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EnglishEdit

PronounEdit

m'

  1. (archaic) Clitic form of my.

Derived termsEdit


CatalanEdit

PronounEdit

m'

  1. Contraction of em.

DeclensionEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

m'

  1. prevocalic form of me
    Je m'appelle Marcel. — I'm called Marcel.
  2. (in certain contexts) prevocalic form of moi
    Donne-m'en deux. — Give me two.
Related termsEdit

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Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

Contraction of mwen, from French moi.

PronounEdit

m'

  1. Alternative spelling of m; Contraction of mwen.

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mˠ/ (before a word starting with a, o, u, fha, fho, or fhu)
  • IPA(key): /mʲ/ (before a word starting with e, i, fhe, or fhi)

DeterminerEdit

m' (triggers lenition of a following noun)

  1. apocopic form of mo

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ItalianEdit

PronounEdit

m'

  1. Contraction of mi ('to me') before a vowel

Middle FrenchEdit

PronounEdit

m' ‎(apocopate)

  1. (before vowel sound) apocopic form of me

Usage notesEdit

  • The apostrophe may be omitted in older manuscripts
    il menvoia‎ ― he sent me

Old FrenchEdit

PronounEdit

m'

  1. prevocalic form of me(me, myself)
  2. prevocalic form of mon, ma(my, mine)
    • 13th century, Herman de Valenciennes, Assomption Nostre Dame, page 7, column 2, lines 16-17:
      ceo sacez m'amie tuit cil que te requerunt
      a tun commandement merci auvrunt
      this you know, my friend, that all those who are looking for you
      upon your command will have mercy

Scottish GaelicEdit

PronounEdit

m'

  1. my

Usage notesEdit

  • Used before words beginning with a vowel or f followed by a vowel.

Related termsEdit

  • mo (used before words beginning with a consonant)