See also: mòlt

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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.

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

molt

  1. (rare) simple past tense of melt

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Latin multus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. much, many
    Synonym: força
    Antonym: poc
Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

molt

  1. very
    Synonym: força
    Antonyms: gaire, gens, poc, una mica

NounEdit

molt m (uncountable)

  1. a lot, a great deal, a large amount
    Antonyms: poc, una mica

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

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

  1. (2016 spelling reform) Alternative spelling of mòlt (ground)

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.

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • French: moult

ReferencesEdit


Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *moltos (sheep) (compare 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 moltuH
Accusative moltN moltL moltuH
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)-/
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

NounEdit

molt m

  1. Alternative form of mult