Mound

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a merger of Middle High German māne (from Old High German māno, from Proto-West Germanic *mānō), and Middle High German mānōt (from Old High German mānōd, from Proto-West Germanic *mānōþ).

The two words were merged throughout Central Franconian (compare Mond (moon; month)). The distinction between Mound and Mount in current Luxembourgish spelling mirrors German Mond versus Monat. The plural Mounden is a neologism also based on German.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Mound m (plural Mounden)

  1. moon

Saterland Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian mōnath, from Proto-West Germanic *mānōþ. Cognates include West Frisian moanne and German Monat.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Mound n (plural Mounde)

  1. month

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “Mound”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN