See also: мең, мөн, Мэн, мӗн, meh, MEH, and méh

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).

ConjunctionEdit

мен (men)

  1. and
    ата мен ана
    ata men ana
    father and mother

PronounEdit

мен (men)

  1. I (first-person singular subject pronoun)

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KumykEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *ben (I).

PronounEdit

мен (men)

  1. I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

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KyrgyzEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *ben (I).

PronounEdit

мен (men)

  1. I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

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Northern AltaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *ben. Cognate with Tuvan мен (men), 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 (men), 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 (men), Old Turkic 𐰢𐰤(mn²), etc.

PronunciationEdit

ParticleEdit

мен (men)

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

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TuvanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronounEdit

мен (men)

  1. I (first-person singular subject pronoun)

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Turkic *ben. Cognate with Tofa мен (men), Old Turkic 𐰢𐰤(mn²).

ParticleEdit

мен (men)

  1. Forms the first-person singular predicative when used in conjunction with nouns, adjectives, and certain verb tenses, including the present-future and indefinite past.
    • 1921, “Тоорутукг долгай тандым”:
      Тос-ла чүзүн малымайны / Доруктурза, байыыр-ла мен.
      Tos-la çüzün malımaynı / Dorukturza, bayıır-la men.
      My livestocks of nine colours / If my taiga raises them, I’ll be rich.
    • 2011, “Мен — тыва мен”:
      Мен — тыва мен, / Мөңге харлыг дагның оглу мен.
      Men — tıva men, / Möñge xarlıg dagnıñ oglu men.
      I am a Tuvan, / I'm the son of the mountains capped with perpetual snow.

See alsoEdit

  • бис (bis, first-person plural)
  • сен (sen, second-person singular)
  • силер (siler, second-person plural)
  • ол (ol, third-person singular)
  • -лар (-lar, third-person plural)
  • (-m)