mier

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch mier.

Noun[edit]

mier (plural miere)

  1. ant

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch miere, from Proto-Germanic *miurijǭ, *meurǭ. Cognate with Old Norse maurr (Icelandic maur, Danish myre), Greek μυρμήγκι (myrmígki), Old Church Slavonic мравии (mravii) and its cognates (Serbo-Croatian мрав, Russian муравей (muravej)).

Noun[edit]

mier f (plural mieren, diminutive miertje n)

  1. (zoology) ant
  2. (figuratively) insignificant individual

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Old Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mirъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *meiˀras, from Proto-Indo-European *mei(H)-ro-.

Noun[edit]

mier m

  1. peace

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *mirъ (peace; world).

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Noun[edit]

mier m (genitive singular mieru, declension pattern of stroj)

  1. peace (absence of war of arms)

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Further reading[edit]

  • mier in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mier n

  1. pity