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Middle English word mole comes from Proto-Indo-European *moh₁-, Proto-Indo-European *moy-, Proto-Germanic *maþlą (Agreement. Gathering. Legal case. Speech.).

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Mole detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*moh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*moy- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*maþlą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Agreement. Gathering. Legal case. Speech.
*mol(w)ə- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to grind, mill
*mailą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Spot, mark, blemish.
*melh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to grind, to rub, grind, black, grind
*mēlą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Measure, measurement. Point in time, period of time. Time for eating, meal. Time, occasion.
mál Old Norse (non) Meal, mealtime. Measurement, size. Time (legal) cause. Language. Matter, affair. Speech A work of art inlaid in metal, especially on weapons.
mǣl Old English (ang)
mool Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as mole

Descendants of *moh₁-
mod mode mood mud mudde tholemod
Descendants of *maþlą
mal male malen mathelen meadelen meathelen mel melen mool mælen mēl wadmal