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BulgarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

мен (men) (personal)

  1. Alternative form of мене (mene) (the full form of the first-person singular pronoun in the accusative case, used as the direct object of a verb); me.
    Избери мен вместо Петър.
    Izberi men vmesto Petǎr.
    Choose me instead of Peter.
    Мен ли търсиш?
    Men li tǎrsiš?
    Is it me you are looking for?
  2. Alternative form of мене (mene) (the first-person singular pronoun in the prepositional case, used as the object of a preposition); me.
    Ела с мен.
    Ela s men.
    Come with me.
    Не сядай до мен.
    Ne sjadaj do men.
    Don't sit next to me.

Related termsEdit


Karachay-BalkarEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *ben (I).

PronounEdit

мен (men)

  1. I (first-person singular subject pronoun)

KazakhEdit

Cyrillic мен (men)
Arabic مەن

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *ben (I).

PronounEdit

мен (men)

  1. I (first-person singular subject pronoun)

See alsoEdit

ConjunctionEdit

мен (men)

  1. and
    ата мен анаata men anafather and mother

KyrgyzEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *ben (I).

PronounEdit

мен (men)

  1. I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

See alsoEdit


Northern AltaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *ben. Cognate with Tuvan мен (män), Khakas мин (min), Southern Altai мен (men), Kazakh мен (men), Turkish ben, etc.

PronounEdit

мен (men)

  1. I (first-person singular subject pronoun)

RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [mʲen]
  • (file)

NounEdit

мен (menf inan pl

  1. genitive plural of ме́на (ména)

TofaEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Turkic *ben. Cognate with Tuvan мен (män), Khakas мин (min), Southern Altai мен (men), Kazakh мен (men), Turkish ben, etc.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

мен (men)

  1. I (first-person singular subject pronoun)

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Turkic [Term?]. Cognate with Tuvan мен (män), Old Turkic 𐰢𐰤(mn²), etc.

PronunciationEdit

ParticleEdit

мен (men)

  1. First-person singular predicative particle, used after predicates.

TuvanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Turkic *ben. Cognate with Tofa мен (men), Khakas мин (min), Southern Altai мен (men), Kazakh мен (men), Turkish ben, etc.

PronounEdit

мен (män)

  1. I (first-person singular subject pronoun)

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Turkic [Term?]. Cognate with Tofa мен (men), Old Turkic 𐰢𐰤(mn²), etc.

ParticleEdit

мен (män)

  1. First-person singular predicative particle, used after predicates, including verbs only in present-future tense
    • (Can we date this quote?) “Тоорутуг долгай тандым”:
      Тооруктуг долгай тандым / Долганзымза, тодар-ла мен. / Тос-ла чүзүн малымайны / Доруктурза, байыыр-ла мен.
      Tooruktug dolgay tandım / Dolganzımza, todar-la män. / Tos-la čüzün malımaynı / Dorukturza, bayıır-la män.
      My forest full of nuts / If I wander it around, I’ll be satisfied. / My livestocks of nine colours / If I breed them, I’ll be rich.
    • (Can we date this quote?) “Мен — тыва мен”:
      Мен — тыва мен, / Мөңге харлыг дагның оглу мен. / Мен — тыва мен, / Мөңгүн суглуг чурттуң төлү мен.
      Män — tıva män, / Möŋgä harlıg dagnıŋ oglu män. / Män — tıva män, / Möŋgün suglug čurttuŋ tölü män.
      I’m a Tuvan, / I’m the son of the eternal snow-capped mountains. / I’m a Tuvan, / I’m the child of the country of silver waters.