m-

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Old Irish[edit]

Prefix[edit]

m- (class A infixed pronoun) (triggers lenition)

  1. me

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Derived terms[edit]

Category Old Irish words prefixed with m- not found

Swahili[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • mu- (both etymologies)
  • mw- (both etymologies)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *mu̹-.

Prefix[edit]

m- (plural wa-)

  1. The prefix for noun class 1 denoting humans.
    1. Forms the name of somebody who does something, has a certain characteristic, or is from a certain place.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *mu-.

Prefix[edit]

m- (plural mi-)

  1. The prefix for noun class 3 denoting plants and inanimate natural things.
    1. Forms the name of a plant from its fruit.

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Zulu[edit]

Prefix[edit]

m- (basic noun prefix)

  1. Basic (augmentless) form of um-
  2. Basic (augmentless) form of im-

Prefix[edit]

-m- (object concord)

  1. him, her, it (class 1)

Usage notes[edit]

The form -m- is used with stems that have more than one syllable, such as -bona. With stems of only one syllable, the form is -mu-.

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