See also: Miya and miyã

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Japanese (みや) (miya).

NounEdit

miya (plural miyas or miya)

  1. (obsolete) A Japanese shrine.
    • 1878, N. McLeod, Epitome of the Ancient History of Japan, page 52:
      In the great matsuris or religious festivals [] the Samurais' wives and families may be seen holding these festivals at the miyas where the harlots worship and mixing freely in the crowd amongst them.

AnagramsEdit


BuraEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mìya

  1. mother

ReferencesEdit


ChickasawEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

miya (active)

  1. to say about oneself
  2. to mean
  3. they say (used at the end of phrases when telling traditional accounts/stories)

InflectionEdit


HausaEdit

 
Tuwon shinkafa da miyar taushe. (Rice porridge with sorrel stew.)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mí.jàː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [mɪ́.jàː]

NounEdit

miyā̀ f (possessed form miyàr̃)

  1. a kind of sauce or stew made with various meats and vegetables, eaten alongside tuwo

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

miya

  1. Rōmaji transcription of みや

KambaEdit

PronounEdit

miya

  1. he or she

MasbatenyoEdit

NounEdit

miyà

  1. cat

SurigaononEdit

NounEdit

miyá

  1. cat

TurkishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Pontic Greek μυία (myía).

NounEdit

miya

  1. (dialect, Rize) small fly (animal)
    Synonym: kör sinek

Etymology 2Edit

Unknown.

AdjectiveEdit

miya

  1. (dialect, Çorum) lazy

ReferencesEdit

miya”, in Türkiye'de halk ağzından derleme sözlüğü [Compilation Dictionary of Popular Speech in Turkey] (in Turkish), Ankara: Türk Dil Kurumu, 1963–1982


WandalaEdit

PronounEdit

míyà

  1. we (inclusive)

See alsoEdit

  • ŋre (we) (exclusive)

ReferencesEdit

  • Frajzyngier, Zygmunt (2012), “miya”, in A Grammar of Wandala, De Gruyter Mouton, →ISBN

WanyiEdit

NounEdit

miya

  1. snake

ReferencesEdit

  • Mary Laughren, Rob Pensalfini, Tom Mylne, Accounting for verb-initial order in an Australian language, in Verb First: On the syntax of verb-initial languages (2005)