Mond
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Mond
See also: mond, MOND, and monð

Alemannic German

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old High German m?no, from Proto-Germanic *m?nô. Cognate with German Mond, English moon, Icelandic máni, Gothic ? (m?na).

Noun

Mond m

  1. moon

Central Franconian

Alternative forms

  • Muund (rare variant in Moselle Franconian)

Etymology

From a conflation of Old High German m?no (from Proto-Germanic *m?nô) and m?n?d (from Proto-Germanic *m?n?þs), both from Proto-Indo-European *m?h?n?s.

Pronunciation

Noun

Mond m (plural Mond or Monde)

  1. (most dialects) moon
    Wa' mer naachs em Bösch es, süht mer, wie hell der Mond schengk.
    When you're in the forest at night, you see how bright the moon shines.
  2. (most dialects) month
    Ich hann allt drei Mond nur der halve Luhn jekräje.
    I've been paid just half my salary for three months now.

German

German Wikipedia has an article on:
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Der Mond von der Erde aus -- The Moon as seen from Earth (1)
Der Mond während einer totalen Mondfinsternis -- The Moon during a total lunar eclipse (1)

Etymology

From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German m?no, from Proto-Germanic *m?nô (whence also Dutch maan, English moon, Swedish måne, Icelandic máni). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *m?h?n?s. See also Monat.

Further Indo-European cognates: Latin m?nsis ("month"), Ancient Greek (m?n, "month"), Sanskrit (m?sa, "moon"), Russian (mesjac, "moon; month"), Lithuanian m?nulis, Persian (m?h, "moon, month"), Tocharian A mañ

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Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mo:nt/
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Proper noun

Mond m (genitive Monds)

  1. (astronomy) The Moon; Earth's only natural satellite, and also a luminary.
    Der Mond ist so massereich, dass Erde und Mond zusammen häufig als Doppelplanet bezeichnet werden.
    The Moon has such an enormous mass that Earth and Moon are often considered as a binary system.

Noun

Mond m (genitive Mondes or Monds, plural Monde)

  1. (astronomy) A moon, a natural satellite that is orbiting its corresponding planet
    Ganymed ist der größte Mond des Sonnensystems.
    Ganymede is the biggest moon of the Solar System.
    Merkur und Venus haben keine natürlichen Monde.
    Mercury and Venus do not possess natural moons.
  2. (literary, dated) A month, especially a lunar month
  3. (heraldry) moon (often used to describe a crescent)

Declension

Old Declension: This old declension is not used anymore, but was up until the end of the 18th century.

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Further reading

  • "Mond" in Duden online

Hunsrik

Pronunciation

Noun

Mond m (plural Monde or Mone)

  1. moon

Further reading


Luxembourgish

Etymology

From Old High German mund, from Proto-Germanic *munþaz.

Pronunciation

Noun

Mond m (plural Mënner)

  1. mouth

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