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EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

molt (third-person singular simple present molts, present participle molting, simple past and past participle molted)

  1. US standard spelling of moult.

NounEdit

molt (plural molts)

  1. US standard spelling of moult.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Provençal [Term?], from Latin multus, from Proto-Indo-European *ml̥tos (crumbled, crumpled, past passive participle).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

molt (feminine molta, masculine plural molts, feminine plural moltes)

  1. much, many

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Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

molt

  1. very

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NounEdit

molt m (uncountable)

  1. a lot, a great deal, a large amount

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Further readingEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish molt (wether), from Proto-Celtic *molto- (sheep) (compare Welsh mollt, Gaulish *multon-).

NounEdit

molt m (genitive singular moilt, nominative plural moilt)

  1. wether
  2. (figuratively) sulky, morose person

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
molt mholt not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin multum (adverb), neuter of multus.

AdjectiveEdit

molt m (oblique and nominative feminine singular molte)

  1. much; many; a lot of
    moltes batailles
    many battles

DeclensionEdit

AdverbEdit

molt (invariable)

  1. very, a lot, a great deal
    • 12th or 13th century, author unknown, Le Bouchier D'Abevile:
      A Abevile ot un bouchier,
      Que si voison orent molt chier.
      In Abbeville there was a butcher,
      Held in high esteem by his neighbors.

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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *moltos (sheep) (compare Middle Welsh mollt, Gaulish *multon-, source of French mouton).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

molt m (genitive muilt, nominative plural muilt)

  1. ram, wether

DeclensionEdit

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative molt moltL muiltL
Vocative muilt moltL moltu
Accusative moltN moltL moltu
Genitive muiltL molt moltN
Dative moltL moltaib moltaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
molt
also mmolt after a proclitic
molt
pronounced with /ṽ(ʲ)-/
molt
also mmolt after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • molt” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish GaelicEdit

NounEdit

molt m

  1. Alternative form of mult