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TranslingualEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (roman numeral): MI

SymbolEdit

mi

  1. A Roman numeral representing one thousand and one (1001).

See alsoEdit


EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin mīra, from the first word of the third line of Ut queant laxis, the medieval hymn which solfège was based on because its lines started on each note of the scale successively.

NounEdit

mi ‎(uncountable)

  1. (music) A syllable used in sol-fa (solfège) to represent the third note of a major scale.
See alsoEdit
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

mi

  1. Alternative form of mi.

AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

PronounEdit

mi

  1. my

See alsoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *mū-, from Proto-Indo-European *muh₂s 'mouse'. Cognate to Latin mus and Ancient Greek μυ̃ς ‎(mũs).

NounEdit

mi m

  1. mouse

See alsoEdit


AmaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mi

  1. bone

AromanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin me, accusative singular of ego. Compare Romanian .

PronounEdit

mi (unstressed accusative and reflexive form of io)

  1. me (accusative)
  2. (reflexive) myself
    Mi-ashedz.
    I sit (seat myself).

Related termsEdit


BertiEdit

NounEdit

mi

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Christopher Ehret, A Historical-comparative Reconstruction of Nilo-Saharan (2001, ISBN 3896450980)

BislamaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English me

PronounEdit

mi

  1. I/me (first-person singular pronoun)
    • 2008, Miriam Meyerhoff, Social lives in language--sociolinguistics and multilingual speech[1], ISBN 978-90-272-1863-6, page 344:
      Bang i wantem mi faen from mi ovaspen.
  2. My (first-person singular possessive)
    • 2008, Miriam Meyerhoff, Social lives in language--sociolinguistics and multilingual speech[2], ISBN 978-90-272-1863-6, page 344:
      Bang i wantem mi faen from mi ovaspen.

Usage notesEdit

Mi is often placed before a noun to mean my in high-register speech, but in low-register speech, blong mi is placed after the noun to achieve the same meaning.

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BugineseEdit

ParticleEdit

mi ː

  1. ᨆᨗ: which means only, e.g. ᨉᨘᨕᨆᨗ /duaːmi/ means only two.

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin mihi, through a Vulgar Latin *mi.

PronounEdit

mi

  1. me; post preposition form of jo
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

mi m ‎(plural mis)

  1. (music) mi (third note of diatonic scale)

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

mi f ‎(plural mis)

  1. mu; the Appendix:Greek alphabet letter Μ (lowercase μ).

ChuukeseEdit

VerbEdit

mi

  1. (transitive, copulative) to be (precedes the adjective or adverb)

DalmatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin meus.

PronounEdit

mi m (feminine maja)

  1. mine; first-person masculine singular possessive pronoun
  2. my

See alsoEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mi f ‎(plural mi's)

  1. (music) mi

EgyptianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Hieroglyphic signage

W19-M17

PronunciationEdit

Wikipedia: Manuel de Codage

PrepositionEdit

mi

  1. as, like

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian mi, French moi, English me, etc., plus the i of personal pronouns.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

mi ‎(first-person singular nominative, accusative min, possessive mia)

  1. I, the one who is speaking, me, myself
    Mi vidas lin.
    I see him.
    Li donis la hundon al mi.
    He gave the dog to me.
    Mi diris al mi.
    I said to myself.

EweEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

mi

  1. you (plural)

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mi m ‎(plural mi)

  1. (music) mi, the note 'E'.

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FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin , accusative of ego. As an indirect objective, possibly in part from Latin mihi, dative singular of ego, through a Vulgar Latin *mi.

PronounEdit

mi ‎(first person direct object, indirect object)

  1. (direct object) me
  2. (indirect object) to me
  3. (reflexive) myself

Related termsEdit


FulaEdit

PronounEdit

mi

  1. I (first person singular subject pronoun; short form)

Usage notesEdit

  • Common to all varieties of Fula (Fulfulde / Pulaar / Pular).
  • Used in all conjugations except the affirmative non-accomplished, where the long form is used instead.

See alsoEdit

  • miɗo (second person singular subject pronoun; long form), hilan (variant used in the Pular dialect of Futa Jalon)
  • min (emphatic form)

GaEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

mi

  1. I, me (first-person pronoun; refers to the person speaking)

GalicianEdit

NounEdit

mi m ‎(plural mis)

  1. (music) mi (musical note)
  2. (music) E (the musical note or key)

See alsoEdit


GaulishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *mī, from Proto-Indo-European *(e)me-, *(e)me-n- ‎(me).

