miste

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

miste

  1. singular past indicative and subjunctive of missen
  2. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of misten

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of measa (worse) + de (of it).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

miste (predicative only)

  1. of importance, that matters, that one cares about, that one minds about
    Is miste domsa é.
    It matters to me.
    Diabhal ar miste liom faoi.
    I don’t care a straw about it.
    Mura miste leat
    If you don't mind
  2. harmful (after a negative or in a question)
    miste a rá go bhfuil suim aige.
    It’s no harm to say he’s interested./It’s safe to say he’s interested.
    Cárbh mhiste dá dtigeadh sé féinig?
    What harm if only he came?

Usage notes[edit]

Questions beginning Ar mhiste... can be idiomatically translated into English with "Would it be all right...", but note that the polarity of the answer is reversed in English and Irish. The Irish equivalent of "Yes, [it would be all right]" is Ní miste, and the equivalent of "No, [it would not be all right]" is Is miste. Questions beginning An miste leat... "Do you mind..." are answered with the same polarity as in English: Ní miste "No, [I don't mind]"; Is miste "Yes, [I do mind]".

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
miste mhiste unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

miste f pl

  1. feminine plural of misto

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

miste (imperative mist, present tense mister, simple past and past participle mista or mistet)

  1. to lose (cause (something) to cease to be in one's possession or capability)
  2. to miss
    å miste bussen - to miss the bus

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Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

miste

  1. past tense of mista.