mier

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch miere, from Proto-Germanic *meurōn-, *meurjōn-. Cognate with Old Norse maurr (Icelandic maur, Danish myre), Greek μυρμήγκι (myrmínki), Old Church Slavonic мравии and its descendants (Serbo-Croatian мрав, Russian муравей (muravej)).

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Noun[edit]

mier f (plural mieren, diminutive miertje n)

  1. (zoology) ant
  2. (figuratively) insignificant individual

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mirъ (peace; world).

Noun[edit]

mier m, declension pattern stroj

  1. peace (absence of war of arms)

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West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mier n

  1. pity