hiir

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See also: hiir'

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *hiiri, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *šiŋere. Cognates include Finnish hiir, 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]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *hiiri, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *šiŋere. Cognates with Finnish hiiri and Estonian hiir.

Noun[edit]

hiir (genitive hiiren, partitive hiirt)

  1. mouse

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