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Reconstruction:Frankish/mauwa

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This Frankish entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

FrankishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *mawwō (muff, sleeve), from Proto-Indo-European *mewH- (to push away). Cognate with Old High German mouwa (sleeve), whence Central Franconian Mau.

NounEdit

*mauwa f

  1. sleeve
  2. pout, protruding lip

DeclensionEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • Old Dutch: *mōwa
  • Old French: mouwe, mowe, moue, moe (a grimace)