miģele

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Latvian[edit]

Miģele
Miģele

Etymology[edit]

Apparently a borrowing from a Germanic language (compare English midge, German Mücke, German Low German Mügg, Mügge, Dutch Low Saxon mugge).

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

miģele f (5th declension)

  1. midge, midget (small insects of the order Diptera (family: Ceratopogonidae) that suck blood and resemble flies)
    pie assinssūcējiem divspārņiem pieder odi, knišļi, miģeles, mušas un dunduri — to the bloodsucking diptera belong: mosquitos, blackflies, midges, flies, and horseflies

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