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See also: my, m’y, .my, My, Mỹ, and MY

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse , from Proto-Germanic *mugjō, *mujan, from Proto-Indo-European *mu (fly), *mew-.

Cognates include the Norwegian mygg, Swedish mygga, Danish myg, Old English mycg, mycge (whence Middle English mygga, English midge); Old High German mucka (German Mücke (mosquito)); Latvian muša; Albanian mizë; Russian муха (múxa); Ancient Greek μυῖα (muia); Ukranian муха (múxa); Bulgarian муха (múxa); Lower Sorbian mucha, Polish mucha and Slovak mucha. Akin to Latin musca (fly). Compare the Dutch mug.

Noun[edit]

 n (genitive singular mýs, nominative plural )

  1. (collective) midge, blackfly, midget, gnat
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek μῦ (mu).

Noun[edit]

 n

  1. mu (Greek letter)