micel

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *mikilaz, from Proto-Indo-European *méǵh₂s (big, great, stout). The Germanic is cognate with Ancient Greek μέγας (mégas, great).

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miċel (comparative māra, superlative mǣst)

  1. big, large; great
    Þēs hætt is tō miċel mīnum hēafde.
    This hat is too big for my head.
    Sēo sunne is māre þonne sē mōna.
    The sun is bigger than the moon.
    Þæt is sēo mǣste mūs þe iċ ǣfre ġeseah!
    That's the biggest mouse I've ever seen!
  2. much, a lot
    miċel sċeal iċ þē?
    How much do I owe you?

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