See also: motte, mõtte, mötte, and møtte

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German mutte, motte. Cognate with Dutch mot and English moth, which see for more.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔtə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔtə

NounEdit

Motte f (genitive Motte, plural Motten)

  1. moth, any nocturnal butterfly
  2. (specifically) moth, a member of Tineidae
  3. (specifically) the clothing moth, Tineola bisselliella

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Further readingEdit

  • Motte” in Duden online