μυῖα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *mu-, *mew-, whence also Latin musca, Old Church Slavonic моуха ‎(muxa), Old Armenian մուն ‎(mun), Albanian mizë, Latvian muša, Old English mycg (English midge).

Noun[edit]

μυῖα ‎(muîaf ‎(genitive μυίας); first declension myia muia may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek μυῖα.

  1. a fly (the insect)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • μυῖα in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «μυῖα» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «μυῖα» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «μυῖα» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
    • fly idem, page 331.