Marathi Edit

Etymology Edit

Inherited from Old Marathi 𑘁𑘦𑘲𑘽 (āmīṃ), 𑘁𑘦𑘿𑘮𑘲 (āmhī), from Maharastri Prakrit 𑀅𑀫𑁆𑀳𑁂 (amhe), from Sanskrit अस्मे (asme) (locative of वयम् (vayam, we)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *asmáy, from Proto-Indo-European *n̥smé. Cognate with Konkani आमि (āmi), Hindi हम (ham) / Urdu ہم(ham), Punjabi ਅਸੀਂ (asī̃), Assamese আমি (ami), Bengali আমি (ami).

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /a.mʱi/, [a.mʱiː]

Pronoun Edit

आम्ही (āmhī)

  1. we: exclusive first-person plural personal pronoun

Related terms Edit

References Edit

  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “asmad”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press