mole etymology

Portuguese word mole comes from Proto-Indo-European *mol(w)ə-

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Detailed word origin of mole

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*mol(w)ə- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*(h₂)ml̥dus Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*molduis Latin (lat)
roa-opt Old Portuguese (roa-opt)
mole Old Portuguese (roa-opt)
mole Portuguese (por) (informal) Not difficult; easy.. Not hard; smooth or flexible; soft.