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See also: Mies, míes, mīes, mieś, mięs, and mies.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Yiddish מיאוס(mies).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

mies (not comparable)

  1. mean (clarification of this definition is needed)

Further readingEdit


FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *mees. Cognates include Estonian mees, Livonian mīez.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmie̯s/, [ˈmie̞̯s̠]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ies
  • Hyphenation: mies

NounEdit

mies

  1. man (adult male human being)
  2. husband (married man)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of mies (Kotus type 42/mies, no gradation)
nominative mies miehet
genitive miehen miesten
miehien
partitive miestä miehiä
illative mieheen miehiin
singular plural
nominative mies miehet
accusative nom. mies miehet
gen. miehen
genitive miehen miesten
miehien
partitive miestä miehiä
inessive miehessä miehissä
elative miehestä miehistä
illative mieheen miehiin
adessive miehellä miehillä
ablative mieheltä miehiltä
allative miehelle miehille
essive miehenä miehinä
translative mieheksi miehiksi
instructive miehin
abessive miehettä miehittä
comitative miehineen

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CompoundsEdit

compounds

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mies f

  1. plural of mie

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Yiddish מיאוס(mies, ugly).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mies (comparative mieser, superlative am miesesten)

  1. (usually somewhat jocular) mean, wretched, as in ein mieser Kater ("a horrible hangover"), ein mieser Kerl ("a mean guy").
  2. appalling, poor
    miese Qualität = poor quality
    mieses Wetter = bad weather

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • mies in Duden online

LivviEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *mees.

NounEdit

mies (genitive miehen, partitive miesty)

  1. man

Old CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin meās.

AdjectiveEdit

mies

  1. feminine plural of meu

Old SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin messem, singular accusative of messis.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mies f (plural miesses)

  1. a harvest of grain
    • c1200: Almeric, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 61v. col. 1.
      Todos / los iudios q́ eran foydos por / todas tierras uinierò agodolias / e eſtidieró en la tra e cogieró / ſus mieſſes eſus. Vendimias
      All the Jews that had been made to flee across the land came to Gedaliah and settled the land and harvested their grains and grapes for wine.

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

mies

  1. Second-person singular (tu) present subjunctive of miar
  2. Second-person singular (tu) negative imperative of miar

SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Spanish mies, from Latin messem, singular accusative of messis (harvest).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mies f (plural mieses)

  1. cereal seed (for making bread)
  2. seed, grain harvest time

Etymology 2Edit

From mees

VerbEdit

mies

  1. (nonstandard) Informal second-person singular () present subjunctive form of mear. (standard form is mees)