Moder

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late Middle High German moder, from Middle Low German modder, modde, mōde ‎(mud). The same word was later borrowed again as Modder ‎(mud), which latter remains chiefly a regional word, however. Cognate with Dutch modder and probably English mud.

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Noun[edit]

Moder m ‎(genitive Moders, no plural)

  1. a decomposing mass
  2. moldiness
  3. moldy smell

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German Low German[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Moder f

  1. (in most dialects, including Low Prussian) mother

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