moder

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See also: Moder and møder

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

moder (third-person singular simple present moders, present participle modering, simple past and past participle modered)

  1. (obsolete) to moderate

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for moder in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Anagrams[edit]


German[edit]

Verb[edit]

moder

  1. First-person singular present of modern.
  2. Imperative singular of modern.

Limburgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch moeder, from Old Dutch muoder, from Proto-Germanic *mōdēr, from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr.

Noun[edit]

moder f

  1. mother
  2. guardian
  3. nun
  4. woman

Inflection[edit]

Inflection
Root singular Root plural Diminutive singular Diminutive plural
Nominative moder moders meuderke meuderkes
Genitive moder moders meuderkes meuderkes
Locative moderes modereser modereske modereskes
Dative¹ moder moders meuderke meuderkes
Accusative¹ moder moders meuderke meuderkes
  • Dative and accusative are nowadays obsolete, use nominative instead.

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English mōdor, from Proto-Germanic *mōdēr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoːdər/, /ˈmoːðər/

Noun[edit]

moder (plural moderes)

  1. mother

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

p. 1, Arthur; A Short Sketch of his Life and History in English Verse of the First Half of the Fifteenth Century, Frederick Furnivall ed. EETS. Trübner & Co.: London. 1864.


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse móðir

Noun[edit]

moder m (definite singular moderen, indefinite plural mødre or mødrer, definite plural mødrene)

  1. (dated, or jokingly) synonym of mor

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse móðir

Noun[edit]

moder f (definite singular modera, indefinite plural mødrer, definite plural mødrene)

  1. (dated, or jokingly) synonym of mor

Derived terms[edit]

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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English mōdor. Compare mither.

Noun[edit]

moder (plural moders)

  1. (archaic) mother

Slovene[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *modrъ (compare Bulgarian модър (modǎr), Serbo-Croatian модар/modar, Slovak and Czech modrý), from Proto-Indo-European *modʰros (compare Hittite 𒀭𒋫𒋫𒀭 (antaran, blue)[1]), probably from *meh₂d- (compare Latin madeo (be wet), Ancient Greek μαδάω (madáō)[2]).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

móder (comparative bòlj móder, superlative nàjbolj móder)

  1. blue
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mǫdrъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *mandr-. Cognate with Lithuanian mandrùs and Proto-Germanic *mundraz (German munter).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

móder (comparative modrêjši or módrejši, superlative nàjmodrêjši or nàjmódrejši)

  1. wise
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Slovene · barve (layout · text)
     bela      siva      črna      rjava
             roza              rdeča ; škrlatna              oranžna              rumena ; krem
             svetlozelena, limeta              zelena                           sinja, cian ; turkizna
             azurna              modra              vijolična ; indigo              magenta, fuksija ; vijolična, lila

References[edit]

  1. ^ Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, ČSAV, 1968, p. 372: Příbuzné je het. andra- t/v; jest uznati slov. přesmyk am > ma
  2. ^ Petar Skok, Etimologijski rječnik hrvatskoga ili srpskoga jezika, Z., 1972, v. 2, p. 448: Osnova mod- uporeduje se sa lat. madeo, gr. μαδάω, μάδρυον »šljiva«

Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse móðir, from Proto-Germanic *mōdēr, from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uːdɛr

Noun[edit]

moder c

  1. (somewhat dated) mother
  2. mother; as in Mother Theresa, Mother Earth etc.

Declension[edit]

Declension of moder 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative moder modern mödrar mödrarna
Genitive moders moderns mödrars mödrarnas

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