Albanian edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Old Albanian miize, enlarged with -zë, from Proto-Albanian *mūjā, from Proto-Indo-European *muH- (compare English midge), variant of *mus- (compare Ancient Greek μυι̃α (muĩa), Serbo-Croatian muva). A comparison with Old High German mīza (gnat), Old English mite (mite), Latin minor (small) is also possible.

Noun edit

mizë f (plural miza, definite miza, definite plural mizat)

  1. fly
  2. (colloquial) runt
  3. (colloquial) weak or insignificant person

Declension edit

Hyponyms edit

Kashubian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmʲizɜ/
  • Syllabification: mi‧zë

Preposition edit

mizë

  1. Alternative form of midzë.

Further reading edit

  • Eùgeniusz Gòłąbk (2011), “między”, in Słownik Polsko-Kaszubski / Słowôrz Pòlskò-Kaszëbsczi, volume 1, page 1025