FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈminun/, [ˈminun]
  • Rhymes: -inun
  • Syllabification(key): mi‧nun

Etymology 1Edit

Genitive form of minä.

PronounEdit

minun

  1. The genitive singular of the personal pronoun minä, in most cases (with the possessive suffix -ni appended to the main word owned) translated with the possessive pronoun my; after the verb olla: mine:
    Minun äitini on 45 (neljäkymmentäviisi) vuotta vanha.
    My mother is 45 years old.
    Tämä kirja on minun.
    This book is mine.
  2. Used with verbs or verb structures that are used monopersonally such as pitää, täytyä, tulla, olla + passive present participle etc., and require genitive: translated into English I:
    Minun pitää/täytyy/tulee tehdä / on tehtävä tämä nyt.
    I have to do this now.

Etymology 2Edit

From minu- (the stem for most forms of minä) with the accusative singular marker -n.

PronounEdit

minun

  1. (dialectal, dated) Accusative form of minä.
    Synonym: minut

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PronounEdit

minun

  1. accusative/genitive of minä