micel

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *mikilaz, from Proto-Indo-European *meǵa- (big, great, stour). Cognate with Old Saxon mikil, Old Dutch mikil, Old High German mihhil, Old Norse (and Icelandic) mikill (Swedish mycken/mycket, Norwegian mye/mykje or mykjen, and Danish meget), Gothic 𐌼𐌹𐌺𐌹𐌻𐍃 (mikils, great, many, much). The Germanic is cognate with Ancient Greek μέγας (mégas, great).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

miċel

  1. big, large; great
  2. much

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