möda

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish verb and noun möþa, same as Danish møde, Icelandic noun móða and verb mǿða, German noun Mühe and adjective müde, based on Germanic mŏþian (tired, exhausted).

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Noun[edit]

möda c

  1. a difficulty, a chore, a tiring effort
    en liten tid vi leva här med mycken möda och stort besvär
    a little time we live here with much effort and great trouble

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Verb[edit]

möda (present mödar, preterite mödade, supine mödat, imperative möda)

  1. (archaic) to hurt, to make an effort that hurts, to bother (someone with something)

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