See also: mig, MIG, MiG, and Mig

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Lexicalization of the interrogative pronoun mi (what) + -ég ~ -ig (terminative case suffix).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmiːɡ]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːɡ

AdverbEdit

míg

  1. (of time, somewhat literary) as long as, while
    Synonyms: amíg, ameddig
  2. (of time, somewhat literary, with a negated verb) till, until
    Synonyms: amíg, ameddig

Usage notesEdit

See at amíg.

Derived termsEdit

(Expressions):

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN   (See also its second, revised, expanded edition published in 2021: →ISBN)

Further readingEdit

  • míg in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

IcelandicEdit

VerbEdit

míg

  1. first-person singular present indicative of míga
  2. second-person singular imperative of míga