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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English _might_, _myghte_, (also _maught_, _macht_, _maht_), from Old English _miht_, _mieht_, _meaht_, _mæht_ (“might, bodily strength, power, authority, ability, virtue, mighty work, miracle, angel”), from Proto-Germanic _*mahtiz_, _*mahtuz_ (“might, power”), from Proto-Indo-European _*mógʰtis_, _*magʰ-_ (“to allow, be able, help”), corresponding to Germanic _*maganą_ + _*-þiz_. Cognate with Scots _micht_, _maucht_ (“might”), North Frisian _macht_ (“might, ability”), West Frisian _macht_ (“might, ability”), Dutch _macht_ (“might, power”), German _Macht_ (“power, might”), Swedish _makt_ (“might”), Icelandic _máttur_ (“might”). PRONUNCIATION * enPR: mīt, IPA(key): /maɪt/ * Homophone: mite * Rhymes: -aɪt NOUN MIGHT (_uncountable_) * (uncountable) Power, strength, force or influence held by a person or group. * (uncountable) Physical strength. _He pushed with all his MIGHT, but still it would not move._ * (uncountable) The ability to do something. TRANSLATIONS ADJECTIVE MIGHT (_comparative_ MIGHTER, _superlative_ MIGHTEST) * (obsolete, chiefly before 1900) Mighty; powerful; possible.

From Middle English might, myghte, (also maught, macht, maht), from Old English miht, mieht, meaht, mæht (might, bodily strength, power, authority, ability, virtue, mighty work, miracle, angel), from Proto-Germanic *mahtiz, *mahtuz (might, power), from Proto-Indo-European *mógʰtis, *magʰ- (to allow, be able, help), corresponding to Germanic *maganą + *-þiz. Cognate with Scots micht, maucht (might), North Frisian macht (might, ability), West Frisian macht (might, ability), Dutch macht (might, power), German Macht (power, might), Swedish makt (might), Icelandic máttur (might).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: mīt, IPA(key): /maɪt/
  • Homophone: mite
  • Rhymes: -aɪt

Noun

might (uncountable)

  1. (uncountable) Power, strength, force or influence held by a person or group.
  2. (uncountable) Physical strength.
    He pushed with all his might, but still it would not move.
  3. (uncountable) The ability to do something.
Translations

Adjective

might (comparative mighter, superlative mightest)

  1. (obsolete, chiefly before 1900) Mighty; powerful; possible.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

From Old English _meahte_, from _magan_, whence English _may_. VERB MIGHT * (auxiliary) Used to indicate conditional or possible actions. _I MIGHT go to the party, but I haven't decided yet._ * Bishop Joseph Hall The characterism of an honest man: He looks not to what he MIGHT do, but what he should. * 1907, Robert W. Chambers, chapter IX, _The Younger Set_: “A tight little craft,” was Austin’s invariable comment on the matron;

From Old English meahte, from magan, whence English may.

Verb

might

  1. (auxiliary) Used to indicate conditional or possible actions.
    I might go to the party, but I haven't decided yet.

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