molle

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See also: MOLLE, Mollé, mollë, mölle, mølle, and Molle

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See moll.

Adjective[edit]

molle (not comparable)

  1. (music, obsolete) flat; lowered by a semitone
    B molle
    E molle

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 molle in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

molle

  1. feminine singular of mou

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from translingual Molle, and later through French who have travelled South America from Spanish and as well Quechua directly, which backcrossed its meaning to the specific species used by the Incas.

Noun[edit]

molle m (plural molles)

  1. pepper tree (Schinus gen. et spp., and especially the Peruvian pepper tree (Schinus molle))

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin mollis, mollem, from earlier *molduis, from Proto-Indo-European *(h₂)moldus (soft, weak), from *mel- (soft, weak, tender).

Adjective[edit]

molle (masculine and feminine plural molli)

  1. soft
  2. flabby
  3. weak, feeble
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

molle f

  1. plural of molla
  2. tongs, fire tongs

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mollis (soft).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

molle n (genitive mollis); third declension

  1. softness, smoothness

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, “pure” i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative molle mollia
Genitive mollis mollium
Dative mollī mollibus
Accusative molle mollia
Ablative mollī mollibus
Vocative molle mollia

Adjective[edit]

molle

  1. nominative neuter singular of mollis
  2. accusative neuter singular of mollis
  3. vocative neuter singular of mollis

References[edit]


Norman[edit]

Adjective[edit]

molle

  1. feminine singular of mo

Northern Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈmolle/

Verb[edit]

molle

  1. inflection of mollat:
    1. first-person dual present indicative
    2. third-person plural past indicative

Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Quechua molli, mulli meaning that tree.

Noun[edit]

molle m (plural molles)

  1. pepper tree (Schinus gen. et spp., and especially the Peruvian pepper tree (Schinus molle))
    Synonym: huingán