móður

See also: modur and møður

FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse móðr, from Proto-Germanic *mōþaz.

AdjectiveEdit

móður (comparative móðari, superlative móðastur)

  1. tired
DeclensionEdit
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Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) móður móð mótt
Accusative (hvønnfall) móðan móða
Dative (hvørjumfall) móðum móðari móðum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (móðs) (móðar) (móðs)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) móðir móðar móð
Accusative (hvønnfall) móðar
Dative (hvørjumfall) móðum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (móða)

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse móðr, from Proto-Germanic *mōdaz, related to English mood.

NounEdit

móður m

  1. (kvæði) violent mood, indignation, resentment, anger, wrath; sorrow, grief, distress; courage, heart
    av miklum móði
    in great anger
    við so tungum móði
    in so great a sorrow
    ei man móðin tróta
    there is no lack of courage

Etymology 3Edit

From the noun móðir (mother)

NounEdit

móður

  1. accusative singular of móðir
  2. dative singular of móðir
  3. genitive singular of móðir

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse móðr, from Proto-Germanic *mōdaz, whence also English mood.

NounEdit

móður m (genitive singular móðs, no plural)

  1. anger, wrath
  2. a fierce mood or eagerness (for fighting, competing, etc.)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Probably related to Norwegian Nynorsk (fine dust; froth), Faroese móða (froth); perhaps related to (wear out, rub off).

NounEdit

móður m (genitive singular móðs)

  1. a bank of snow or ice
  2. dust
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from Danish mode (fashion), from French mode, from Latin modus (way, manner). Perhaps conflated with Etymology 4.

NounEdit

móður m (genitive singular móðs, no plural)

  1. fashion
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 4Edit

From Old Norse móðr, from Proto-Germanic *mōdaz, *gamōdaz.

AdjectiveEdit

móður (comparative móðari, superlative móðastur)

  1. (in compounds) having a certain kind of mind or feeling
    þolinmóðurpatient
  2. (obsolete) brave
InflectionEdit

Etymology 5Edit

From Old Norse móðr, from Proto-Germanic *mōþaz.

AdjectiveEdit

móður (comparative móðari, superlative móðastur)

  1. weary
  2. breathless
InflectionEdit
Related termsEdit
  • mæði (breathlessness, exhaustion)

Etymology 6Edit

From the noun móðir (mother).

NounEdit

móður

  1. accusative singular of móðir
  2. dative singular of móðir
  3. genitive singular of móðir

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

NounEdit

móður

  1. inflection of móðir:
    1. accusative singular indefinite
    2. dative singular indefinite
    3. genitive singular indefinite