The Alternative Albanian Dictionary: mizë

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mizë Alternative forms: myzë etymology From Old Albanian miize, enlarged with -, from Proto-Albanian *mūjā, from Proto-Indo-European *muH- (compare English midge), variant of *mus- (compare Ancient Greek μυι̃α 〈myĩa〉, Serbo-Croatian muva). A comparison with Old High German mīza, Old English mite, Latin minor is also possible.
noun: {{sq-noun}}
  1. fly
  2. (colloquial) runt
  3. (colloquial) weak or insignificant person
hyponyms:
  • mizë bletë, mizë e bukur, mizë mjalti ‘bee’
  • mizë dhensh{{vern}}’ (Melophagus ovinus)
  • mizë dheu, mizë përdhecke, mizë përdhese, mizë toke, mizë trolli (Gheg) ‘ant’
  • mizë e farave{{vern}}, {{vern}}’ ({{taxlink}})
  • mizë grurigrain weevil
  • mizë hesen{{vern}}’ ({{taxlink}})
  • mizë kalihorsefly, forest fly, {{vern}}
  • mizë e lakrës{{vern}}’ ({{taxlink}})
  • mizë e mesdheutMediterranean fruit fly’ ({{taxlink}})
  • mizë e panxharit{{vern}}’ ({{taxlink}})
  • mizë pashkeladybug
  • mizëplakëqueen bee
  • mizë e qepësonion fly’ ({{taxlink}})
  • mizë e qershisëfruit fly’ ({{taxlink}})
  • mizë suedezefrit fly’ ({{taxlink}})
  • mizë e ullirit{{vern}}’ ({{taxlink}} <= {{taxlink}})

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