See also: منیand منى

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the roots م ن ي(m-n-y) and م ن و(m-n-w).

NounEdit

مَنِيّ (maniyym (plural مُنْي (muny))

  1. semen, sperm
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 75:37:
      أَلَمْ يَكُ نُطْفَةً مِنْ مَنِيٍّ يُمْنَى
      ʾalam yaku nuṭfatan min maniyyin yumnā
      Had he not been a sperm from semen emitted?
DeclensionEdit
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DescendantsEdit
  • Bashkir: мәней (mäney)
  • Persian: منی(moni)
  • Swahili: manii
  • Turkish: meni

Etymology 2Edit

مِنْ(min) + نِي().

Prepositional phraseEdit

مِنِّي or مِنِّيَ (minnī or minniya)

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see مِنْ(min),‎ نِي().
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Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

مُنِّي (munnī) (form I)

  1. second-person feminine singular active imperative of مَنَّ(manna)

PashtoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مَنْي(many)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

مني (maním

  1. semen, sperm