mīez

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Livonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *mees. Cognate with Estonian mees.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mīez

  1. man (adult male human being)
    • Tiit-Rein Viitso, Valts Ernštreits (2012–2013), Līvõkīel-ēstikīel-lețkīel sõnārōntõz, Tartu, Rīga: TÜ, LVA
      mīez pidāb eņtš sõnā jūsõ, ǟrga pidāb eņtš sōrad jūsõ
      a man lives up to his word (lit. "holds onto his word"), an ox holds onto its horns
      ta akūb mēḑi
      she is chasing after men (lit. "catching men")
  2. husband

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