EnglishEdit

PronounEdit

m'

  1. (archaic) Clitic form of my.
  2. (poetic, rare) Prevocalic form of my.

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

See alsoEdit


ItalianEdit

PronounEdit

m'

  1. Apocopic form of mi

Usage notesEdit

Commonly elides before a vowel, especially i and e.

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Middle FrenchEdit

PronounEdit

m' (apocopate)

  1. (before vowel sound) Apocopic form of me

Usage notesEdit

  • The apostrophe may be omitted in older manuscripts
    il menvoiahe 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

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

m' (triggers lenition of a following noun)

  1. Apocopic form of mo

SassareseEdit

PronounEdit

m'

  1. Apocopic form of mi, used before a vowel

Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

m'

  1. Apocopic form of mo

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit