mian

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See also: mián, miǎn, miàn, Mian, and -mian

Esperanto[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mian (accusative singular of mia)

  1. my, mine

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish mían (desire, wish).

Noun[edit]

mian f (genitive méine, nominative plural mianta)

  1. desire, wish

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish mían (mineral, ore).

Noun[edit]

mian f (genitive méine, nominative plural mianta)

  1. ore
Derived terms[edit]

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mian mhian unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mian

  1. Nonstandard spelling of mián.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of miǎn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of miàn.

Usage notes[edit]

  • 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.