miks

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See also: Miks and mikš

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

miks

  1. why (Can we add an example for this sense?)
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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmiks/, [ˈmiks̠]
  • Rhymes: -iks
  • Syllabification(key): miks

Adverb[edit]

miks

  1. (colloquial) Alternative form of miksi (why)

See also[edit]


Ingrian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

miks

  1. why? (as a result of what?)
    • 1936, N. A. Iljin and V. I. Junus, Bukvari iƶoroin șkouluja vart, Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 56:
      Timo, miks siä makkaat taas?
      Timo, why are you sleeping again?
  2. why (as a result of which)
    • 1936, L. G. Terehova; V. G. Erdeli, Mihailov and P. I. Maksimov, transl., Geografia: oppikirja iƶoroin alkușkoulun kolmatta klaassaa vart (ensimäine osa), Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-Pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 5:
      Miks möö öksyimmä.
      [The reason] why we got lost.

Synonyms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

miks

  1. translative of mikä

References[edit]

  • V. I. Junus (1936) Iƶoran Keelen Grammatikka[1], Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 100

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the verb mikse.

Noun[edit]

miks m (definite singular miksen, indefinite plural mikser, definite plural miksene)
miks n (definite singular mikset, indefinite plural miks, definite plural miksa or miksene)

  1. a mix

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

miks

  1. imperative of mikse

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb mikse.

Noun[edit]

miks m (definite singular miksen, indefinite plural miksar, definite plural miksane)
miks n (definite singular mikset, indefinite plural miks, definite plural miksa)

  1. a mix

References[edit]


Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English mix, from Middle English mixen, from Old English *mixian, miscian, from Proto-Germanic *miskijaną, from Proto-Indo-European *meyǵ-, *meyḱ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /miks/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iks
  • Syllabification: miks

Noun[edit]

miks m inan

  1. (colloquial) mix (result of mixing two or more substances)
  2. (music) mix (result of mixing several tracks)
  3. (music) mix (finished version of a recording)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

verbs

Related terms[edit]

noun

Further reading[edit]

  • miks in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • miks in Polish dictionaries at PWN