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See also mīn, mín, mǐn, and mìn

English

Abbreviation

min

  1. minute

Basque

Noun

min

  1. pain

Danish

Etymology

Old Norse mínn

Pronoun

min

  1. my

Dutch

Pronunciation

Preposition

min

  1. minus

Esperanto

Etymology

Esperanto first person singular pronoun mi + accusative/objective case ending -n

Pronoun

min (accusative of mi)

  1. me, to me

Galician

Pronoun

'min oblique (nominative eu, dative me, accusative me)

  1. me (singular first-person personal pronoun)

See also


Kurdish

Pronoun

min

  1. I
  2. me
  3. my, mine

Maltese

Etymology

From Arabic

Pronoun

min

  1. who

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

min

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, mīn, mín, mǐn, or mìn.

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.


Old English

Etymology

Common Germanic *minaz, from Indo-European *meino-, from *mei (locative form of *me- ‘me’) + *-no- (adjectival suffix). Cognate with Old Frisian mīn, Old Saxon mīn (Dutch mijn), Old High German mīn (German mein), Old Norse mínn (Swedish min), Gothic 𐌼𐌴𐌹𐌽𐍃.

Pronunciation

Possessive pronoun

mīn

  1. my
  2. mine

Old High German

Etymology

Common Germanic *minaz, whence also Old English mīn, Old Norse mínn

Pronoun

mīn

  1. my
  2. mine

Swedish

Etymology 1

From minut

Abbreviation

min

  1. minute
  2. minimum

Etymology 2

Old Norse mínn

Pronoun

min mitt, mina IPA: ˈmɪn

  1. my
  2. mine

Etymology 3

Germanic Miene

Noun

Inflection for min Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative
Genitive

min c. IPA: ˈmiːn

  1. facial expression

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