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3 letters words from 'mot'

MOT 5TOM 5

2 letters words from 'mot'

MO 4OM 4
TO 2 

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mot omt mto tmo otm tom

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Definitions and meaning of mot

mot

Etymology 1

From French mot. Doublet of motto.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /məʊ/

Noun

mot (plural mots)

  1. A witty remark; a witticism; a bon mot.
    • (Can we date this quote by N. Brit. Rev. and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      Here and there turns up a [] savage mot.
    • 1970, John Glassco, Memoirs of Montparnasse, New York 2007, p. 32:
      ‘He comes from Montreal, in Canada.’ ‘Why?’ she said, repeating Dr Johnson's mot with a forced sneer.
  2. (obsolete) A word or a motto; a device.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bishop Hall to this entry?)
  3. (obsolete) A note or brief strain on a bugle.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Walter Scott to this entry?)

Etymology 2

Probably from Dutch mot (woman). See also mort (woman), etymology 5.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /mɒt/
  • Rhymes: -ɒt

Noun

mot (plural mots)

  1. (Britain, Ireland, slang) A woman; a wife.
  2. (Britain, Ireland, slang) A prostitute.
  3. (Britain, Ireland, slang) A landlady.

Anagrams

  • OMT, OTM, TMO, Tom, tom

Albanian

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *māti (time), from Proto-Indo-European *méh₁tis (measurement), deverbative of *meh₁- (to measure); compare Old English mǣþ (measure), Lithuanian mẽtas (time), Ancient Greek μῆτις (mêtis, plan). Sense shift from ‘time’ to ‘weather, year, era’ influenced by Latin time, weather (compare Romanian timp, French temps).

Noun

mot m (indefinite plural mote, definite singular moti, definite plural motet)

  1. weather
  2. year
  3. era, times (uncountable)

Declension

Adverb

  1. next year

Derived terms

Compounds

Related terms

References


Catalan

Etymology

From Late Latin muttum (sound), from muttire (mutter, make a mu-noise), of onomatopoeic origin. Compare French mot.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈmot/

Noun

mot m (plural mots)

  1. word
    Synonym: paraula

Derived terms

  • joc de mots

Further reading

  • “mot” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Crimean Tatar

Noun

mot

  1. fashion
    Şimdi pek mot emiş ağarğan saçlar
    Ah men şu motluqtan uzaq olaydım.

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mɔt/
  • Hyphenation: mot
  • Rhymes: -ɔt

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch motte. Cognate to English moth, German Motte.

Noun

mot f (plural motten, diminutive motje n)

  1. nocturnal butterfly-like insect: moth (nocturnal insect of the order Lepidoptera)
    Synonym: nachtvlinder
Derived terms

Etymology 2

An onomatopoeia.

Noun

mot f (plural motten, diminutive motje n)

  1. a slap, a blow, a hit (physical aggression with hands or fists)
  2. (by extension) a quarrel, tiff

Etymology 3

From Middle Low German mutte.

Noun

mot f (plural motten, diminutive motje n)

  1. a female pig; a sow
    Synonym: zeug
  2. (by extension) a lewd woman
Derived terms

Etymology 4

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Noun

mot f (plural motten, diminutive motje n)

  1. light rain; drizzle
Related terms
  • motregen

French

Etymology

From Late Latin muttum (sound), from muttire (mutter, make a mu-noise), of onomatopoeic origin. Has almost entirely replaced parole in Modern French, perhaps because of its shortness. Compare Catalan mot.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mo/
  • Rhymes: -o
  • [œ̃ˈmo]
  • [ləˈmo]
  • Homophones: mots, maux

Noun

mot m (plural mots)

  1. word
    Synonym: parole
  2. note, (short) message
    Synonyms: message, note

Derived terms

  • mot d'ordre

Further reading

  • “mot” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • TOM

Middle French

Noun

mot m (plural mots)

  1. word

Descendants

  • French: mot

Norwegian Bokmål

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /muːt/

Etymology 1

Noun

mot n (definite singular motet, uncountable)

  1. courage

Etymology 2

From Old Norse mót

Noun

mot n (definite singular motet, indefinite plural mot, definite plural mota or motene)

  1. a meeting
Derived terms
  • åmot

Etymology 3

Preposition

mot

  1. to, towards
  2. against, from
  3. against, versus
Derived terms

References

  • “mot” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /muːt/

Etymology 1

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Noun

mot n (definite singular motet, uncountable)

  1. courage
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Old Norse mót.

Noun

mot n (definite singular motet, indefinite plural mot, definite plural mota)

  1. a meeting
Derived terms
  • åmot

Etymology 3

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Preposition

mot

  1. to, towards
  2. against, from; for
  3. against, versus
Derived terms

References

  • “mot” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Occitan

Alternative forms

  • mòt

Etymology

From Late Latin muttum

Noun

mot m (plural mots)

  1. word

Old English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /moːt/

Etymology 1

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

mōt

  1. first/third-person singular present of motan

Etymology 2

From Proto-Germanic *mōtą. Cognate with Old High German muot, Old Norse mót (Swedish möte).

Alternative forms

  • ġemōt

Noun

mōt n

  1. meeting, assembly
Declension
Descendants
  • Middle English: mot, ȝemot
    • English: moot
    • Scots: mut, mote

Old French

Etymology 1

From Late Latin muttum.

Noun

mot m (oblique plural moz or motz, nominative singular moz or motz, nominative plural mot)

  1. word
    Synonym: parole (more common)
Descendants
  • French: mot

Etymology 2

See molt

Adjective

mot m (oblique and nominative feminine singular mote)

  1. Alternative form of molt

Adverb

mot

  1. Alternative form of molt

Old Occitan

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mot/

Etymology 1

From Latin multus.

Alternative forms

  • mout

Adverb

mot

  1. much; alot

Etymology 2

From Late Latin muttum.

Noun

mot m (oblique plural motz, nominative singular motz, nominative plural mot)

  1. word

References

  • von Wartburg, Walther (1928-2002) , “muttum”, in Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 63, page 303

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse mót, from Proto-Germanic *mōtą, *gamōtą.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /muːt/

Noun

mot n

  1. (chiefly west Sweden) interchange; a large junction where two or more roads meet.

Declension

Preposition

mot

  1. to, towards
  2. against
  3. versus

Anagrams

  • Tom, t.o.m., tom

Tocharian B

Noun

mot

  1. alcohol
  2. alcoholic beverage

Volapük

Noun

mot (nominative plural mots)

  1. mother
    Synonym: jifat
    Hypernym: pal
    Coordinate term: fat

Declension

Derived terms

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Walloon

Noun

mot m (plural mots)

  1. word

Derived terms

  • motî

Westrobothnian

Etymology

From Old Norse mót, from Proto-Germanic *mōtą, *gamōtą.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /muːt/, [mɯ́ᵝːt], [móʊ̯ːt]
  • Rhymes: -úːt

Noun

mot n or f (definite singular mote or mota)

  1. Mould, form to cast something in.
  2. Part of a wheel ring.
  3. (as an adverb, with dative) To meet.
  4. (as an adverb, with dative) Towards.
Declension
Derived terms

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (French) a witty saying.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)