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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English mund, from Proto-Germanic *mundō (hand, protection, security).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mund (plural munds)

  1. (obsolete) A hand.
  2. (obsolete) security, granted by a king or earl, the violation of which was punished by a fine (a mundbyrd)
  3. Protection, guardianship.

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AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Probably from Proto-Indo-European *mendh (to pay attention to, be vivacious). Compare Old Norse munda (aim, strive), Gothic mundon (mundon, look up), Old High German muntar (keen, eager), Ancient Greek μανθάνω (manthánō, learn), Lithuanian mañdras (alert, awake, smart, minxish).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mund m

  1. trouble
  2. toil
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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Albanian *māK(e)nT-, from Proto-Indo-European *magʰ- (can, to be able (to do)). Cognate to Lithuanian mokė́ti (to be able), Gothic magan (magan, to be able, have power), Old Church Slavonic мошти (mošti, to be able). Alternatively from Proto-Indo-European *men(s)-dʰ(e)h₂ (to learn).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

mund (first-person singular past tense munda, participle mundur)

  1. I can.
  2. I am able.
  3. I beat, win over.
InflectionEdit
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DanishEdit

 
mund

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse muðr, munnr, from Proto-Germanic *munþaz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mund c (singular definite munden, plural indefinite munde)

  1. mouth (the opening of an animal through which food is ingested)

InflectionEdit

See alsoEdit

VerbEdit

mund

  1. imperative of munde

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse mund, from Proto-Germanic *mundō.

NounEdit

mund f (genitive singular mundar, nominative plural mundir)

  1. (poetic) hand
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Related to Old Norse munda (to aim, to strive), Old High German muntar (keen, eager).

NounEdit

mund f (genitive singular mundar, nominative plural mundir) or mund n (genitive singular munds, nominative plural mund)

  1. Used only in set phrases.
DeclensionEdit

or

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse muðr, munnr, from Proto-Germanic *munþaz.

NounEdit

 
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mund

  1. mouth

InflectionEdit

singular plural
indefinite mund munder
definite munden mundene

Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *munþaz.

NounEdit

mund m

  1. mouth

DescendantsEdit


Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *mundō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mund f (nominative plural munda or munde)

  1. (poetic) hand
  2. trust, security. protection
  3. protector, guardian

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mundus.

NounEdit

mund m (oblique plural munz or muntz, nominative singular munz or muntz, nominative plural mund)

  1. the world

Old High GermanEdit

NounEdit

mund m

  1. (anatomy) mouth

DeclensionEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *mundō (hand). Further cognates see there.

NounEdit

mund f

  1. hand

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • mund in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mundus.

NounEdit

mund m (plural munds)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) world