GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German meise, from Old High German meisa, from Proto-Germanic *maisǭ (chickadee).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaɪ̯zə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯zə

NounEdit

Meise f (genitive Meise, plural Meisen)

  1. chickadee, tit (small passerine bird of the genus Parus or the family Paridae)

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Further readingEdit

  • Meise” in Duden online