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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old English mund, from Germanic. Cognate with German Mund, Munt (legal protection).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mund (plural munds)

  1. (obsolete) A hand.
  2. (obsolete) security, granted by a king or earl, the violation of which was punished by a fine (a mundbyrd)
  3. Protection, guardianship.

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AlbanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *mendh (to pay attention to, be vivacious). Compare Old Norse munda (aim, strive), Gothic mundon (mundon, look up), Old High German muntar (keen, eager), Ancient Greek μανθάνω (manthánō, learn), Lithuanian mañdras (alert, awake, smart, minxish).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mund m

  1. trouble
  2. toil
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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Albanian *māK(e)nT-, from Proto-Indo-European *meh2K- (can, to be able (to do)). Cognate to Lithuanian mokė́ti (to be able), Gothic magan (magan, to be able, have power), Old Church Slavonic [script?] (mogǫ, to be able). Alternatively from Proto-Indo-European *men(s)-dʰ(e)h₂ (to learn).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

mund (first-person singular past tense munda, participle mundur)

  1. I can.
  2. I am able.
  3. I beat, win over.
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DanishEdit

mund

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse muðr, munnr, from Proto-Germanic *munþaz (mouth), from Proto-Indo-European *ment-.

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NounEdit

mund c (singular definite munden, plural indefinite munde)

  1. mouth (the opening of an animal through which food is ingested)

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VerbEdit

mund

  1. Imperative of munde.

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse mund (hand), from Proto-Germanic *mundō with a variety of meanings. Further cognates see there.

NounEdit

mund f

  1. hand

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse muðr, munnr, from Proto-Germanic *munþaz (mouth), from Proto-Indo-European *ment-.

NounEdit

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mund

  1. mouth

InflectionEdit

singular plural
indefinite mund munder
definite munden mundene

Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *munþaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ment-. Compare Old Saxon mūth, Old Frisian mūth, mund, mond, Old High German mund, Old English mūþ, Old Norse muðr, munnr.

NounEdit

mund m

  1. mouth

DescendantsEdit


Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *mundō with a variety of meanings, from the Proto-Indo-European *man- (hand). Further cognates see there.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mund f

  1. (poetic) hand
  2. trust, security. protection
  3. protector, guardian

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mundus.

NounEdit

mund m (oblique plural munds, nominative singular munds, nominative plural mund)

  1. the world

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *mundō (hand). Further cognates see there.

NounEdit

mund f

  1. hand

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RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mundus.

NounEdit

mund m (plural munds)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) world