𐌼𐌰𐌸𐌰

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Gothic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From 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 matho.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

𐌼𐌰𐌸𐌰 • ‎(maþam

  1. maggot, worm

Declension[edit]

Masculine an-stem
Singular Plural
Nominative 𐌼𐌰𐌸𐌰
maþa
𐌼𐌰𐌸𐌰𐌽𐍃
maþans
Accusative 𐌼𐌰𐌸𐌰𐌽
maþan
𐌼𐌰𐌸𐌰𐌽𐍃
maþans
Genitive 𐌼𐌰𐌸𐌹𐌽𐍃
maþins
𐌼𐌰𐌸𐌰𐌽𐌴
maþanē
Dative 𐌼𐌰𐌸𐌹𐌽
maþin
𐌼𐌰𐌸𐌰𐌼
maþam

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