midden

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via Middle English midding, myddyng, from Old Danish mykdyngja (the first element, myk, myki, meaning muck, manure; the second element, dyngja, meaning dung, dungpile), whence also Danish møgdynge and mødding, Norwegian mødding.

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Noun[edit]

midden (plural middens)

  1. A dungheap.
  2. A refuse heap usually near a dwelling.
  3. (archaeology) A prehistoric pile of bones and shells.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a derivative of Proto-Germanic *midjaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *medʰyo-.

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Adverb[edit]

midden

  1. in the middle

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

midden

  1. masculine nominative of midd
  2. masculine accusative of midd
  3. masculine dative of midd
  4. neuter dative of midd
  5. plural dative of midd

West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

midden n

  1. middle (part between beginning and end)


This West Frisian entry was created from the translations listed at middle. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see midden in the West Frisian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) May 2008