See also: m-ḫm

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Nasalized form of uh-huh,[1] a form imitative of non-verbal sounds[2] used to indicate agreement or to allow the speaker to continue talking.[3]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /m̩ˈhm̩/, [m̩ˈm̥m̩˥]
  • (file)

InterjectionEdit

mhm

  1. yes

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Algeo (2009) The Origins and Development of the English Language
  2. ^ “uh-huh”, in The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989, →ISBN.
  3. ^ Rod Gardner (2001) When Listeners Talk

AnagramsEdit


CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

mhm

  1. mhm

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

mhm

  1. mhm

Further readingEdit

  • mhm in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • mhm in Polish dictionaries at PWN