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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From minute.

NounEdit

min (plural mins)

  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; small, mean), from Proto-Germanic *minniz (less), from Proto-Indo-European *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- (to think). Related to Icelandic minni (memory), German Minne (love). More at mine.

NounEdit

min (plural mins)

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

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)

AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *minō, from Latin minor. Compare Romanian mâna, mân.

VerbEdit

min (third-person singular present indicative minã, past participle minatã)

  1. I move.

Related termsEdit


AsturianEdit

 
Asturian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ast

PronounEdit

min

  1. me (as the object of a preposition)

AzerbaijaniEdit

Other scripts
Cyrillic мин
Roman min
Perso-Arabic مین

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *bïŋ (thousand). Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰉𐰃𐰭(bïŋ), 𐰋𐰃𐰭(biŋ), Old Uyghur mynk (mïŋ, thousand), Turkish bin (thousand), Bashkir мең (meñ, thousand), etc.

NumeralEdit

min

  1. (cardinal) thousand

DeclensionEdit


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 *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

  • IPA(key): /mɪn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: min
  • Rhymes: -ɪn

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch minne, from minnemoeder.

NounEdit

min f (plural minnen, diminutive minnetje n)

  1. wetnurse
  2. maid, especially a nursemaid
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch min, from Old Dutch min.

PrepositionEdit

min

  1. minus
    Synonym: minus

AdjectiveEdit

min

  1. (obsolete) Comparative form of weinig; less, fewer.
Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

min (comparative minder, superlative minst)

  1. few, little, less common synonym of weinig.
  2. opprobrious, unpleasant

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

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.

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

min

  1. Abbreviation of minuutti.

GalicianEdit

PronounEdit

min

  1. oblique of eu

GuayaberoEdit

NounEdit

min

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Randall Q. Huber, Robert B. Reed, Comparative vocabulary (1992), page 48; also ASJP (min); contrast Čestmír Loukotka, ‎Johannes Wilbert (editor), Classification of South American Indian Languages (1968, Los Angeles: Latin American Studies Center, University of California), page(s) 149, which 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

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

min

  1. inflection of mion:
    1. vocative and genitive masculine singular
    2. (archaic) dative feminine singular

MutationEdit

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

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

min

  1. Rōmaji transcription of みん

KurdishEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

min

  1. I
  2. me
  3. my, mine

KwankaEdit

NounEdit

min

  1. water

Further readingEdit


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

MaiaEdit

NounEdit

min

  1. comb

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronounEdit

min

  1. who (interrogative)

Derived termsEdit


MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

min (Zhuyin ˙ㄇㄧㄣ)

  1. Pinyin transcription of

min

  1. Nonstandard spelling of mín.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of mǐn.

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.

Mauritian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Cantonese (min)

NounEdit

min

  1. noodle

ReferenceEdit

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch min, from Proto-Germanic *minniz.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

min

  1. less
    Antonym: mêe

Alternative formsEdit

AdverbEdit

min

  1. less, to a smaller degree
    Antonym: mêe

Alternative formsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • min (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • min (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • min (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English mīn (my, mine), from Proto-Germanic *mīnaz (my, mine, pron.) (genitive of *ek (I)), from Proto-Indo-European *méynos (my; mine).

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

min (nominative I)

  1. First-person singular genitive determiner: my.

Usage notesEdit

min is usually used before a vowel and h-, while mi is usually used before a consonant other than h-, much as with Modern English an/a.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: mine (determiner)

PronounEdit

min (nominative I)

  1. First-person singular genitive pronoun: mine.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: mine (pronoun)

ReferencesEdit


Middle High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

DeterminerEdit

mîn

  1. my, mine

DescendantsEdit


Northern SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈmiːn/

PronounEdit

mīn

  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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse minn. Akin to English mine.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

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

  1. my, mine

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

min

  1. imperative of mina

ReferencesEdit


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

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • mīn”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *mīnaz, from Proto-Indo-European *méynos, 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

DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From 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 𐌼𐌹𐌽𐌽𐌹𐌶𐌰 (minniza, younger), 𐌼𐌹𐌽𐍃 (mins, young), Latin minor (smaller).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

min

  1. small
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

mīn

  1. my
  2. mine

InflectionEdit

Old High German personal pronouns
Number Person Gender Nominative Genitive Dative Accusative
Singular First ih
(ihha, ihcha)
mīn mir mih
Second dīn dir dih
Third Masculine er (her, ir) (sīn) imu, imo inan, in
Feminine siu; , si ira (iru, iro) iru, iro sia
Neuter iz es, is imu, imo iz
Plural First wir unsēr uns unsih
Second ir iuwēr iu iuwih
Third Masculine sie iro im, in sie
Feminine sio iro im, in sio
Neuter siu iro im, in siu
Polite form Second   ir iuwēr iu iuwih

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AdverbEdit

min

  1. less

ReferencesEdit

  1. Braune, Wilhelm. Althochdeutsches Lesebuch, zusammengestellt und mit Glossar versehen

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *mīnaz.

DeterminerEdit

mīn

  1. my
  2. mine

DeclensionEdit


See alsoEdit


PicardEdit

PronounEdit

min m

  1. my

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

min

  1. Abbreviation of minuto.
    1. Used to indicate time in relation to an hour on a 24-hour clock.
      O evento é hoje, às 20h30min - The event is today at 8:30 p.m.
    2. Used to indicate any sequence of time in minutes.
      O atleta completou a corrida em 1h20min45s - The athlete completed the race in 1 hour, 21 minutes and 45 seconds

Usage notesEdit

  • This abbreviation uses no spaces or points and must always follow a number (in its most common usage, a number between 00 and 59 to indicate the minutes of an hour).
  • This abbreviation is often preceded by a number followed by h, used to represent hours.
  • The abbreviation can be followed by another abbreviation, s, to represent seconds.
    • Example: 20h43min08s

Scottish GaelicEdit

NounEdit

min f (genitive singular mine, plural minean)

  1. flour

Usage notesEdit

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


Seychellois CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Cantonese (min)

NounEdit

min

  1. noodle

ReferenceEdit

  • Danielle D’Offay et Guy Lionnet, Diksyonner Kreol - Franse / Dictionnaire Créole Seychellois - Français

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

Borrowed from German Miene.

NounEdit

min c

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

TatarEdit

NounEdit

min

  1. defect, sin

UnamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

min

  1. berry, huckleberry, currant; seed

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronounEdit

min (綿, )

  1. (archaic, literary) I; me

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

(classifier con) min

  1. (dialectal) gaur