Mist

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See also: mist and MiST

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German mist, from Old High German mist, from Proto-West Germanic *mistu. Cognate with Dutch mest, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌹𐌷𐍃𐍄𐌿𐍃 (maihstus).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmɪst/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Mist m (strong, genitive Mistes or Mists, no plural)

  1. manure (domestic animals’ excrement mixed with hay)
    • 2003, Franz Eugen Schlachter, Die Bibel (“Schlachter 2000”), Genfer Bibelgesellschaft, 4 Mose 19:5:
      und die junge Kuh soll er vor seinen Augen verbrennen lassen; ihre Haut und ihr Fleisch, dazu ihr Blut samt ihrem Mist soll man verbrennen.
      and the young cow should be burnt before his eyes; one should burn its skin and its flesh, as well as its blood with its dung.
  2. (colloquial) crap, bullshit
  3. (Austria) rubbish, garbage, waste

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Mist

  1. crap! darn! (expresses mild annoyance)
    Synonym: Shit

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Mist m

  1. manure

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Mist, from mistr (cloud).

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Mist f

  1. a female given name

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