IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish milis, from Proto-Celtic *melissis, from *meli. Akin to mil.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

milis (genitive singular feminine milse, plural milse, comparative milse)

  1. sweet

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
milis mhilis not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *melissis, from *meli.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

milis

  1. sweet
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 6c7
      Léic úait inna bíada milsi et tomil innahí-siu do·mmeil do chenél arnáp hésom con·éit détso.
      Put away from you sg the sweet foods, and consume those that your race consumes, so that it may not be he who is indulgent to you.

DeclensionEdit

i-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative milis milis milis
Vocative milis
Accusative milis milis
Genitive milis milse milis
Dative milis milis milis
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative milsi milsi
Vocative milsi
Accusative milsi
Genitive milis*
milse
Dative milsib
Notes *not when substantivized

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: milis
  • Manx: millish
  • Scottish Gaelic: milis

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
milis
also mmilis after a proclitic
milis
pronounced with /ṽ(ʲ)-/
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish milis, from Proto-Celtic *melissis, from *meli. Akin to mil.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

milis (genitive singular feminine mìlse, nominative plural mìlse, comparative mìlse)

  1. sweet, sugary
  2. melodious, dulcet

DeclensionEdit

First declension; forms of the positive degree:

Case Masculine singular Feminine singular Plural
Nominative/Vocative/Dative milis mhilis mìlse
Genitive mhilis mìlse mìlse

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
milis mhilis
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • milis” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “milis”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

milis c

  1. militia

DeclensionEdit

Declension of milis 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative milis milisen miliser miliserna
Genitive milis milisens milisers milisernas

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Milch.[1]

NounEdit

milis

  1. (coconut) milk

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ulrike Mosel, Tolai and Tok Pisin: the influence of the substratum on the development of New Guinea Pidgin (1980), page 18: [] /lk/ melek (coconut) milk, /lç/ in milis (coconut) milk (borrowed from German Milch) and []