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FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse milti, Proto-Germanic *miltiją, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)meld- (to beat, grind, crush, weaken).

NounEdit

milti n (genitive singular miltis, plural milti or miltir)

  1. spleen
InflectionEdit
n24 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative milti miltið milti(r) miltini
Accusative milti miltið milti(r) miltini
Dative milti milt(i)num miltum miltunum
Genitive miltis miltisins milta miltanna
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the noun milt.

NounEdit

milti

  1. dative singular of milt

LatvianEdit

 
Milti

EtymologyEdit

Originally from the past participle *milts, plural *milti, of an unattested verb *milt (to crumble; to grind), from Proto-Baltic *mil-, from Proto-Indo-European *ml̥-, the reduced grade of *mel- (whence also Latvian malt “to grind” (q.v.). Cognates include Lithuanian mìltai, Old Prussian miltan.[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

milti m (1st declension)

  1. flour (powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding cereal grains)
    graudu miltigrain flour
    kviešu, rudzu miltiwheat, rye flour
    rupji, smalki milticoarse, fine flour
    bīdelētie miltifinely ground flour
    miltu putraflour porridge
    miltu omleteflour omelette
    miltu ērce, kodeflour mite, moth
    “lai Arturs aiziet uz veikalu un atnes maizei miltus”, tēvs īsi sacīja“let Arthur go to the shop and bring flour for the bread”, father said succinctly
    vienu dienu uz pavasara pusi Vilis atved divus maisus miltuone day, when it was still spring, Vilis brought two sacks of flour
  2. flour (powdery substance obtained by grinding raw materials with special instruments)
    kaļķakmens miltilimestone flour
    kartupeļu miltipotato flour (= starch from potatoes)
    zivju miltifish flour
    siena, skuju miltihay, pine flour (= animal feed)
    koksnes, koka miltiwood flour (= very finely ground wood)
    koka miltus iegūst no lapkoku un skujkoku koksneswood flour is obtained from deciduous and connifer wood (= trees)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “milti”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7

LojbanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From "milli".

PronunciationEdit

GismuEdit

milti (rafsi mil)

  1. thousandth; x1 is a thousandth [1/1000] of x2 in dimension/aspect x3 (default is units).

See alsoEdit


Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *mildijaz, whence also Old English milde, Old Norse mildr

AdjectiveEdit

milti

  1. mild

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *miltiją, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)meld- (to beat, grind, crush, weaken).

NounEdit

milti n (genitive miltis, plural milti)

  1. spleen
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • milti in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press