miąć

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mę̀ti[1], from Proto-Balto-Slavic *minʔ-[1]. Cognates include Slovak mäť[1], Slovene mę́ti (to rub)[1], Russian мять (mjatʹ, to crumple; to knead)[1][2] and Lithuanian mìnti (to trample)[1][2].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mʲɔɲt͡ɕ/
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Verb[edit]

miąć impf (perfective wymiąć or zmiąć) [3]

  1. (transitive) to crumple, to crease
    miąć chusteczkę - to crumple a handkerchief
    miąć papier - to crumple paper

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 315-316. →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 Brückner, Aleksander (1927) Słownik etymologiczny języka polskiego [Etymological Dictionary of the Polish Language] (in Polish), Warsaw: Wiedza Powszechna, published 1985, page 331.
  3. ^ Tadeusz Piotrowski [et al.], Langenscheidt Pocket Dictionary: Polish. Berlin and Munich: Langenscheidt, 2003. →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • miąć in Polish dictionaries at PWN