mathe

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French mare, of Germanic origin.

Noun[edit]

mathe f (plural mathes)

  1. pond


Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English maþa, from Proto-Germanic *maþô (worm), from Proto-Indo-European *math-, *moth- (used for insects and vermin). Cognate with Dutch made, German Made and related to Swedish mask, Danish madike, archaic English maddock (English maggot).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mathe (plural mathes)

  1. a grub, a maggot, an earthworm