myre

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse maurr from Proto-Indo-European *morwi (ant), cognate with Icelandic maur. Compare Dutch mier, Serbo-Croatian мрав.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /myːrə/, [ˈmyːɐ]

Noun[edit]

myre c (singular definite myren, plural indefinite myrer)

  1. ant

Inflection[edit]

Verb[edit]

myre (imperative myr, infinitive at myre, present tense myrer, past tense myrede, perfect tense har myret)

  1. swarm

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse mýrr.

Noun[edit]

myre

  1. Alternative form of mire (mire)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English *mīere.

Noun[edit]

myre

  1. Alternative form of mire (ant)

Etymology 3[edit]

From mire (mire, noun).

Verb[edit]

myre

  1. Alternative form of myren

Etymology 4[edit]

From Old English myrre.

Noun[edit]

myre

  1. Alternative form of mirre