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EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

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PronounEdit

mian

  1. accusative singular of mia: my, mine

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish mían (desire, wish).

NounEdit

mian f (genitive singular méine, nominative plural mianta)

  1. desire, wish

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish mían (mineral, ore).

NounEdit

mian f (genitive singular méine, nominative plural mianta)

  1. ore
Derived termsEdit

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mian mhian not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

mian

  1. Nonstandard spelling of mián.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of miǎn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of miàn.

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.

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mian n

  1. genitive plural of miano