milti

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse milti, Proto-Germanic *miltiją, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)meld- (to beat, grind, crush, weaken).

Noun[edit]

milti n (genitive singular miltis, plural milti or miltir)

  1. spleen
Inflection[edit]
n24 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative milti miltið milti(r) miltini
Accusative milti miltið milti(r) miltini
Dative milti milt(i)num miltum miltunum
Genitive miltis miltisins milta miltanna
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the noun milt.

Noun[edit]

milti

  1. dative singular of milt

Latvian[edit]

Milti

Etymology[edit]

Originally from the past participle *milts, plural *milti, of an unattested verb *milt (to crumble; to grind), from Proto-Baltic *mil-, from Proto-Indo-European *ml̥-, the reduced grade of *mel- (whence also Latvian malt “to grind” (q.v.). Cognates include Lithuanian mìltai, Old Prussian miltan.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

milti m (1st declension)

  1. flour (powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding cereal grains)
    graudu miltigrain flour
    kviešu, rudzu miltiwheat, rye flour
    rupji, smalki milticoarse, fine flour
    bīdelētie miltifinely ground flour
    miltu putraflour porridge
    miltu omleteflour omelette
    miltu ērce, kodeflour mite, moth
    “lai Arturs aiziet uz veikalu un atnes maizei miltus”, tēvs īsi sacīja“let Arthur go to the shop and bring flour for the bread”, father said succinctly
    vienu dienu uz pavasara pusi Vilis atved divus maisus miltuone day, when it was still spring, Vilis brought two sacks of flour
  2. flour (powdery substance obtained by grinding raw materials with special instruments)
    kaļķakmens miltilimestone flour
    kartupeļu miltipotato flour (= starch from potatoes)
    zivju miltifish flour
    siena, skuju miltihay, pine flour (= animal feed)
    koksnes, koka miltiwood flour (= very finely ground wood)
    koka miltus iegūst no lapkoku un skujkoku koksneswood flour is obtained from deciduous and connifer wood (= trees)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “milti”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7

Lojban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From "milli".

Pronunciation[edit]

Gismu[edit]

milti (rafsi mil)

  1. thousandth; x1 is a thousandth [1/1000] of x2 in dimension/aspect x3 (default is units).

See also[edit]


Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *mildijaz, whence also Old English milde, Old Norse mildr

Adjective[edit]

milti

  1. mild

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *miltiją, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)meld- (to beat, grind, crush, weaken).

Noun[edit]

milti n (genitive miltis, plural milti)

  1. spleen
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • milti in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press