See also: mus, mūs, and Mus

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse mús, from Proto-Germanic *mūs, from Proto-Indo-European *muh₂s.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mús f (genitive singular músar, plural mýs)

  1. mouse (animal)
  2. (computing) mouse

DeclensionEdit

Declension of mús
f16 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative mús músin mýs mýsnar
accusative mús músina mýs mýsnar
dative mús músini músum músunum, mýsnum
genitive músar músarinnar músa músanna

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse mús from the Proto-Germanic *mūs, from Proto-Indo-European *múh₂s.

NounEdit

mús f (genitive singular músar, nominative plural mýs)

  1. mouse (rodent)
    Systir mín sá mús í gær!
    My sister saw a mouse yesterday!
  2. (computing) mouse (input device)
    Réttu mér músina.
    Give me the mouse.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Danish mos, from Middle Low German môs, from Old Saxon *mōs, from Proto-West Germanic *mōs.

NounEdit

mús f (genitive singular músar, no plural)

  1. mashed potatoes
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Etymology 3Edit

From French mousse.

NounEdit

mús f (genitive singular músar, no plural)

  1. mousse (airy pudding)
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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from English moose, from a Northeastern Algonquian language, ultimately from Proto-Algonquian *mo·swa,

NounEdit

mús m (genitive singular múis, nominative plural múis)

  1. moose (Alces americana)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English mousse, from French mousse,

NounEdit

mús m (genitive singular múis, nominative plural múis)

  1. mousse
DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mús mhús not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "mús" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “mús” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “mús” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.