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AlbanianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Albanian miize, enlarged with -, 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.

NounEdit

mizë f (indefinite plural miza, definite singular miza)

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

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