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Mimi (folklore)

Mimis are fairy-like beings of Arnhem Land in the folklore of the Indigenous Australians of northern Australia. They are described as having extremely thin and elongated bodies, so thin as to be in danger of breaking in case of a high wind. To avoid this, they usually spend most of their time living in rock crevices. They are said to have taught the Aborigines of Australia how to hunt, prepare kangaroo meat and use fire. They are like humans but they live in a different dimension. They were depicted during the freshwater period (1200 kya).

The Australian Museum ( Sydney, N.S.W.) in its web article "Indigenous Australia Spirituality" describes them thus:

"The Mimi are tall, thin beings that live in the rocky escarpment of northern Australia as spirits. Before the coming of Aboriginal people they had human forms. The Mimi are dangerous if approached the wrong way, it may kick, knee, slap, smash with a racket like object or sit on someone; which causes sometimes fatal injuries.

"When Aboriginal people first came to northern Australia, the Mimi taught them how to hunt and cook kangaroos and other animals. They also did the first rock paintings and taught Aboriginal people how to paint."

Mimi (song)

"Mimi" is a popular song written by Richard Rodgers, with words by Lorenz Hart. It was featured in the movie Love Me Tonight ( 1932), in which it was first sung by Maurice Chevalier to Jeanette MacDonald, then later reprised by the entire company. Sergio Franchi performed this song January 2, 1964 on the ABC Television special, Victor Borge At Carnegie Hall. Sergio Franchi also recorded "Mimi" on his 1963 RCA Victor Red Seal album. Women In My Life.

Mimi (given name)

Mimi is a feminine given name and a shorter form ( hypocorism) of the given names Miriam, Maria, Mary, and Emilia.

Mimi (film)

Mimi is a 1935 British romance directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Gertrude Lawrence and Diana Napier. Set in nineteenth century Paris, the screenplay concerns a composer who is inspired by a young woman he encounters. The film is based on the novel La Vie de Bohème by Henri Murger.

MIMI (Buchpreis)

'''MIMI ''' is a literary prize of Germany.

Mimi (2014 TV series)

Mimi is a 2014 South Korean television series starring Shim Chang-min and Moon Ga-young. It aired on cable channel Mnet from February 21 to March 14, 2014 on Fridays at 23:00 for 4 episodes.

The horror/mystery/romance drama is inspired by the 2007 Lee Myung-se film M.

Usage examples of "mimi".

Father and Mimi, plus Mother, Manette, Grandmother Sannois, even Da Gertrude.

I told the innkeeper, Madame Mignon Lodi-Clarion, a cross sort, and thin as a stick, that I wanted Mimi with me, that I needed her help during the night, with Father, but Madame insisted.

She informed me that I treat Mimi too much as a familiar, that in order to command the respect due my station I must observe correct forms.

In the dressing room, Mimi helped me out of my gown and into a new lace-trimmed chemise, which was lovely, although scratchy.

After my baby was taken from me Mimi bound my breasts, but even so, one became inflamed, my milk blocked.

I returned from my clothier, Mimi rushed to me in the most terrible state, crying out in the African tongue.

Mademoiselle Mimi was hurriedly getting ready an improvised supper, midnight struck.

And he narrated the story of his union with the charming creature who had brought him as a dowry her eighteen years and a half, two porcelain cups, and a sandy haired cat named Mimi, like herself.

Then, like a musician, who before commencing a piece, strikes a series of notes to assure himself of the capacity of the instrument, Rodolphe drew Mimi onto his knee, and printed on her shoulder a long and sonorous kiss, which imparted a sudden vibration to the frame of the youthful beauty.

Then I loved her too, your Mimi, and saw no danger in your loving her.

At the time he met Mimi he was leading that broken and fantastic existence that we have tried to describe in the preceding chapters of this book.

Mademoiselle Mimi was very taking, not at all prudish, and could stand tobacco smoke and literary conversations without a headache, they became accustomed to her and treated her as a comrade.

But what contributed above all to make Rodolphe madly in love with Mademoiselle Mimi were her hands, which in spite of household cares, she managed to keep as white as those of the Goddess of Idleness.

The variable opulence of some of her new friends caused a forest of ambitious ideas to spring up in the mind of Mademoiselle Mimi, who up until then had only had modest tastes, and was content with the necessaries of life that Rodolphe did his best to procure for her.

During this period Rodolphe was a score of times on the point of separating from Mademoiselle Mimi, who had for him all the clumsy cruelties of the woman who does not love.