|käärme englanniksi||serpent fi, worm fi, adder fi, snake fi, ophidian fi|
: ux|en|Dont try to run away, you little worm!
*: I am a worm, and no man.
*: The threads of screws, when bigger than can be made in screw plates, are called worms.
*: There came a viper out of the heat, and leapt on his hand. When the men of the country saw the worm hang on his hand, they said, This man must needs be a murderer.
*: Tis slander, / Whose edge is sharper than the sword, whose tongue / Outvenoms all the worms of Nile.
*: When Cerberus perceived us, the great worm, / His mouth he opened and displayed his tusks.
: ux|en|The worm of conscience still begnaw thy soul! — Richard III, [[w:Shakespeare|William Shakespeare]]
: ux|en|We wormed our way through the underbrush.
*: When debates and fretting jealousy / Did worm and work within you more and more, / Your colour faded.
: ux|en|He wormed his way into the organization
*: They find themselves wormed out of all power.
*: They...wormed things out of me that I had no desire to tell.
*: He nodded. "Mums the word, Mrs. Bunting! Itll all be in the last editions of the evening newspapers—it cant be kep out. Thered be too much of a row if twas!" ¶ "Are you going off to that public-house now?" she asked. ¶ "Ive got a awkard job—to try and worm something out of the barmaid."
: ux|en|Worm and parcel with the [[lay]]; turn and serve the other way.
*: Ropes...are generally wormed before they are served.
*: Inch by inch I wormed along the secret passageway, flat to the ground, not once raising my head, hardly daring to pull a full breathnb....
*: The men assisted the laird in his sporting parties, wormed his dogs, and cut the ears of his terrier puppies.
: They sought out cost adders with an eye toward eliminating them.
: The path snaked through the forest.
: The river snakes through the valley.
: He snaked my DVD!
*: Vertebral structure is critical for the identification of fossil snakes, because vertebrae are among the most easily fossilized parts of ophidians.
*: It has long been known that ophidians have lost not only their front legs but also every embryonic trace of these limbs and their associated shoulder girdle (to such a degree that we cannot determine how many cervical vertebrae they have).
*: Siamese or double monsters are well known in saurians, chelonians, and ophidians, as are bicephalic, two-tailed and conjoined bodies (thoracodymus, ischiodymus, etc.).
*: The ophidian beast began to glow eerily, and Aaron could discern a fine webwork of veins and capillaries running throughout the creatures body.
*: A less obvious asset of snakes is their very light and supple jaws, which arose in the course of ophidian evolution to permit the ingestion of extraordinarily large meals (at maximum, more than 100% of their body mass).
*: Another ophidian deity recognizable in Classic reliefs is the Feathered Serpent, known to the Maya as Kukulcán (and to the Toltecs and Aztecs as Quetzalcóatl).