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- IPA: /mʊnd/, /mʌnd/
- mouth (the opening of an animal through which food is ingested)
This Danish entry was created from the translations listed at mouth. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see mund in the Danish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008
From the Indo-European root *man- (hand), which led to a Germanic base with a variety of meanings. Cognates include Old Frisian mund (guardian, guardianship), Old Saxon mund (hand), Old High German munt (hand, protection), German Mund, Munt ("legal power of protection"), Icelandic mundur ("a sum a bridegroom pays his bride"). The IE root was also the source of Latin manus ("hand"), Albanian marr ("turn").
From the Indo-European root *man- ‘hand’, which led to a Germanic base with a variety of meanings. Cognates include Old Frisian mund ‘guardian, guardianship’, Old Saxon mund ‘hand’, Old High German munt ‘hand, protection’ (German Mund, Munt ‘legal power of protection’), Old Icelandic mund ("hand"), mundr ("sum a bridegroom pays his bride") and Icelandic mund ("hand") and mundur ("a sum a bridegroom pays his bride"). The IE root was also the source of Latin manus ‘hand’, Albanian marr ‘turn’.
- IPA: /mund/
- English: mund
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