Guerrero AmuzgoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Spanish mil.

NumeralEdit

  1. thousand

NamuyiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *mi (female). Cognate to Chinese (mèi, girl).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

  1. wife

SynonymsEdit


Northern KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Iranian *mayšáh, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *mayšás, from Proto-Indo-European *móysos (sheep, skin of sheep). Cognate with Sanskrit मेष (meṣá), Avestan 𐬨𐬀𐬉𐬱𐬀(maēša), Persian میش(miš), Khwarezmian [script needed] (ʾmh), Ormuri [script needed] (maī), Munji [script needed] (mə́ya).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Central Kurdish مێ()
Southern Kurdish میە(mye)
Laki مێ()
Zazaki meşna

 f (Arabic spelling مي‎)

  1. sheep

Alternative formsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Chyet, Michael L. (2003), “”, in Kurdish–English Dictionary, with selected etymologies by Martin Schwartz, New Haven and London: Yale University Press