móður

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See also: modur and møður

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse móðr, from Proto-Germanic *mōþaz.

Adjective[edit]

móður (comparative móðari, superlative móðastur)

  1. tired
Declension[edit]
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Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) móður móð mótt
Accusative (hvønnfall) móðan móða
Dative (hvørjumfall) móðum móðari móðum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (móðs) (móðar) (móðs)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) móðir móðar móð
Accusative (hvønnfall) móðar
Dative (hvørjumfall) móðum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (móða)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse móðr, from Proto-Germanic *mōdaz, related to English mood.

Noun[edit]

móður m

  1. (kvæði) violent mood, indignation, resentment, anger, wrath; sorrow, grief, distress; courage, heart
    av miklum móði
    in great anger
    við so tungum móði
    in so great a sorrow
    ei man móðin tróta
    there is no lack of courage

Etymology 3[edit]

From the noun móðir (mother)

Noun[edit]

móður

  1. accusative singular of móðir
  2. dative singular of móðir
  3. genitive singular of móðir

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse móðr, from Proto-Germanic *mōdaz, whence also English mood.

Noun[edit]

móður m (genitive singular móðs, no plural)

  1. anger, wrath
  2. a fierce mood or eagerness (for fighting, competing, etc.)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably related to Norwegian Nynorsk (fine dust; froth), Faroese móða (froth); perhaps related to (wear out, rub off).

Noun[edit]

móður m (genitive singular móðs)

  1. a bank of snow or ice
  2. dust
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Danish mode (fashion), from French mode, from Latin modus (way, manner). Perhaps conflated with Etymology 4.

Noun[edit]

móður m (genitive singular móðs, no plural)

  1. fashion
Declension[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From Old Norse móðr, from Proto-Germanic *mōdaz, *gamōdaz.

Adjective[edit]

móður (comparative móðari, superlative móðastur)

  1. (in compounds) having a certain kind of mind or feeling
    þolinmóðurpatient
  2. (obsolete) brave
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

From Old Norse móðr, from Proto-Germanic *mōþaz.

Adjective[edit]

móður (comparative móðari, superlative móðastur)

  1. weary
  2. breathless
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 6[edit]

From the noun móðir (mother).

Noun[edit]

móður

  1. accusative singular of móðir
  2. dative singular of móðir
  3. genitive singular of móðir

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