myg

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse , from Proto-Germanic *mują, *mugjǭ, *muwō (midge), from Proto-Indo-European *mū- (fly, midge), *mu-, *mew-. Compare Norwegian and Swedish mygg, Icelandic , English midge, West Frisian mich, Dutch mug, Low German mügge, German Mücke.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

myg c (singular definite myggen, plural indefinite myg)

  1. mosquito
  2. midge
  3. gnat
Inflection[edit]
Further reading[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse mjúkr (soft, meek).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

myg

  1. supple, lissome
  2. pliant
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of myg
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular myg 2
Neuter singular mygt 2
Plural myge 2
Definite attributive1 myge
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.