See also: míga and Miga

CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Initial clipping of amiga.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: mi‧ga

NounEdit

miga

  1. a female friend
  2. an address to a female friend; a friendly placeholder name for a person one does not know

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese, from Latin mīca (crumb), from Proto-Italic *smīkā, from Proto-Indo-European *smeyg- (small, thin, delicate). Compare the borrowed doublet mica. Cognate with Portuguese miga and Spanish miga.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

miga f (plural migas)

  1. crumb (small piece)
    Synonym: migalla
  2. crumb (the soft internal portion of bread)
    Synonyms: miolo, rafa
  3. a trifle; a little
    Cunha miguiña de sorte aínda chegaremos a tempo.With a little luck we'll be arriving just in time.
    Synonym: migalla
  4. a little time
    Marchamos daquí a unha miga.We are leaving in a moment.

Derived termsEdit

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IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

miga f (genitive singular migu, nominative plural migur)

  1. (vulgar) the act of pissing
  2. (vulgar) piss, urine

DeclensionEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • mige (e and split infinitives)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse míga, from Proto-Germanic *mīganą, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃méyǵʰeti, from the root *h₃meyǵʰ- (to urinate).

VerbEdit

miga (present tense mig, past tense meig, supine mige, past participle migen, present participle migande, imperative mig)

  1. (colloquial) to piss, urinate

NounEdit

miga n

  1. definite plural of mig

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PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit मृग (mṛga, wild beast), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *mr̥gás.

NounEdit

miga m

  1. beast
  2. quadruped
  3. deer

DeclensionEdit


PortugueseEdit

 
migas (2)

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: mi‧ga

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese miga, from Latin mīca (crumb), from Proto-Italic *smīkā, from Proto-Indo-European *smeyg- (small, thin, delicate). Compare the borrowed doublet mica.

NounEdit

miga f (plural migas)

  1. crumb (small piece of bread, biscuit, cake, etc)
  2. (in the plural, cooking) A traditional Iberian dish consisting of leftover bread and various ingredients.
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Clipping of amiga (female friend).

NounEdit

miga f (plural migas)

  1. (Brazil, endearing) female friend; used especially by women

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish miga, from Latin mīca (crumb), from Proto-Italic *smīkā, from Proto-Indo-European *smeyg- (small, thin, delicate). Compare the borrowed doublet mica. Cognate with English mica.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmiɡa/, [ˈmiɣa]

NounEdit

miga f (plural migas)

  1. crumb (small piece which breaks off from baked food)
    Synonym: migaja
  2. essence, core (most significant feature of something)
  3. crumb, bit (small amount)

Derived termsEdit