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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Anglo-Norman/Old French motte (mound, hillock).

NounEdit

motte (plural mottes)

  1. A raised earth mound, often topped with a wooden or stone structure and surrounded with a ditch.
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Etymology 2Edit

Alternative forms.

NounEdit

motte (plural mottes)

  1. Alternative form of mott

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch mote. Likely influenced by French motte.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔ.tə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mot‧te
  • Rhymes: -ɔtə

NounEdit

motte f (plural mottes, diminutive mottetje n)

  1. a raised earth mound, often topped with a wooden or stone structure and surrounded with a ditch; a motte

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

motte f (plural mottes)

  1. motte (mound of earth)
  2. clod, lump of earth
  3. block (of butter)
  4. (colloquial) (pubic) mound, mons veneris

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VerbEdit

motte

  1. First-person singular present of motten.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of motten.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of motten.
  4. Imperative singular of motten.

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

motte

  1. Rōmaji transcription of もって