mille

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Finnish[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

mille

  1. Allative singular form of mikä.
  2. Allative plural form of mikä.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French mile, from Latin mīlle.

Pronunciation[edit]

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mille

  1. thousand, a thousand, one thousand
    Presque mille enfants y habitent. — Almost a thousand children live there.

Noun[edit]

mille m (plural mille)

  1. thousand
  2. mile (abbreviation mi)
  3. nautical mile (short for mille nautique)

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Italian[edit]

Italian cardinal numbers
 <  999 1000 1001  > 
    Cardinal : mille
    Ordinal : millesimo

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mīlle

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmi.lːe/, [ˈmil̺.l̺e]
  • Hyphenation: mìl‧le

Adjective[edit]

mille m, f (invariable) (plural: mila)

  1. thousand
Italian cardinal numbers
 <  102 103 104  > 
    Cardinal : mille

Noun[edit]

mille m (plural mille)

  1. thousand

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Latin[edit]

Latin cardinal numbers
 <  CMXCIX M MI  > 
    Cardinal : mīlle
    Ordinal : mīllēsimus
    Adverbial : mīlliēns
    Distributive : mīllenī
Latin Wikipedia article on mīlle

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(sm̥-)ǵʰéslo-. Cognates include Ancient Greek χίλιοι (khílioi) and Sanskrit सहस्र (sahásra).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Symbol: M or

Adjective[edit]

mīlle m, f, n (genitive mīlle); third declension

  1. innumerable, a vast number

Numeral[edit]

mīlle m, f, n (plural mīlia); irregular

  1. (cardinal) thousand; 1000
    • 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Ezras 1:9
      et hic est numerus eorum fialae aureae triginta fialae argenteae mille cultri viginti novem scyphi aurei triginta.
      And this is their number: thirty gold fialae, a thousand silver fialae, twenty-nine knives, thirty gold cups.
Usage notes[edit]

The singular form behaves as an indeclinable adjective, but the plural behaves as a declinable noun. See Appendix:Latin cardinal numerals for additional information.

Inflection[edit]
Number Singular Plural
Case \ Grammar Adjective Noun
nominative mīlle mīlia (mīllia)
genitive mīlle mīlium (mīllium)
dative mīlle mīlibus (mīllibus)
accusative mīlle mīlia (mīllia)
ablative mīlle mīlibus (mīllibus)
vocative mīlle mīlia (mīllia)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Shortened from Latin mīlle passūs, mīlle passuum (Roman mile, literally a thousand of paces).

Noun[edit]

mīlle n (genitive mīlle); third declension

  1. mile, particularly a Roman mile of 8 stades (stadia); 1,000 paces (passi); or 5,000 feet (pedes)
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Norman[edit]

Norman cardinal numbers
 <  999 1000 1001  > 
    Cardinal : mille

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin mīlle

Numeral[edit]

mille

  1. (Jersey) thousand
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from English mile.

Noun[edit]

mille m (plural mille)

  1. (Jersey) mile

Swedish[edit]

Numeral[edit]

mille

  1. (colloquial) Short for miljon.

Noun[edit]

mille c

  1. (colloquial) an amount of money corresponding to one million (of a given currency)

Tarantino[edit]

Numeral[edit]

mille

  1. thousand