möda

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish verb and noun möþa, same as Danish møde, Icelandic noun móða and verb mǿða, German noun Mühe and adjective müde, based on Germanic mŏþian (tired, exhausted).

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NounEdit

möda c

  1. a difficulty, a chore, a tiring effort
    en liten tid vi leva här med mycken möda och stort besvär
    a little time we live here with much effort and great trouble

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VerbEdit

möda (present mödar, preterite mödade, supine mödat , imperative möda )

  1. (archaic) to hurt, to make an effort that hurts, to bother (someone with something)

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Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 02:33