IcelandicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse mygla, from Proto-Germanic *muglōną, diminutive and denominative of *mukiz (soft substance) (compare Old Norse myki, mykr (cow dung)), from Proto-Indo-European *mewk- (slick, soft).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

mygla

  1. (intransitive) to mildew, to mould, to grow mouldy, to grow muggy or musty, to moulder
    Allur maturinn myglaði á meðan við vorum í fríi.
    All the food grew mouldy while we were on holiday.

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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse mygla, from Proto-Germanic *mugiljǭ.

NounEdit

mygla f (genitive singular myglu, no plural)

  1. mould, mildew

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Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

mygla

  1. to grow mouldy or musty
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DescendantsEdit
  • Icelandic: mygla
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: mygle
  • Norwegian Bokmål: mygle
  • Middle English: mowlen, moule, moulen, mowle, mowlyn

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *mugiljǭ.

NounEdit

mygla f (genitive myglu)

  1. mouldiness, mustiness
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ReferencesEdit

  • mygla1 in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mygla2 in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

SwedishEdit

VerbEdit

mygla (present myglar, preterite myglade, supine myglat, imperative mygla)

  1. to wangle, to finagle

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