See also: Mier

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch mier, from Middle Dutch miere, from Old Dutch *miuri, from Proto-Germanic *miurijǭ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mir/
  • (file)

NounEdit

mier (plural miere)

  1. ant

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch miere, from Old Dutch *miuri, from Proto-Germanic *miurijǭ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mir/, [miːr], [miɻ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mier
  • Rhymes: -ir

NounEdit

mier f (plural mieren, diminutive miertje n)

  1. (zoology) ant
    Synonym: emt
  2. (figuratively) insignificant individual

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: mier
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: mira
  • Skepi Creole Dutch: mira
  • Ambonese Malay: mir
  • Arawak: miri
  • Kupang Malay: mir
  • Sranan Tongo: mira
  • West Frisian: mier

AnagramsEdit


LivonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latvian miers.

NounEdit

mier

  1. (Salaca) peace

Old PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *mirъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *meiˀrás, from Proto-Indo-European *mey(H)-ro-.

NounEdit

mier m

  1. peace

SlovakEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *mirъ (peace; world).

NounEdit

mier m (genitive singular mieru, declension pattern of stroj)

  1. peace (absence of war of arms)
DeclensionEdit
AntonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

mier f

  1. genitive plural of miera

Further readingEdit

  • mier in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

mier c (plural mieren, diminutive mierke)

  1. chickweed

Further readingEdit

  • mier (II)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011