Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Wikipedia nb

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)
  2. (figurative) something small (and insignificant)
    1. a small microphone that is or can be fit to a person
    2. (soccer) a footballer (soccer) under ten years of age

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


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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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 myggar, definite plural myggane)

  1. (zoology) a mosquito (small flying insect of the family Culicidae, known for biting and sucking blood)
  2. (figurative, by extension) something small (and insignificant)
  3. a small microphone that is or can be fit to a person
  4. (soccer) a footballer (soccer) under ten years of age

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)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of mygg 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative - - mygg myggen
Genitive - - myggs myggens