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TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

min

  1. (mathematics) minimum function

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From minute.

AbbreviationEdit

min

  1. Alternative form of min.
    "Dinner's ready, darling!" "Be there in a min!"

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English min, from Old English min ‎(less", also "small, mean, evil, vile, harmful), from Proto-Germanic *minniz ‎(less), from Proto-Indo-European *(e)mey- ‎(small, little). Cognate with Scots min ‎(less, lesser), West Frisian min ‎(small, bad), Dutch min ‎(less, small), Low German minn ‎(small, low, lean), German minder ‎(less), Icelandic minna ‎(less), Latin minus ‎(less).

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

min ‎(comparative more min, superlative most min)

  1. (obsolete or Britain dialectal, Scotland) Less.
    • Le Bone Florence (late 1300s)
      The more and the minne

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle English min, minne, from Old Norse minni ‎(memory), from Proto-Germanic *gaminþiją ‎(memory, remembrance), from Proto-Indo-European *men-, *mnā- ‎(to think). Related to Icelandic minni ‎(memory), German Minne ‎(love). More at mine.

NounEdit

min ‎(plural mins)

  1. (obsolete) Memory; remembrance.
    ... and faith I've done that same and found me min; ... — Joshiah Gilbet Holland, "Sevenoaks", 1875

Etymology 4Edit

From Middle English minnen, mynnen, from Old Norse minna ‎(to bring to mind), from minni ‎(memory). See above.

VerbEdit

min ‎(third-person singular simple present mins, present participle minning, simple past and past participle minned)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To bring to the mind of; remind.
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To remember.
  3. (transitive, obsolete) To mention.

Etymology 5Edit

Abbreviation of minimum.

NounEdit

min ‎(plural mins)

  1. minimum
    "He's gotta be at least 60, min!"
AntonymsEdit

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


ArigidiEdit

PronounEdit

min

  1. me, first person singular pronoun, as object

ReferencesEdit

  • B. Oshodi, The HTS (High Tone Syllable) in Arigidi: An Introduction, in the Nordic Journal of African Studies 20(4): 263–275 (2011)

AsturianEdit

Asturian Wikipedia has an article on:

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PronounEdit

min

  1. me (as the object of a preposition)

BasqueEdit

NounEdit

min

  1. pain

CornishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

min f ‎(singulative minen)

  1. kids (young goats)

Crimean TatarEdit

NounEdit

min

  1. defect, fault

DanishEdit

AbbreviationEdit

min or min.

  1. abbreviation of minimal
  2. abbreviation of minimum
  3. abbreviation of minut

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse mínn, from Proto-Germanic *mīnaz ‎(my), genitive of Proto-Germanic *ek ‎(I).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

min ‎(neuter mit, plural mine)

  1. mine (1.st person singular possessive pronoun)
  2. my (1.st person singular possessive adjective)

See alsoEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

min f ‎(plural minnen, diminutive minnetje n)

  1. maid, especially a nursemaid

Etymology 2Edit

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PrepositionEdit

min

  1. minus

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

min

  1. first-person singular present indicative of minnen
  2. imperative of minnen

ElfdalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PrepositionEdit

min

  1. with

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Esperanto first person singular pronoun mi + accusative/objective case ending -n

PronounEdit

min

  1. accusative of mi
    Li batis min!
    He hit me!
  2. myself
    Mi vidas min.
    I see myself.

GalicianEdit

PronounEdit

'min oblique (nominative eu, dative me, accusative me)

  1. me (singular first-person personal pronoun)

See alsoEdit


GuayaberoEdit

NounEdit

min

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • ASJP (min), but Čestmír Loukotka, ‎Johannes Wilbert (editor), Classification of South American Indian Languages (1968, Los Angeles: Latin American Studies Center, University of California), page(s) 149 has minta

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

mi +‎ -n

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

min

  1. superessive singular of mi
    Min dolgozol?‎ ― What are you working on?

