moster

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɔstər/, [ˈmʌsd̥ɐ]

Etymology 1[edit]

Equivalent to mor (mother) +‎ søster (sister), from Old Norse móðursystir.

Noun[edit]

moster c (singular definite mosteren, plural indefinite mostre)

  1. maternal aunt (the sister of one's mother)
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

moster

  1. present of moste

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of modersøster.

Noun[edit]

moster m or f (definite singular mosteren or mostra, indefinite plural mostrer or mostre, definite plural mostrene)

  1. maternal aunt
    Coordinate term: faster

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of morsyster.

Noun[edit]

moster f (definite singular mostra, indefinite plural mostrer, definite plural mostrene)

  1. maternal aunt
    Coordinate term: faster

References[edit]

  • “moster” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • “moster”, in Norsk Ordbok: ordbok over det norske folkemålet og det nynorske skriftmålet, Oslo: Samlaget, 1950-2016

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse móðursystir.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmʊˌstɛr/, /ˈmʊstɛr/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

moster c

  1. maternal aunt

Declension[edit]

Declension of moster 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative moster mostern mostrar mostrarna
Genitive mosters mosterns mostrars mostrarnas

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin mustum. Compare English mustard, Dutch mosterd (mustard), German Low German Musterd (mustard), Icelandic mustarður (mustard).

Noun[edit]

moster c (no plural)

  1. mustard

Further reading[edit]

  • moster (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011