hiir

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See also: hiir'

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *hiiri, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *šiŋere. Cognates include Finnish hiiri, Erzya чеерь (čejerʹ), Mansi таӈкер (taňker), Hungarian egér.

Noun[edit]

hiir (genitive hiire, partitive hiirt)

  1. mouse
  2. computer mouse

Declension[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Ingrian[edit]

Noun[edit]

hiir

  1. Chernyavskij's form of hiiri

Declension[edit]

Chernyavskij's declension of hiir
singular plural
nominative hiir hiiret
genitive hiiren hiirilöin
partitive hiirt hiirilöjä
illative hiiree hiirilöihe
inessive hiireez hiirilöiz
elative hiirest hiirilöist
allative hiirelle hiirilöille
adessive hiireel hiirilöil
ablative hiirelt hiirilöilt
translative hiireks hiirilöiks
essive hiireen hiirilöin
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)

References[edit]

  • Vitalij Chernyavskij (2005) Ižoran keel (Ittseopastaja)[1], page 101

Westrobothnian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to hirr. Cognate with Angermannic hirä.

Verb[edit]

hiir (preterite hirä)

  1. (impersonal) It twitches, runs through, shivers (the body or body part)[1][2] or there is a sickly sense of or foreboding of dizziness, fainting, one turns giddy.[2][3]
    hir i tännrenPain runs through my teeth.
    hirrä dill i króppomA shiver went through my body.
    hèire i̯ne må̯gánn då I rann ne̯ä̯t bàkkenI got a giddy feeling in my stomach as I went down the hill.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lindgren, J. V., 1940, “*hira sv. v. 1 hîr”, in Orbok över Burträskmålet, page 61
  2. 2.0 2.1 Rietz, Johan Ernst, “Hiir”, in Svenskt dialektlexikon: ordbok öfver svenska allmogespråket [Swedish dialectal lexicon: a dictionary for the Swedish lects] (in Swedish), 1962 edition, Lund: C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag, published 1862–1867, page 257
  3. ^ Lidström, Gun, Berglund, Erik, 1991 Pitemålet : ållt mīla àagg å ö̀öx, Piteå : ABF Piteåbygden. 4th ed. p. 115