- n. 舵；舵柄；领导地位；驾驶盘
- vt. 指挥；给...掌舵
- n. (Helm)人名；(英、瑞典)赫尔姆；(法)埃尔姆；(德、匈、捷)黑尔姆
1. hold => halt => halter => helve => helm.
2. helve => helm.
3. PIE root *kel- 'hide, cover' => apocalypse, cell, helm, cellar, conceal, hall, hell, and occult.
4. cell, hell, hall => helm, helmet.
- helm (n.1)
- "instrument by which a ship is steered," late 13c., from Old English helma "rudder; position of guidance, control," from Proto-Germanic *halbma- (cognates: Old Norse hjalm, Old High German helmo, German Helm "handle"), from PIE *kelp- "to hold, grasp" (see helve).
Helm - the handle or tiller, in large ships the wheel, by which the runner is managed; the word is sometimes used with reference to the whole stearing-gear.
Rudder - that part of the helm which consists of a broad piece of timber, enters the water, and is governed by means of the wheel or tiller.
Tiller - the bar or lever by means of which the rudder of a ship or boat is turned.
[J.H.A. Günther, "English Synonyms Explained & Illustrated," Groningen, 1904]
- helm (n.2)
- "a helmet," c. 1200, from Old English helm "protection, covering; crown, helmet," and perhaps also from cognate Old Norse hjalmr, from Proto-Germanic *helmaz "protective covering," from PIE *kel- (2) "to cover, to hide" (see cell). Italian elmo, Spanish yelmo are from Germanic.
- 1. Mr. Helm plans to assert that the bill violates the First Amendment.
- 2. Who was at the helm when the collision occurred?
- 3. Down [ Up ] with the helm!
- 转舵背 [ 迎 ] 风开!
- 4. Ms Helm, a British journalist, brings her training into play when meeting survivors and descendants.
- Helm女士是一名英国记者, 她在同幸存者及后代会面发挥了记者的特点.
- 5. The boat seemed very slow to answer to any movement of the helm.
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