Complete Definition of "mire"

see|miré|mirë
English

Pronunciation
UK IPA: /ËmÉɪÉ/
US IPA: /ËmÉɪÉɹ/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aɪÉ(r)|-aɪÉ(r)

Etymology 1
From Old Norse mýrr.

Noun
en-noun

  1. Deep mud; moist, spongy earth.
  2. An undesirable situation, a predicament.

Derived terms
miry
in the mire

Translations
rfc-level|Translations at L3+ (AutoFormat? would have corrected level of Derived terms)

mid
Spanish: fango m

Verb
en-verb|mir|ing

  1. To weigh down.

Etymology 2
Perhaps related to Middle Dutch miere (Dutch mier).

Noun
en-noun

  1. obsolete An ant.

Anagrams
rime


French

Etymology
Ultimately from Latin mirari

Noun
mire

  1. foresight (of rifle)

Category:French nouns


Hungarian

Etymology
From the interrogative pronoun mi

Pronoun
mire

  1. onto what

Category:Hungarian pronouns


Irish

Pronunciation
IPA: /Ëmɪrʲɪ/

Noun
mire f

  1. insanity, dementia, madness

Category:Old Norse derivations


Italian

Noun
mire f

  1. plural of|mira|lang=Italian

Romanian

Etymology
Substratum word

Noun
mire m

  1. bridegroom

Category:Romanian nouns
Category:Romanian substratum words


Spanish

Verb form
mire imperative of mirar

  1. look (imperative, polite)

Category:Spanish verb forms

ang:mire
et:mire
fr:mire
io:mire
it:mire
ru:mire
te:mire
vi:mire
zh:mire

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