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EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

moder (third-person singular simple present moders, present participle modering, simple past and past participle modered)

  1. (obsolete) to moderate

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for moder in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

moder

  1. First-person singular present of modern.
  2. Imperative singular of modern.

LimburgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch moeder, from Old Dutch muoder, from Proto-Germanic *mōdēr, from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr.

NounEdit

moder f

  1. mother
  2. guardian
  3. nun
  4. woman

InflectionEdit

Inflection
Root singular Root plural Diminutive singular Diminutive plural
Nominative moder moders meuderke meuderkes
Genitive moder moders meuderkes meuderkes
Locative moderes modereser modereske modereskes
Dative¹ moder moders meuderke meuderkes
Accusative¹ moder moders meuderke meuderkes
  • Dative and accusative are nowadays obsolete, use nominative instead.

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English mōdor, from Proto-Germanic *mōdēr, from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoːdər/, /ˈmoːðər/

NounEdit

moder (plural modres or moders or moder or (Kent) modren, genitive modres or moders or moder)

  1. A mother; the female direct ancestor of someone or some creature.
  2. The indirect female ancestor of someone or some creature.
  3. The Virgin Mary as mother (as of Jesus or as of humanity).
  4. A woman who performs the duties of a mother; a female caretaker or guardian.
  5. A woman who heads a female monastic community; an abbess.
  6. A polite appellation to an elderly woman, or a ruder one to a younger one.
  7. Something, somewhere or someone likened to a mother (in begetting, caring, or nourishing):
    • a. 1400, Geoffrey Chaucer, “The Pardoner's Tale”, in The Canterbury Tales, lines 589-592:
      And now that I have ſpoken of glotonye, / Now wol I yow deffenden haſardrye; / Haſard is verray mooder of leſynges, / And of deceite, and curſed forſwerynges []
      And since I've spoken about gluttony, / Now, I'll prevent you from dice-playing; / Dice games are literally the source of falsehoods, / deception, and false testimonies []
    1. A behaviour, attribute, virtue, or vice likened to a mother (in begetting, caring, or nourishing)
    2. The womb (as the organ which protects and nourishes the baby).

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse móðir

NounEdit

moder m (definite singular moderen, indefinite plural mødre or mødrer, definite plural mødrene)

  1. (dated, or jokingly) synonym of mor

Derived termsEdit

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse móðir

NounEdit

moder f (definite singular modera, indefinite plural mødrer, definite plural mødrene)

  1. (dated, or jokingly) synonym of mor

Derived termsEdit

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ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English mōdor. Compare mither.

NounEdit

moder (plural moders)

  1. (archaic) mother

SloveneEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *modrъ, from Proto-Indo-European *modʰros.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mọ́dər (comparative bȍlj mọ́dər, superlative nȁjbolj mọ́dər)

  1. blue
InflectionEdit
Hard
masculine feminine neuter
nom. sing. móder módra módro
singular
masculine feminine neuter
nominative móder ind
módri def
módra módro
accusative nominativeinan or
genitive
anim
módro módro
genitive módrega módre módrega
dative módremu módri módremu
locative módrem módri módrem
instrumental módrim módro módrim
dual
masculine feminine neuter
nominative módra módri módri
accusative módra módri módri
genitive módrih módrih módrih
dative módrima módrima módrima
locative módrih módrih módrih
instrumental módrima módrima módrima
plural
masculine feminine neuter
nominative módri módre módra
accusative módre módre módra
genitive módrih módrih módrih
dative módrim módrim módrim
locative módrih módrih módrih
instrumental módrimi módrimi módrimi
Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit
Colors in Slovene · barve (layout · text)
     bela      siva      črna
             rdeča; škrlatna              oranžna; rjava              rumena; krem
             svetlozelena, limeta              zelena             
             sinja, cian; turkizna              azurna              modra
             vijolična; indigo              magenta, fuksija; vijolična, lila              roza

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *mǫdrъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *mandr-. Cognate with Lithuanian mandrùs and Proto-Germanic *mundraz (German munter).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mọ́dər (comparative modrȇjši or mọ́drejši, superlative nȁjmodrȇjši or nȁjmọ́drejši)

  1. wise
InflectionEdit
Hard
masculine feminine neuter
nom. sing. móder módra módro
singular
masculine feminine neuter
nominative móder ind
módri def
módra módro
accusative nominativeinan or
genitive
anim
módro módro
genitive módrega módre módrega
dative módremu módri módremu
locative módrem módri módrem
instrumental módrim módro módrim
dual
masculine feminine neuter
nominative módra módri módri
accusative módra módri módri
genitive módrih módrih módrih
dative módrima módrima módrima
locative módrih módrih módrih
instrumental módrima módrima módrima
plural
masculine feminine neuter
nominative módri módre módra
accusative módre módre módra
genitive módrih módrih módrih
dative módrim módrim módrim
locative módrih módrih módrih
instrumental módrimi módrimi módrimi
Derived termsEdit

SwedishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse móðir, from Proto-Germanic *mōdēr, from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

moder c

  1. (somewhat dated) mother
  2. mother; as in Mother Theresa, Mother Earth etc.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of moder 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative moder modern mödrar mödrarna
Genitive moders moderns mödrars mödrarnas

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