Old Norse edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Derived from Proto-Germanic *muk-, from Proto-Indo-European *mewg- (slick, slimy). Cognates include Middle English mok and muk (English muck).

Pronunciation edit

  • (12th century Icelandic) IPA(key): /ˈmỹkɪ/

Noun edit

myki f

  1. dung

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Danish: møg
  • Icelandic: myki, mykja
  • Norwegian Bokmål: møkk
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: myk
  • Middle English: muk, mok

References edit

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