See also: Mier

Afrikaans edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /mir/
  • (file)

Noun edit

mier (plural miere)

  1. ant

Dutch edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

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

Noun edit

mier f (plural mieren, diminutive miertje n)

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

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

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

Anagrams edit

Livonian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latvian miers.

Noun edit

mier

  1. (Salaca) peace

Slovak edit

 
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Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *mirъ (peace; world).

Noun edit

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

  1. peace (absence of war of arms)
    Antonym: vojna f
Declension edit
Derived terms edit
See also edit

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun edit

mier f

  1. genitive plural of miera

Further reading edit

  • mier”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

West Frisian edit

Etymology edit

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

Noun edit

mier c (plural mieren, diminutive mierke)

  1. chickweed

Further reading edit

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