mier

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch mier, from Middle Dutch miere, from Old Dutch *miuri, from Proto-Germanic *miurijǭ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mier (plural miere)

  1. ant

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch miere, from Old Dutch *miuri, from Proto-Germanic *miurijǭ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mir/, [miːr], [miɻ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mier
  • Rhymes: -ir

Noun[edit]

mier f (plural mieren, diminutive miertje n)

  1. (zoology) ant
    Synonym: emt
  2. (figuratively) insignificant individual

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: mier
  • Sranan Tongo: mira

Anagrams[edit]


Livonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latvian miers.

Noun[edit]

mier

  1. (Salaca) peace

Old Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

mier m

  1. peace

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. peace (absence of war of arms)

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See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • mier in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

mier c (plural mieren, diminutive mierke)

  1. chickweed

Further reading[edit]

  • mier (II)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011