See also: mòlt

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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.

ReferencesEdit

  • molt” in An American Dictionary of the English Language, by Noah Webster, 1828.

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. much, many

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

molt

  1. very

NounEdit

molt m ‎(uncountable)

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

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 unchanged
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

ReferencesEdit


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