Wt/sco/mickle

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See also: Wt/sco/muckle

English

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Etymology

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From Middle Inglis Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist., Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist., Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist., Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist. < Old English Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist., Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist., (now chiefly Northumbrian and Scottish).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(No language code specified.): /ˈmɪkəl/
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Adjective

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mickle (comparative mair Wt/sco/mickle, superlative maist Wt/sco/mickle)

  1. Template:Wt/sco/Chiefly much, great

Usage notes

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Use in Northumbrian is occasional, the term Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist. is more common.

Noun

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  1. Template:Wt/sco/Chiefly A great amount.
    Many a little makes a mickle.
    (The form Many a mickle makes a muckle is a common misunderstanding.)

Derived terms

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Scots

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Etymology

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From Old English Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist., Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist..

Adjective

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Wt/sco/mickle (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

  1. much, great

Noun

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mickle (uncoontable)

  1. a great amount