moder

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

moder (third-person singular simple present moders, present participle modering, simple past and past participle modered)

  1. (obsolete) To moderate.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


German[edit]

Verb[edit]

moder

  1. First-person singular present of modern.
  2. Imperative singular of modern.

Limburgish[edit]

Noun[edit]

moder f

  1. mother
  2. guardian
  3. nun
  4. woman

Inflection[edit]

Inflection
Root singular Root plural Diminutive singular Diminutive plural
Nominative moder moders meuderke meuderkes
Genitive moder moders meuderkes meuderkes
Locative moderes modereser modereske modereskes
Dative¹ moder moders meuderke meuderkes
Accusative¹ moder moders meuderke meuderkes
  • Dative and accusative are nowadays obsolete, use nominative instead.

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

moder

  1. mother

References[edit]

p. 1, Arthur; A Short Sketch of his Life and History in English Verse of the First Half of the Fifteenth Century, Frederick Furnivall ed. EETS. Trübner & Co.: London. 1864.


Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English mōdor. Compare mither.

Noun[edit]

moder (plural moders)

  1. (archaic) mother

Slovene[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *modrъ. Cognate with Bulgarian модър (modǎr), Serbo-Croatian модар/modar, Slovak and Czech modrý. Non-Slavic cognates include Hittite [script?] (andra)[1], Latin madeo (be wet), Ancient Greek μαδάω (madaō)[2].

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

móder (comparative bòlj móder, superlative nàjbolj móder)

  1. blue
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mǫdrъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *mandr-. Cognate with Lithuanian mandrùs and Proto-Germanic *mundraz (German munter).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

móder (comparative modrêjši or módrejši, superlative nàjmodrêjši or nàjmódrejši)

  1. wise
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, ČSAV, 1968, p. 372: Příbuzné je het. andra- t/v; jest uznati slov. přesmyk am > ma
  2. ^ Petar Skok, Etimologijski rječnik hrvatskoga ili srpskoga jezika, Z., 1972, v. 2, p. 448: Osnova mod- uporeduje se sa lat. madeo, gr. μαδάω, μάδρυον »šljiva«

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse móðir, from Proto-Germanic *mōdēr, from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

moder c

  1. mother

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]