𐌼𐌰𐌸𐌰

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Gothic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *maþô, derived from Proto-Indo-European *math- used in insect names. Cognates include Old English maþa, Old High German mado (mado) (German Made), Old Norse maðkr (Danish maddik), Old Saxon maðo (Dutch made).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

𐌼𐌰𐌸𐌰 (maþam

  1. maggot, worm

Declension[edit]

Quotations[edit]

4th century - Ulfilas - Bible

𐌸𐌰𐍂𐌴𐌹 𐌼𐌰𐌸𐌰 𐌹̈𐌶𐌴 𐌽𐌹 𐌲𐌰𐍃𐍅𐌹𐌻𐍄𐌹𐌸· 𐌾𐌰𐌷 𐍆𐍉𐌽 𐌽𐌹 𐌰𐍆𐍈𐌰𐍀𐌽𐌹𐌸·
(þarei maþa ïze ni gaswiltiþ· jah fon ni afƕapniþ·)
"Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched" —Mark 9:44