Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/mōsą

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Germanic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An ablaut variant of the root mat-, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂d- (wet, liquid, fat, dripping). Cognate with Latin madeō (be wet).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*mōsą n

  1. wet food, mush, porridge
  2. food, victuals

Inflection[edit]

neuter a-stemDeclension of *mōsą (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *mōsą *mōsō
vocative *mōsą *mōsō
accusative *mōsą *mōsō
genitive *mōsas, *mōsis *mōsǫ̂
dative *mōsai *mōsamaz
instrumental *mōsō *mōsamiz

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Old English: mōs
  • Old Frisian: mōs
    • Saterland Frisian: Gemöis (possibly from German)
    • West Frisian: moes
  • Old Saxon: *mōs
    • Middle Low German: môs
  • Old Dutch: muos
  • Old High German: muos
  • Old Norse: *mós