milti

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse milti, Proto-Germanic *miltiją, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)meld- (to beat, grind, crush, weaken).

Noun[edit]

milti n (genitive singular miltis, plural milti or miltir)

  1. spleen
Inflection[edit]
n24 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative milti miltið milti(r) miltini
Accusative milti miltið milti(r) miltini
Dative milti milt(i)num miltum miltunum
Genitive miltis miltisins milta miltanna
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the noun milt.

Noun[edit]

milti

  1. dative singular of milt

Latvian[edit]

Milti

Etymology[edit]

Originally from the past participle *milts, plural *milti, of an unattested verb *milt (to crumble; to grind), from Proto-Baltic *mil-, from Proto-Indo-European *ml̥-, the reduced grade of *mel- (whence also Latvian malt “to grind” (q.v.). Cognates include Lithuanian mìltai, Old Prussian miltan.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

milti m (1st declension)

  1. flour (powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding cereal grains)
    graudu milti — grain flour
    kviešu, rudzu milti — wheat, rye flour
    rupji, smalki milti — coarse, fine flour
    bīdelētie milti — finely ground flour
    miltu putraflour porridge
    miltu omleteflour omelette
    miltu ērce, kodeflour mite, moth
    “lai Arturs aiziet uz veikalu un atnes maizei miltus”, tēvs īsi sacīja — “let Arthur go to the shop and bring flour for the bread”, father said succinctly
    vienu dienu uz pavasara pusi Vilis atved divus maisus miltu — one day, when it was still spring, Vilis brought two sacks of flour
  2. flour (powdery substance obtained by grinding raw materials with special instruments)
    kaļķakmens milti — limestone flour
    kartupeļu milti — potato flour (= starch from potatoes)
    zivju milti — fish flour
    siena, skuju milti — hay, pine flour (= animal feed)
    koksnes, koka milti — wood flour (= very finely ground wood)
    koka miltus iegūst no lapkoku un skujkoku koksnes — wood flour is obtained from deciduous and connifer wood (= trees)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “milti” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (Rīga: AVOTS) ISBN: 9984-700-12-7.

Lojban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From "milli".

Pronunciation[edit]

Gismu[edit]

milti (rafsi mil)

  1. thousandth; x1 is a thousandth [1/1000] of x2 in dimension/aspect x3 (default is units).

See also[edit]


Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *mildijaz, whence also Old English milde, Old Norse mildr

Adjective[edit]

milti

  1. mild

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *miltiją, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)meld- (to beat, grind, crush, weaken).

Noun[edit]

milti n (genitive miltis, plural milti)

  1. spleen
Inflection[edit]