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Mille

Mille

See also: mille

Danish

Proper noun

Mille

  1. A female given name derived from Emilie.

Norwegian

Proper noun

Mille

  1. A female given name derived from Emilie.

mille

mille

See also: Mille

Finnish

Pronoun

mille

  1. Allative singular form of mikä.
  2. Allative plural form of mikä.

French

Etymology

From Middle French mille, from Old French mile, from Latin mīlle (thousand).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mil/
  • Rhymes: -il

Numeral

mille

  1. thousand, a thousand, one thousand
    Presque mille enfants y habitent. — Almost a thousand children live there.

Noun

mille m (plural mille)

  1. thousand
  2. mile (abbreviation mi)
  3. nautical mile (short for mille nautique)

Derived terms

Related terms

See also


Italian

Italian cardinal numbers
 <  999 1000 1001  > 
    Cardinal : mille
    Ordinal : millesimo

Etymology

From Latin mīlle.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmi.lːe/, [ˈmil̺.l̺e]
  • Hyphenation: mìl‧le

Adjective

mille m, f (invariable) (plural: mila)

  1. thousand
Italian cardinal numbers
 <  102 103 104  > 
    Cardinal : mille

Noun

mille m (plural mille)

  1. thousand

Derived terms

Related terms

See also

  • Appendix:Italian numbers
  • chilo-

Latin

Latin cardinal numbers
 <  CMXCIX M MI  > 
    Cardinal : mīlle
    Ordinal : mīllēsimus
    Adverbial : mīlliēns
    Distributive : mīllenī
Latin Wikipedia article on mīlle

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Proto-Italic *smīɣeslī, from Proto-Indo-European *smih₂ǵʰéslih₂ (one thousand), from *ǵʰes- (hand) (whence also hir, Ancient Greek χείρ (kheír)), as if "full hand". Cognates include Ancient Greek χίλιοι (khílioi) and Sanskrit सहस्र (sahásra).

Alternative forms

  • Symbol: M or

Adjective

mīlle m, f, n (genitive mīlle); third declension

  1. innumerable, a vast number

Numeral

mīlle m, f, n (plural mīlia); irregular

  1. (cardinal) thousand; 1000
    • 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Ezras 1:9
      et hic est numerus eorum fialae aureae triginta fialae argenteae mille cultri viginti novem scyphi aurei triginta.
      And this is their number: thirty gold fialae, a thousand silver fialae, twenty-nine knives, thirty gold cups.
Usage notes

The singular form behaves as an indeclinable adjective, but the plural behaves as a declinable noun. See Appendix:Latin cardinal numerals for additional information.

Inflection
Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem./Neuter Masc./Fem./Neuter
nominative mīlle mīlia, mīllia
genitive mīlium, mīllium
dative mīlibus, mīllibus
accusative mīlia, mīllia
ablative mīlibus, mīllibus
vocative mīlia, mīllia
Derived terms
Related terms
Descendants
See also
  • Appendix:Latin cardinal numerals

Etymology 2

Shortened from Latin mīlle passūs, mīlle passuum (Roman mile, literally a thousand of paces).

Noun

mīlle n (genitive mīlle); third declension

  1. mile, particularly a Roman mile of 8 stades (stadia); 1,000 paces (passūs); or 5,000 feet (pedes)
Synonyms
Descendants
  • Ancient Greek: μίλιον (mílion), μείλιον (meílion), μίλιν (mílin)
    • Greek: μίλι (míli)
    • Old Armenian: մղոն (młon)
  • Aramaic: [script needed] (mīlā), [script needed] (mīl)
    • Classical Syriac: ܡܝܠܐ (mīlā), ܡܝܠ (mīl)
    • Arabic: مِيل (mīl)
      • Middle Armenian: միլ (mil)
      • Ottoman Turkish: مِيل (mīl)
      • Persian: مِيل (mīl)
  • French: mille
  • Irish: míle
  • Italian: miglio
  • Norman: mille
  • Old English: mīl
  • Old Irish: míle
  • Sardinian: miza
  • Scottish Gaelic: mìle
  • Spanish: milla

References


Middle French

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old French mile, from Latin mīlle (thousand).

Numeral

mille (usually invariable, plural milles)

  1. thousand

Usage notes

  • Mille is usually invariable in phrases like quatre mille (four thousand) but the plural milles is attested.

References

  • mille on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330-1500) (in French). See formes tab for examples of milles

Norman

Norman cardinal numbers
 <  999 1000 1001  > 
    Cardinal : mille

Etymology 1

From Latin mīlle.

Numeral

mille

  1. (Jersey) thousand
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Borrowing from English mile.

Noun

mille m (plural mille)

  1. (Jersey) mile

Swedish

Numeral

mille

  1. (colloquial) Short for miljon.

Noun

mille c

  1. (colloquial) an amount of money corresponding to one million (of a given currency)

Tarantino

Numeral

mille

  1. thousand