- berry; small fruit
- This root occurs frequently as the second element in the compound names of various kinds of berry, but also occurred as an independent, general word for berry/small fruit.
- The root ended in either i or a. In compounds, it was preceded by i. The full root, in other words, was either (-i)mina or (-i)mini.
- *wete·himini (“strawberry”)
- Abenaki: min- (“berry; fruit, seed”)
- Cree: mînis / ᒦᓂᐢ (“(wild) berry or fruit”)
- Malecite-Passamaquoddy: min (“berry”)
- Mi'kmaq: minijg (“berry; fruit, nut”)
- Unami: min
- Goddard 1982
- David Costa, The Miami-Illinois Language (2003)