Icelandic

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Etymology

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From Old Norse mildr, from Proto-Germanic *mildijaz, whence also English mild.

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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mildur (comparative mildari, superlative mildastur)

  1. tender, mild, gentle
    Djúsinn er mjög mildur á bragðið.
    The juice has a very mild taste.
  2. merciful, clement
  3. (weather) mild, clement
    Síðustu dagar hafa verið mjög mildir.
    The last few days have been quite mild.
    Ég hitti hana einn mildan sumardag.
    I met her one clement summer day.

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