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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse , from Proto-Germanic *mugjǭ, *mują, from Proto-Indo-European *mu (fly), *mew-. Cognates with Norwegian mygg, Swedish mygga and mygg, Danish myg, Old English mycg, mycge (whence Middle English mygga, English midge); Old High German mucka (German Mücke (mosquito)); Latvian muša; Albanian mizë; Russian му́ха (múxa); Ancient Greek μυῖα (muîa); Ukrainian му́ха (múxa); Bulgarian му́ха (múha); Lower Sorbian mucha, Polish mucha and Slovak mucha. Akin to Latin musca (fly). Compare the Dutch mug.

NounEdit

 n (genitive singular mýs, nominative plural )

  1. (collective) midge, blackfly, midget, gnat
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Etymology 2Edit

From Ancient Greek μῦ ().

NounEdit

 n

  1. mu (Greek letter)