hiiri

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From Proto-Finnic *hiiri, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *šiŋere. Cognates include Estonian hiir and Hungarian egér and Erzyan чеерь (čejerʹ) (chejer). The sense "computer mouse" is calqued from English.

Noun[edit]

hiiri

  1. A mouse, used rather indiscriminately for a number of small mouse-resembling rodents mostly in the zoologic family Muridae, but also in Zapodidae and Gliridae.
  2. (computing) A computer mouse.

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *hiiri, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *šiŋere.

Noun[edit]

hiiri (genitive hiiren, partitive hiirdy)

  1. mouse