IdoEdit

AdverbEdit

min

  1. less

AntonymsEdit


IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

min f ‎(genitive singular mine)

  1. meal
  2. powdered matter
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form of mion

AdjectiveEdit

min

  1. vocative masculine singular of mion
  2. genitive masculine singular of mion
  3. (archaic) dative feminine singular of mion

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
min mhin unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

min

  1. rōmaji reading of みん

KurdishEdit

PronounEdit

min

  1. I
  2. me
  3. my, mine

LatvianEdit

VerbEdit

min

  1. 3rd person singular present indicative form of minēt
  2. 3rd person plural present indicative form of minēt
  3. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of minēt
  4. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of minēt

VerbEdit

min

  1. 2nd person singular present indicative form of mīt
  2. 3rd person singular present indicative form of mīt
  3. 3rd person plural present indicative form of mīt
  4. 2nd person singular imperative form of mīt
  5. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of mīt
  6. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of mīt

LivonianEdit

PronounEdit

min

  1. singular genitive form of minā
  2. singular dative form of minā

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

min

  1. rafsi of jmina.

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مَن ‎(man), Dialectal Arabic مِين ‎(mīn)

PronounEdit

min

  1. who (interrogative)

Derived termsEdit


MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

min

  1. Nonstandard spelling of mīn.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of mín.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of mǐn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of mìn.

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 min, from Proto-Germanic *minniz.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

min (superlative minst)

  1. less, to a smaller degree

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit


Middle High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German mīn, from Proto-Germanic *mīnaz.

DeterminerEdit

mîn

  1. my
  2. mine

DescendantsEdit


Northern SamiEdit

PronounEdit

min

  1. accusative and genitive of mii ‎(we)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse minn.

PronunciationEdit

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DeterminerEdit

min m ‎(feminine mi, neuter mitt, plural mine)

  1. my, mine

ReferencesEdit

See alsoEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse minn.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

min m ‎(feminine mi, neuter mitt, plural mine)

  1. my, mine

ReferencesEdit

See alsoEdit


NovialEdit

AdverbEdit

min

  1. less

Usage notesEdit

  • Used to form the negative comparative form of adjectives.

AntonymsEdit

Coordinate termsEdit

See alsoEdit


Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *mīnaz.

DeterminerEdit

mīn

  1. my
  2. mine

DescendantsEdit


Old EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *mīnaz, from Proto-Indo-European *meinos, from *mei (locative form of *me- ‎(me)) + *-no- ‎(adjectival suffix). Cognate with Old Frisian mīn, Old Saxon mīn (Dutch mijn), Old High German mīn (German mein), Old Norse mínn (Swedish min), Gothic 𐌼𐌴𐌹𐌽𐍃 ‎(meins).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

mīn

  1. my
  2. mine

Etymology 2Edit

Proto-Germanic *minniz ‎(small), from Proto-Indo-European *min- ‎(small). Akin to Old High German minniro "smaller" (German minder), Old Norse minni "smaller" (Icelandic minni, minnr), Gothic minniza "younger", mins "young", Latin minor "smaller". More at minor

AdjectiveEdit

min

  1. small
Derived termsEdit

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *mīnaz, whence also Old English mīn, Old Norse mínn.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

mīn

  1. my
  2. mine

DescendantsEdit


Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *mīnaz.

DeterminerEdit

mīn

  1. my
  2. mine

DeclensionEdit


See alsoEdit


PicardEdit

PronounEdit

min m

  1. my

Scottish GaelicEdit

NounEdit

min f ‎(genitive singular mine, plural minean)

  1. flour

Usage notesEdit

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From minut.

AbbreviationEdit

min

  1. min; minute

Etymology 2Edit

From minimum.

AbbreviationEdit

min

  1. min; minimum

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse mínn, from Proto-Germanic *mīnaz, from Proto-Indo-European *méynos.

PronounEdit

min c ‎(neuter mitt, plural mina)

  1. my
  2. mine
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 4Edit

German Miene.

NounEdit

min c

  1. facial expression
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of min 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative min minen miner minerna
Genitive mins minens miners minernas

UnamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

min

  1. berry, huckleberry, currant; seed

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

min ‎(綿, )

  1. (archaic, literary) I; me
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