M

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LATIN CAPITAL LETTER M
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Basic Latin N
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ROMAN NUMERAL ONE THOUSAND

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Number Forms
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FULLWIDTH LATIN CAPITAL LETTER M

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Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms
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TranslingualEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From the Etruscan letter 𐌌 (m, em), from the Ancient Greek letter Μ (M, my), derived from the Phoenician letter 𐤌‎(m‎, mem), from the Egyptian hieroglyph 𓈖.

Alternative formsEdit

  • (in ancient inscriptions)

LetterEdit

M (lower case m)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.
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Etymology 2Edit

An alteration of , from , an alteration of , an alteration of , from encircling X (the roman numeral for ten) to indicate the hundredth ten.

Alternative formsEdit

NumeralEdit

M (upper case Roman numeral, lower case m)

  1. (Roman numerals) Thousand (1000)
  2. The thousandth (1,000th).

Etymology 3Edit

SymbolEdit

M

  1. Abbreviation of mega-.
  2. (astronomy) Abbreviation of Messier, used in Messier numbers.
  3. (biochemistry) Abbreviation of methionine, as established by IUPAC.
  4. (chemistry) Abbreviation of molar (one mole of substance per litre of solute).
  5. (mathematical analysis) A generic manifold.
  6. (group theory) monster group
  7. (music) major
Usage notesEdit

Because of the potential for confusion, the abbreviation for unit "molar" is usually written in italics (M) or in small caps ().

GalleryEdit

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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LetterEdit

M (upper case, lower case m, plural Ms or M's)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the English alphabet, called em and written in the Latin script.

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NumberEdit

M (upper case, lower case m)

  1. The ordinal number thirteenth, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called em and written in the Latin script.

NounEdit

M (countable and uncountable, plural Ms)

  1. Initialism of mother.
  2. Initialism of male.
  3. Initialism of mature.
  4. Abbreviation of nautical mile.
  5. (entomology) Initialism of media.
  6. (size) Initialism of medium.
  7. (slang) Initialism of morphine.
    • 1952, Woman's Home Companion (volume 79, page 141)
      [Doctors] always carry narcotic prescription blanks and some M with them. M is morphine.
    • 2009, Larry Harrison, Glimpses of a Floating World (page 142)
      'You were going to get me some M,' she whispered in his ear. [] His friend uses morphine, too.
  8. (cricket, in batting figures) the number of minutes a player spent at the crease
  9. (cricket, in bowling figures) the number of maiden overs bowled

Coordinate termsEdit

  • (gender): F, X

NounEdit

M (plural Messrs)

  1. Monsieur

Alternative formsEdit

Proper nounEdit

M

  1. Monday
  2. (US, roadway) Michigan. Usage note: this designation is usually used only within Michigan.

AfarEdit

LetterEdit

M

  1. The seventeenth letter in the Afar alphabet.

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AzerbaijaniEdit

LetterEdit

M upper case (lower case m)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Azerbaijani alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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BasqueEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

M (upper case, lower case m)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Basque alphabet, called eme and written in the Latin script.

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ChineseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English menstruation or menstrual cycle.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

M

  1. (Hong Kong Cantonese, colloquial) menstruation
  2. (Hong Kong Cantonese, colloquial) menstrual cycle
  3. (Hong Kong Cantonese, colloquial) menses; menstrual blood

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

M

  1. (Hong Kong Cantonese, colloquial) to menstruate; to have a period

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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M (capital, lowercase m)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Dutch alphabet.

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: L
  • Next letter: N

EsperantoEdit

LetterEdit

M (upper case, lower case m)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called mo and written in the Latin script.

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PronounEdit

M

  1. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (text messaging) Abbreviation of mi (me, I).

EstonianEdit

 
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LetterEdit

M (upper case, lower case m)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Estonian alphabet, called emm and written in the Latin script.

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FinnishEdit

LetterEdit

M (upper case, lower case m)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called äm or em and written in the Latin script.

