on their HELMEN.) * _Þe HELM of hel and þe swerd of þe Spirit._ — An Apology for Lollard Doctrines, Attributed to Wycliffe, 1475 * _The kynge Ban be-gan to laugh vndir his HELME._ — Merlin, 1500 * A heavy cloud lying on the brow of a mountain. (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?) DERIVED TERMS * behelm

From Middle English, from Old English helm, Proto-Germanic *helmaz (protective covering), probably from Proto-Indo-European *kelmo-s (to cover, to hide); compare *ḱel- (to hide, protect). Compare West Frisian helm, Dutch helm, Low German Helm, German Helm, Danish hjelm.

Noun

helm (plural helms or helmen)

  1. (archaic) A helmet.
    (They drew their swords and put on their helmen.)
  2. A heavy cloud lying on the brow of a mountain.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)
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Which the Definition/Meaning of helm in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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English - Etymology 3

NOUN HELM (_plural_ HELMS) * alternative form of _haulm_ (a straw)

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helm (plural helms)

  1. alternative form of haulm (a straw)

Which the Definition/Meaning of helm in categoryALBANIAN - ETYMOLOGY
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Albanian - Etymology

From Proto-Albanian _*hal(i)m_, from Proto-Indo-European _*sKel-_ (“to cut (off)”). Cognate to Old High German _scalmo_ (“plague, pestilence”), Welsh _claf_ (“sick”).

From Proto-Albanian *hal(i)m, from Proto-Indo-European *sKel- (to cut (off)). Cognate to Old High German scalmo (plague, pestilence), Welsh claf (sick).

Which the Definition/Meaning of helm in categoryALBANIAN - NOUN
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Albanian - Noun

HELM

helm

Which the Definition/Meaning of helm in categoryALBANIAN - REFERENCES
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Albanian - References

* ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.198

  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.198

Which the Definition/Meaning of helm in categoryDUTCH - ETYMOLOGY
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Dutch - Etymology

From Old Dutch _*helm_, from Proto-Germanic _*helmaz_. Compare West Frisian _helm_, Low German _Helm_, German _Helm_, Danish _hjelm_.

From Old Dutch *helm, from Proto-Germanic *helmaz. Compare West Frisian helm, Low German Helm, German Helm, Danish hjelm.

Which the Definition/Meaning of helm in categoryDUTCH - PRONUNCIATION
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Dutch - Pronunciation

* Rhymes: -ɛlm

  • Rhymes: -ɛlm

Which the Definition/Meaning of helm in categoryDUTCH - NOUN
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Dutch - Noun

HELM

helm

Which the Definition/Meaning of helm in categoryINDONESIAN - NOUN
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Indonesian - Noun

HELM * helmet (protective head covering)

helm

  1. helmet (protective head covering)


Which the Definition/Meaning of helm in categoryOLD ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Old English - Etymology

From Proto-Germanic _*helmaz_ (“protective covering”), from Proto-Indo-European _*ḱel-_ (“to cover, to hide”). Compare Old Frisian _helm_, Old Saxon _helm_, Old High German _helm_, Old Norse _hjalmr_, Gothic

From Proto-Germanic *helmaz (protective covering), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱel- (to cover, to hide). Compare Old Frisian helm, Old Saxon helm, Old High German helm, Old Norse hjalmr, Gothic

Which the Definition/Meaning of helm in categoryOLD ENGLISH - NOUN
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Old English - Noun

HELM

helm

Which the Definition/Meaning of helm in categoryOLD HIGH GERMAN - ETYMOLOGY
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Old High German - Etymology

From Proto-Germanic _*helmaz_. Compare Old Saxon _helm_, Old English _helm_, Old Norse _hjalmr_, Gothic

From Proto-Germanic *helmaz. Compare Old Saxon helm, Old English helm, Old Norse hjalmr, Gothic

Which the Definition/Meaning of helm in categoryOLD HIGH GERMAN - NOUN
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Old High German - Noun

HELM

helm


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