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Old Church SlavonicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *milъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *meiʔlos, from Proto-Indo-European *meyl-.

Baltic cognates include Lithuanian mielas ‎(nice, deer, sweet), Latvian mĩl̨š ‎(sweet, dear, kind), Old Prussian mijls ‎(sweet, dear).

Other Indo-European cognates include Latin mītis ‎(of soft taste) and Greek meília.

AdjectiveEdit

милъ ‎(milŭ)

  1. dear, sweet
    милъ бъіти — to feel sorry for
    милъ сѧ творити/дѣлати — to beg mercy from someone

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Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Mali staroslavensko-hrvatski rječnik, Matica hrvatska, Zagreb, 2004
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