mygg

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse , from Proto-Germanic *mugjō, *mują, *muwō ‎(midge), from Proto-Indo-European *mū- ‎(fly, midge), *mu-, *mew-. Compare Swedish mygga, Danish myg, Icelandic , English midge, West Frisian mich, Dutch mug, Low German mügge, German Mücke.

NounEdit

mygg m ‎(definite singular myggen, indefinite plural mygg, definite plural myggene)

  1. a mosquito (small flying insect of the family Culicidae, known for biting and sucking blood)

Usage notesEdit

Mygg is the popular name for the mosquito, a more accurate name is stikkemygg. The mygg family (see Wikipedia above) comprises far more than mosquitoes.

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

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NounEdit

mygg m ‎(definite singular myggen, indefinite plural myggar, definite plural myggane)

  1. a mosquito (as above)

Usage notesEdit

Mygg is the popular name for the mosquito, a more accurate name is stikkemygg. The mygg family (see Wikipedia above) comprises far more than mosquitoes.

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

See mygga.

NounEdit

mygg n ‎(plurale tantum)

  1. mosquitoes (collective noun for small flying insects of the family Culicidae, known for biting and sucking blood); an individual mosquito is called a mygga)

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