English Edit

Etymology Edit

Borrowed from French muid, from Latin modius. Doublet of modius and mud.

Noun Edit

muid (plural muids)

  1. An old French liquid measure of approximately 274.2 litres.

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French Edit

Etymology Edit

Inherited from Latin modius.

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /mɥi/
  • (file)

Noun Edit

muid m (plural muids)

  1. (historical) hogshead

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Irish Edit

Etymology Edit

From the first-person plural present verb ending -mid reanalyzed as a subject pronoun.

Pronunciation Edit

Pronoun Edit

muid (emphatic form muide, muidne)

  1. (Connacht, Ulster) we (conjunctive)

Usage notes Edit

  • The use of muid as the subject of analytic verb forms is accepted in the written standard as an alternative to synthetic first-person plural verb forms. It is found in colloquial usage in Ulster and parts of Connacht.

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