mund

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English mund, from Germanic. Cognate with German Mund, Munt (legal protection).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mund (plural munds)

  1. (obsolete) A hand.
  2. (obsolete) security, granted by a king or earl, the violation of which was punished by a fine (a mundbyrd)
  3. Protection, guardianship.

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *mendh (to pay attention to, be vivacious). Compare Old Norse munda (aim, strive), Gothic mundon (mundon, look up), Old High German muntar (keen, eager), Ancient Greek μανθάνω (manthánō, learn), Lithuanian mañdras (alert, awake, smart, minxish).

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Noun[edit]

mund m

  1. trouble
  2. toil
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *māK(e)nT-, from Proto-Indo-European *meh2K- (can, to be able (to do)). Cognate to Lithuanian mokė́ti (to be able), Gothic magan (magan, to be able, have power), Old Church Slavonic [script?] (mogǫ, to be able). Alternatively from Proto-Indo-European *men(s)-dʰ(e)h₂ (to learn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mund (first-person singular past tense munda, participle mundur)

  1. I can.
  2. I am able.
  3. I beat, win over.
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Danish[edit]

mund

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse muðr, munnr, from Proto-Germanic *munþaz (mouth), from Proto-Indo-European *ment-.

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Noun[edit]

mund c (singular definite munden, plural indefinite munde)

  1. mouth (the opening of an animal through which food is ingested)

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Verb[edit]

mund

  1. Imperative of munde.

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse mund (hand), from Proto-Germanic *mundō with a variety of meanings. Further cognates see there.

Noun[edit]

mund f

  1. hand

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse muðr, munnr, from Proto-Germanic *munþaz (mouth), from Proto-Indo-European *ment-.

Noun[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

mund

  1. mouth

Inflection[edit]

singular plural
indefinite mund munder
definite munden mundene

Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *munþaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ment-. Compare Old Saxon mūth, Old Frisian mūth, mund, mond, Old High German mund, Old English mūþ, Old Norse muðr, munnr.

Noun[edit]

mund m

  1. mouth

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *mundō with a variety of meanings, from the Proto-Indo-European *man- (hand). Further cognates see there.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mund f

  1. (poetic) hand
  2. trust, security. protection
  3. protector, guardian

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mundus.

Noun[edit]

mund m (oblique plural munz or muntz, nominative singular munz or muntz, nominative plural mund)

  1. the world

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *mundō (hand). Further cognates see there.

Noun[edit]

mund f

  1. hand

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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mundus.

Noun[edit]

mund m (plural munds)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) world