muis

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch muis, from Middle Dutch muus, from Old Dutch *mūs, from Proto-Germanic *mūs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

muis (plural muise)

  1. A mouse (rodent).
  2. (computing) A mouse (input device to operate a computer).

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Dutch[edit]

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Muis (“mouse”).

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch muus, from Old Dutch *mūs, from Proto-West Germanic *mūs.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mœy̯s/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: muis
  • Rhymes: -œy̯s

Noun[edit]

muis m or f (plural muizen, diminutive muisje n)

  1. A mouse (rodent species).
  2. Various resembling (rodent) species.
  3. (computing) A mouse, an input device to operate a computer by steering a cursor and clicking.
    Synonym: computermuis
  4. The ball of the thumb.

Hypernyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

- animal species

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: muis
  • Jersey Dutch: mäus
  • Negerhollands: mischi, miśi, muśi
  • Sranan Tongo: moismoisi

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

muis

  1. alternative form of muise