See also: Molde

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

molde (usually uncountable, plural moldes)

  1. Obsolete spelling of mold

AnagramsEdit


BasqueEdit

NounEdit

molde

  1. manner

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English molde, from Proto-West Germanic *moldu, from Proto-Germanic *muldō.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔːld(ə)/
  • (dialectal) IPA(key): /ˈmoːld(ə)/

NounEdit

molde (uncountable)

  1. dirt (loose soil):
    1. ground (surface of the Earth)
    2. (figuratively) grave, deathbed
  2. The world, the planet (i.e., Earth)
  3. clay (mineral substance)
  4. (heraldry, rare) escutcheon
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: mold, mould, mool
  • Scots: muild, moud
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old English molda, molde, from Proto-West Germanic *moldō, from Proto-Indo-European *ml̥Hdʰṓ; exactly parallel to Sanskrit मूर्धन् (mūrdhan).

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

molde (plural moldes)

  1. The top or crown of the head.
  2. (mistakenly) The uvula (as remedies applied to the crown supposedly affected it)
  3. (anatomy, rare) The divide between the cranial bones.
DescendantsEdit
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Old French modle, mole, from Latin modulus.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔːld(ə)/
  • (dialectal) IPA(key): /ˈmoːld(ə)/

NounEdit

molde (plural moldes)

  1. mold (cast, matrix)
  2. (figuratively, rare) character, type
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Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

molde

  1. Alternative form of molle (mole)

Etymology 5Edit

NounEdit

molde

  1. Alternative form of mowlde

Etymology 6Edit

VerbEdit

molde

  1. Alternative form of molden

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *muldō, from *mel- (to grind). Cognate with Old High German molta (dialectal German Molt), Old Norse mold (Swedish mull), Gothic 𐌼𐌿𐌻𐌳𐌰 (mulda).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmol.de/, [ˈmoɫ.de]

NounEdit

molde f

  1. earth, soil
  2. the earth, world

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish molde.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

molde m (plural moldes)

  1. mould, cast
  2. (by extension) model, example
    A escola foi o molde para toda a sua vida.
    School was a model for his whole life.
  3. (typography) printing mould

VerbEdit

molde

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of moldar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of moldar
  3. first-person singular imperative of moldar
  4. third-person singular imperative of moldar

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Catalan motle, metathesized from Latin modulus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmolde/, [ˈmol̪.d̪e]

NounEdit

molde m (plural moldes)

  1. mold, cast
  2. pan, tin (for baking)

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