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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German muodi. Cognate with German müde, Dutch moede, Icelandic móður.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

midd (masculine midden, neuter midd, comparative méi midd, superlative am middsten)

  1. tired

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *midjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *médʰyos. Cognate with Old Frisian midde, Old Saxon middi (Dutch mits), Old High German mitti (German mitt), Old Norse miðr (Swedish midja), Gothic 𐌼𐌹𐌳𐌾𐌹𐍃 (midjis). The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin medius, Greek μεσος (mesos), Russian межа́ (mežá).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

midd

  1. mid, middle
    Þeah ic nu gange on midde þa sceade deaðes ne ondræde ic me nan yfel. Though I now walk amidst the shadow of death I fear no evil. (King Alfred, Psalm 23)

DeclensionEdit

Weak Strong
case singular plural case singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative midda midde midde middan nom. midd midde midd midda, -e
accusative middan midde middan acc. middne midd midde midde midd midda, -e
genitive middan middra, middena gen. middes middes middre middra
dative middan middum dat. middum middum middre middum
instrumental midde

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WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse miðr (middle) adj. + , -d (-th).

Equivalent to me- (mid-) +‎ -d (-th).

NounEdit

midd f

  1. mid, middle

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