moles

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See also: molés and môles

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

moles

  1. plural of mole

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

moles

  1. plural of mola

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

moles c

  1. indefinite genitive singular of mole

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

moles f

  1. plural of mole

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *meh₃- (to exert). Cognate with Ancient Greek μῶλος (môlos) and German Mühen. See also Latin mōs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mōlēs f (genitive mōlis); third declension

  1. mass (of material)
  2. (by extension) size
  3. rock, boulder
  4. heap, pile
  5. mole, pier, jetty

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mōlēs mōlēs
Genitive mōlis mōlium
Dative mōlī mōlibus
Accusative mōlem mōlēs
mōlīs
Ablative mōle mōlibus
Vocative mōlēs mōlēs

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: moll, mola
  • English: mole, molecule
  • French: môle
  • Italian: mole, molo
  • Portuguese: mole,

References[edit]

  • moles in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • moles in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • moles in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • moles in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • moles in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

moles

  1. masculine/feminine plural of mole

Noun[edit]

moles m

  1. plural of mol

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

moles

  1. Informal second-person singular () negative imperative form of molar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () present subjunctive form of molar.