PronounEdit

  1. I; first-person singular personal pronoun, nominative case

InflectionEdit

Number Singular Plural
Nominative snīs
Accusative me snīs
Genitive mon ansron
Dative moi amē
Ablative me ame
Instrumental moi ?
Locative moi amē

Guerrero AmuzgoEdit

VerbEdit

mi

  1. have

NounEdit

mi

  1. cat

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the same Proto-Uralic root *me as Finnish me

PronounEdit

mi

  1. (personal) we
DeclensionEdit
Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the same Proto-Uralic root *mi as Finnish mikä

InterjectionEdit

mi

  1. (poetic) how ...!, what a ...!
    Mi gyönyörűség! - What a beauty!
SynonymsEdit

PronounEdit

mi

  1. (interrogative) what?
    Mi van a kezedben? - What is in your hand?
DeclensionEdit
Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative mi mik
accusative mit miket
dative minek miknek
instrumental mivel mikkel
causal-final miért mikért
translative mivé mikké
terminative miig mikig
essive-formal miként mikként
essive-modal
inessive miben mikben
superessive min miken
adessive minél miknél
illative mibe mikbe
sublative mire mikre
allative mihez mikhez
elative miből mikből
delative miről mikről
ablative mitől miktől
Possessive forms of mi
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. mim mijeim
2nd person sing. mid mijeid
3rd person sing. mije mijei
1st person plural mink mijeink
2nd person plural mitek mijeitek
3rd person plural mijük mijeik
Derived termsEdit

(Expressions):

Etymology 3Edit

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NounEdit

solmisation

mi ‎(plural mik)

  1. mi, a syllable used in solfège to represent the third note of a major scale

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit


IndonesianEdit

NounEdit

mi

  1. noodle

InterlinguaEdit

DeterminerEdit

mi

  1. (possessive) my

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin (accusative of ego), from Proto-Indo-European *(e)me-. As an indirect object pronoun, possibly in part from Latin mihi, dative singular of ego, through a Vulgar Latin *mi.

PronounEdit

mi ‎(first person, objective case)

  1. me
  2. (indirect object) (to) me

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

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mi

  1. (music) The third note, mi.
  2. E (musical note or key)

mi m, f ‎(invariable)

  1. mu (Greek letter)

Jamaican CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English me.

PronounEdit

mi

  1. I/me
  2. mine

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

mi

  1. rōmaji reading of
  2. rōmaji reading of

LatinEdit

PronounEdit

  1. vocative masculine singular of meus

PronounEdit

  1. (poetic, syncopated) dative singular of egō

ReferencesEdit

  • mi in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mi in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • MI” in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • mi” in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[4], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

LojbanEdit

CmavoEdit

mi ‎(rafsi mib) (pro-sumti)

  1. (sumti) I, me, we, us; the one(s) who is/are speaking.
  2. (sumti modifier) my

Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German from Old Saxon , from Proto-Germanic *miz.

PronounEdit

mi

  1. me (dative of ik)
  2. me (accusative of ik)

Usages notesEdit

  • Some Low German dialects in southern Westphalia differentiate between dative mi and accusative mik.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Charles V. J. Russ (editor): The Dialects of Modern German: A Linguistic survey. First published in 1990, reprinted 2000, page 61, note (e): „[...] southern Westphalian dialects, alone of the Low German dialects, do distinguish acc. mik and dik from dat. mi and di.“
  2. ^ Ein Sohn der rothen Erde (a son of the red earth): Niu lustert mol! Plattdeutsche Erzählungen und Anekdoten im Paderborner Dialekt. Celle, 1870, page 7: „Fürwörter. Die persönlichen lauten: ik, meyner, mey, mik; diu oder du, deyner, dey, dik [...]“. Translation: „Pronouns. The personal pronouns are: ik, (genitive) meyner, (dative) mey, (accusative) mik; diu or du, deyner, dey, dik [...])“

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

mi

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch , from Proto-Germanic *miz.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

mi

  1. me

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


Middle Low GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon , from Proto-Germanic *miz.

PronounEdit

  1. (first person singular dative) me
  2. (first person singular accusative) me

DeclensionEdit



NadëbEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Dâw miʔ ‎(in (liquid)).

NounEdit

mi

  1. water

SynonymsEdit

  • naʔɤy

ReferencesEdit

  • Language at Large: Essays on Syntax and Semantics (Aikhenvald, Dixon), citing Martins (1994)

Nigerian PidginEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English me.

PronounEdit

mi

  1. I
  2. me

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse mín.

PronunciationEdit

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DeterminerEdit

mi

  1. feminine singular of min

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse mín.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

mi

  1. feminine singular of min

ReferencesEdit


Old FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *miz.

PronounEdit

  1. Accusative and dative form of ik

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • West Frisian: my

Old SaxonEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • mik (for the accusative)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *miz.

PronounEdit

  1. (dative) me
  2. (accusative) me

DeclensionEdit


PalenqueroEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish mi, mío.

