mitten

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English myten, mitaine, from Old French mitan, miton, mitaine ‎(mitten, literally half-glove) (Modern French mitaine), from Frankish *mitamo, *mittamo ‎(half), superlative of *mitti ‎(midpoint), from Proto-Germanic *midjô, *midją ‎(middle, center), from Proto-Indo-European *medʰy- ‎(between, in the middle, center). Cognate with Old High German mittamo, metemo ‎(half, in the middle), Old Dutch medemest ‎(midmost), Old English medeme ‎(middling, average, median, literally midmost, in the middle). More at mid, middle.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mitten ‎(plural mittens)

  1. A type of glove or garment that covers a hand with a separate sheath for the thumb, but not for other fingers.

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German[edit]

Adverb[edit]

mitten

  1. In the middle.
    Mitten auf der Straße lag ein toter Hund.
    In the middle of the street lay a dead dog.

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

mitten

  1. definite singular of mitt