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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From late Middle High German moder, from Middle Low German modder, modde, mōde (mud). The same word was later borrowed again as Modder (mud), which latter remains chiefly a regional word, however. Cognate with Dutch modder and probably English mud.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoːdɐ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Moder m (genitive Moders, no plural)

  1. a decomposing mass
  2. moldiness
  3. moldy smell

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German Low GermanEdit

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Moder f

  1. (in many dialects, including Low Prussian, Münsterländisch) mother

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