AdjectiveEdit

mi

  1. my

Usage notesEdit

Placed after the noun.


PijinEdit

EtymologyEdit

English me

PronounEdit

mi

  1. I/me (first-person singular pronoun)
    • 1988, Geoffrey Miles White, Bikfala faet: olketa Solomon Aelanda rimembarem Wol Wo Tu[5], page 41:
      Mi wande stori lebebet abaot tupela man blong America hemi foldaon long Baolo.

See alsoEdit

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PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

mi

  1. dative singular mute of ja
    Daj mi rękę.
    Give me your hand.

Related termsEdit

  • mnie (stressed form)

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmi/
  • Hyphenation: mi
  • Rhymes: -i

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin mi[ra] in the hymn for St. John the Baptist.

NounEdit

mi m (plural mis)

  1. mi (musical note)
Coordinate termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronounEdit

mi

  1. Obsolete form of mim.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish , from Proto-Celtic *mī.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

mi

  1. I
  2. me

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

(Cyrillic spelling ми̑)

  1. we
  2. we (vocative plural of ‎(I))

DeclensionEdit

PronounEdit

mi (Cyrillic spelling ми)

  1. to me (clitic dative singular of ‎(I))

DeclensionEdit


SetaEdit

NounEdit

mi

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • transnewguinea.org, citing D. C. Laycock, Languages of the Lumi Subdistrict (West Sepik District), New Guinea (1968), Oceanic Linguistics, 7 (1): 36-66

SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *my.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

  1. we (masculine plural, more than two)

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit


SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

mi ‎(first-person singular possessive of singular, of plural mis)

  1. (before the noun) apocopic form of mío, my
Usage notesEdit

The forms mi and mis are only used before and within the noun phrase of the modified noun. In other positions, a form of mío is used instead.

Son mis libros.‎ ― They are my books.
Los libros son míos.‎ ― The books are mine.
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

mi f ‎(plural míes)

  1. mu; the Greek letter Μ, μ
SynonymsEdit

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English me.

PronounEdit

mi

  1. I
  2. my

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English me.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

mi

  1. I, me. First person pronoun; refers to the person speaking.

See alsoEdit


Torres Strait CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English me.

PronounEdit

mi

  1. me

See alsoEdit


TurkishEdit

ParticleEdit

mi

  1. Used to form interrogatives.
    Bugün okula gittin mi?
    Did you go to school today?
    Evli misin?
    Are you married?

Usage notesEdit

  • Personal suffixes are added to the interrogative particles, as well as the past tense suffixes.
  • This form is used when the last vowel of the previous word is "ö" or "ü". Other forms used with different vowels are: mu?, ? and ?

VepsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Finnic *mi.

PronounEdit

mi ‎(genitive min, partitive midä)

  1. what (interrogative)
InflectionEdit
Inflection of mi
nominative sing. mi
genitive sing. min
partitive sing. midä
partitive plur.
singular plural
nominative mi
accusative min
genitive min
partitive midä
essive-instructive min
translative mikš
inessive miš
elative mišpäi
illative mihe
adessive mil
ablative milpäi
allative mille
abessive mita
comitative minke
prolative midäme
approximative I minno
approximative II minnoks
egressive minnopäi
terminative I mihesai
terminative II millesai
terminative III
additive I mihepäi
additive II millepäi
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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ConjunctionEdit

mi

  1. than (in comparisons)
SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “чем, что”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Short for lông mi, from Proto-Vietic *k-piːl or *ɓiːlʔ ‎(eyelid), a cognate with ‎(eyelid); compare Chinese ‎(eyebrows) with Sino-Vietnamese reading mi, from which mày ‎(eyebrows) derives.

NounEdit

mi ‎()

  1. eyelashes
SynonymsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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PronounEdit

mi ‎(𠋥)

  1. (archaic, literary) you (second person singular pronoun)
  2. (chiefly Central Vietnam, derogatory) you (second person singular pronoun, referring to a person held in low esteem)
SynonymsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowing from French mi or Italian mi

NounEdit

mi

  1. (music) mi (third note of diatonic scale)
    đô, rê, mi
    do, re, mi

Etymology 4Edit

Probably from French bise

VerbEdit

mi

  1. (slang) to kiss
SynonymsEdit

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

mi

  1. me

Usage notesEdit

Mi is typically heard only after the preposition i.

ParticleEdit

mi

  1. a particle used with verbs other than bod to mark affirmative statements.

Usage notesEdit

Mi triggers the soft mutation on the following verb. It is more common in the north; in the south, fe is used instead.


ZuluEdit

PronounEdit

-mi

  1. Combining stem of mina.

See alsoEdit

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