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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French.

PronunciationEdit

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PronounEdit

moi

  1. (humorous or sarcastic, often used questioningly to express mock surprise) Me.
    Don't you be so cheeky.
    Cheeky? Moi?
    Who'd have thought that such a thing would happen to little old moi!

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NounEdit

moi

  1. land snake

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown. The word has been traditionally compared with moro, suggesting a connection with Swedish morgon, but similar expressions are also found in other European and particularly Germanic languages, such as Low German Moin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoi̯/, [ˈmo̞i̯]
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  • Rhymes: -oi
  • Hyphenation: moi

InterjectionEdit

moi

  1. hi, hello

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French moy, from Old French mei, moi, mi (me), tonic form of me, from Latin (me), from Proto-Indo-European *(e)me-, *(e)me-n- (me). More at me.

See cognates in regional languages in France : Norman mei, Gallo mai, Picard moè, Bourguignon moi, Franco-Provençal , Occitan me, Corsican me.

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PronounEdit

moi

  1. me (first-person singular direct object pronoun)
  2. to me (first-person singular indirect object pronoun)

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NounEdit

moi m (uncountable)

  1. ego

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

13th century. From Old Galician and Old Portuguese mui, from muito (very).

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AdverbEdit

moi

  1. very

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ReferencesEdit

  • mui” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • moi” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • moi” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • moi” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

moi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of もい

Naga PidginEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Assamese মই (moi)

PronounEdit

moi

  1. 1st person singular pronoun, I
    Synonym: ami

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • mei (early Old French or Anglo-Norman)
  • mi (early Old French)

EtymologyEdit

Tonic form of me, from Latin .

PronounEdit

moi

  1. me

Usage notesEdit

  • Similar in terms of usage to modern French moi except it may be used as a personal object pronoun where modern French would use me :
    ele se paine de moi ocire (modern French uses me tuer or m'occire).

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DescendantsEdit

  • Middle French: moy

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

moi

  1. virile nominative/vocative plural of mój

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Dutch mooi.

AdjectiveEdit

moi

  1. beautiful

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Vietic *-mɔːl ~ muəl (digging stick). Compare mói (as in soi mói).

VerbEdit

moi (𫴱)

  1. to drag out, to dig out

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NounEdit

(classifier con) moi

  1. a kind of sea shrimp