- n. [林] 榆树；榆木
- adj. 榆树的；榆木的
- n. (Elm)人名；(英、法、德、丹、瑞典)埃尔姆
1. whelm => 我们在榆树的遮盖、覆盖下非常的凉快，炎炎烈日晒不到我们。
2. 纽黑文市（英语：City of New Haven），又称纽海文市，为美国康涅狄格州的第二大城，纽黑文市的别名为“榆木市”或"榆城"（Elm City），因为纽黑文市曾经拥有为数众多和历史悠久的榆树。尽管这些榆树近年来都受到荷兰榆树病（Dutch Elm Disease）的感染，纽黑文仍旧是一个充满绿意的城市。世界著名的耶鲁大学就坐落在此。
3. 耶鲁 =》 谐音联想到：揶揄、鲁豫（鲁豫有约） =》 然后到：榆树 =》很像成语接龙啊。
来自PIE*el, 红棕色，词源同elm, eland.
- elm: [OE] The tree-name elm is widely distributed throughout the Indo-European languages of Europe. Latin had ulmus, for instance (source of German ulme and Dutch olm) and Irish has leamh. Of the Germanic languages (those whose native forms have not been supplanted by Latin ulmus) Swedish and Norwegian have alm beside English elm.
- elm (n.)
- Old English elm, from Proto-Germanic *elmaz (cognates: Danish elm, Old Norse almr, Old High German elme), perhaps from PIE root *el- (2) "red, brown" (see elk); cognate with Latin ulmus, Old Irish lem. German Ulme, Dutch olm are from or influenced by the Latin word. The toughest native European wood, used for ship-building, wheel-naves, etc. Middle English had adjective forms elmen, elmin, which survived longer in poetry. New Haven was informally the Elm City (1871).
- 1. It was a good table too, sturdily constructed of elm.
- 2. I made my home there, in the hollow of a dying elm.
- 3. Water pipes used to be made out of elm.
- 4. But there's the old community center on Elm Street.
- 5. ELM shall maintain all introduced accounts on a fully disclosed basis.
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