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To love one person with a private love is poor and miserable: to love all is glorious.
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Etymology

Old English menn

Pronunciation

Noun

men pl.

  1. Plural form of man.

Quotations

Translations


Basque

Noun

men

  1. command

Crimean Tatar

Pronoun

men (plural bız; possessive adjective menım)

  1. (personal) I (first-person singular)
Inflection
object me: maga
reflexive myself: özüm
possessive mine, my: menım

Danish

Conjunction

men

  1. but

Dutch

Pronoun

men

  1. (indefinite) One, they; indefinite third person singular pronoun: Men zegt dat... (People say that...; It is said that...).

Verb

root, singular - and imperative forms of mennen


Faroese

Pronunciation 1

Noun

men f.

  1. (rare, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) spinal cord
Declension
f2 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative men menin menir menirnar
Accusative men menina menir menirnar
Dative men menini menum menunum
Genitive menar menarinnar mena menanna


f6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative men menin menar menarnar
Accusative men menina menar menarnar
Dative men menini menum menunum
Genitive menar menarinnar mena menanna
Synonyms

Pronunciation 2

  • IPA: [mɛnː]

Conjunction

men

  1. but

Japanese

Noun

men (hiragana めん)

  1. : noodle
  2. 綿: cotton
  3. : face

Mandarin

Pronunciation

Pinyin

men (form of men0 or men5)

  1. : adjunct pronoun indicate plural
  2. : adjunct pronoun indicate plural

Pinyin syllable

men

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, mēn, mén, měn, or mèn.

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.


Norwegian

Conjunction

men

  1. But, however; introducing a clause that contrasts with the preceding clause, sentence or common belief.
  2. though
  3. only
    Han er en fin kar, men han snakker litt for mye. – He is a nice guy, but he talks a bit too much.

Noun

men

  1. damage; injury (also mén)
  2. permanent disability
  3. difficulty; drawback

Swedish

Etymology 1

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Pronunciation

Conjunction

men

  1. But; introducing a clause that contrasts with the preceding clause, sentence or common belief.

Etymology 2

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Noun

Inflection for men Singular Plural
Neuter Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative men menet men menen
Genitive mens menets mens menens

men

  1. A long-time remnant of a physical or mental injury, which affects a person negatively.

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