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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse , from Proto-Germanic *mugjǭ, *mują, from Proto-Indo-European *mu(fly), *mew-. Cognates with Norwegian mygg, Swedish mygga, Danish myg, Old English mycg, mycge (whence Middle English mygga, English midge); Old High German mucka (German Mücke(mosquito)); Latvian muša; Albanian mizë; Russian муха(múxa); Ancient Greek μυῖα(muîa); Ukranian муха(múxa); Bulgarian муха(múxa); Lower Sorbian mucha, Polish mucha and Slovak mucha. Akin to Latin musca(fly). Compare the Dutch mug.

Noun[edit]

 n ‎(genitive singular mýs, nominative plural )

  1. (collective) midge, blackfly, midget, gnat
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek μῦ().

Noun[edit]

 n

  1. mu (Greek letter)