می

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Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian HS / mdy (may, wine), from Old Persian, from Proto-Iranian *madu-, from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *médʰu (honey, mead).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari می
Iranian Persian می
Tajik май (may)

می (mey)

  1. (literary) wine
  2. alcoholic beverage
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Persian.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

Dari می
Iranian Persian می
Tajik ме- (me-)

می (mi-)

  1. A non-combining prefix used in the present and the imperfect tenses
    می (mi-) + کردم (kardam, I did) = می‌کردم (mi-kardam, I was doing)

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

می (mey)

  1. (dialectal, Shiraz, Khesht, Konartakhteh, Dashtestan) except

Conjunction[edit]

می (mey)

  1. (dialectal, Shiraz, Kazerun, Khesht, Konartakhteh, Dashtestan) but
  2. (dialectal, Shiraz, Khesht, Kazerun, Konartakhteh, Dashtestan) unless