molle

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

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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]

Adjective[edit]

molle

  1. feminine singular of mou

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

Inflection[edit]

Third declension 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]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “molle”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre

Norman[edit]

Adjective[edit]

molle

  1. feminine singular of mo

Northern Sami[edit]

Verb[edit]

molle

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