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NounEdit

M

  1. Abbreviation of magna cum laude approbatur.
  2. Abbreviation of mies. ("man, male")

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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M (lowercase m)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the French alphabet, preceded by L and followed by N.

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

M (upper case, lower case m)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the German alphabet.

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): [ ˈm]
  • (letter name): IPA(key): [ ˈɛmː]

LetterEdit

M (upper case, lower case m)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Hungarian alphabet, called emm and written in the Latin script.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative M M-ek
accusative M-et M-eket
dative M-nek M-eknek
instrumental M-mel M-ekkel
causal-final M-ért M-ekért
translative M-mé M-ekké
terminative M-ig M-ekig
essive-formal M-ként M-ekként
essive-modal
inessive M-ben M-ekben
superessive M-en M-eken
adessive M-nél M-eknél
illative M-be M-ekbe
sublative M-re M-ekre
allative M-hez M-ekhez
elative M-ből M-ekből
delative M-ről M-ekről
ablative M-től M-ektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
M-é M-eké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
M-éi M-ekéi
Possessive forms of M
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. M-em M-eim
2nd person sing. M-ed M-eid
3rd person sing. M-e M-ei
1st person plural M-ünk M-eink
2nd person plural M-etek M-eitek
3rd person plural M-ük M-eik

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IdoEdit

PronunciationEdit

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M (lower case m)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Ido alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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ItalianEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • (name of letter) IPA(key): /ˈɛmme/
  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /m/

LetterEdit

M m or f (invariable, lower case m)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Italian alphabet, called emme and written in the Latin script.

SymbolEdit

M

  1. down with

AntonymsEdit

  • W (up with)

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JapaneseEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From the initial letter of English medium.

NounEdit

M(エム) (emu

  1. medium size
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Etymology 2Edit

From the initial letter of English masochism; compare English S&M.

NounEdit

M(エム) (emu

  1. (sexuality, euphemistic) masochism, masochist
  2. (colloquial) submissive personality
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LatvianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Proposed in 1908 as part of the new Latvian spelling by the scientific commission headed by K. Mīlenbahs, which was accepted and began to be taught in schools in 1909. Prior to that, Latvian had been written in German Fraktur, and sporadically in Cyrillic.

PronunciationEdit

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LetterEdit

 
M

M (upper case, lower case m)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Latvian alphabet, called em and written in the Latin script.

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MalayEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

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M

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Malay alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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PortugueseEdit

LetterEdit

M (upper case, lower case m)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Portuguese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

M (upper case, lower case m)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Romanian alphabet, called em, me, or and written in the Latin script.

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SaanichEdit

PronunciationEdit

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M

  1. The twentieth letter of the Saanich alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Skolt SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

M (lower case m)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Skolt Sami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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SloveneEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

M (capital, lowercase m)

  1. The 14th letter of the Slovene alphabet. Preceded by L and followed by N.

SomaliEdit

PronunciationEdit

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M upper case (lower case m)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Somali alphabet, called miim and written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by L and followed by N.

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SpanishEdit

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M (upper case, lower case m)

  1. The 13th letter of the Spanish alphabet.

TurkishEdit

LetterEdit

M (upper case, lower case m)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Turkish alphabet, called me and written in the Latin script.

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VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [ʔɛ˧˧ məː˨˩], [ʔɛm˧˧ məː˨˩], [məː˨˩]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [ʔɛ˧˧ məː˦˩], [ʔɛm˧˧ məː˦˩], [məː˦˩]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [ʔɛ˧˧ məː˨˩], [ʔɛm˧˧ məː˨˩], [məː˨˩]
  • Phonetic: e mờ, em mờ, mờ

LetterEdit

M (upper case, lower case m)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called e-mờ, em-mờ, or mờ and written in the Latin script.

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WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

M (upper case, lower case m)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Welsh alphabet, called em and written in the Latin script. It is preceded by Ll and followed by N.

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
merch ferch unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Further readingEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , chapter M, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

ZuluEdit

LetterEdit

M (upper case, lower case m)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Zulu alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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