милъ

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Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *milъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *meiʔlos, from Proto-Indo-European *meyl-.

Baltic cognates include Lithuanian mielas ‎(nice, deer, sweet), Latvian mĩl̨š ‎(sweet, dear, kind), Old Prussian mijls ‎(sweet, dear).

Other Indo-European cognates include Latin mītis ‎(of soft taste) and Greek meília.

Adjective[edit]

милъ ‎(milŭ)

  1. dear, sweet
    милъ бъіти — to feel sorry for
    милъ сѧ творити/дѣлати — to beg mercy from someone

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References[edit]

  • Mali staroslavensko-hrvatski rječnik, Matica hrvatska, Zagreb, 2004