min

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Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

min

  1. (mathematics) minimum function

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From minute.

Abbreviation[edit]

min

  1. Alternative form of min..
    "Dinner's ready, darling!" "Be there in a min!"

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English min, from Old English min (less", also "small, mean, evil, vile, harmful), from Proto-Germanic *minniz (less), from Proto-Indo-European *(e)mey- (small, little). Cognate with Scots min (less, lesser), West Frisian min (small, bad), Dutch min (less, small), Low German minn (small, low, lean), German minder (less), Icelandic minna (less), Latin minus (less).

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

min (comparative more min, superlative most min)

  1. (obsolete or UK dialectal, Scotland) Less.
    • Le Bone Florence (late 1300s)
      The more and the minne

Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle English, from Old Norse minni (memory), from Proto-Germanic *minþiją (memory, remembrance), from Proto-Indo-European *men-, *mnā- (to think). Cognate with Icelandic minni (memory), German Minne (love). More at mine.

Noun[edit]

min (plural mins)

  1. (obsolete) Memory; remembrance.
    ... and faith I've done that same and found me min; ... — Joshiah Gilbet Holland, "Sevenoaks", 1875

Etymology 4[edit]

From Middle English minnen, mynnen, from Old Norse minna (to bring to mind), from minni (memory). See above.

Verb[edit]

min (third-person singular simple present mins, present participle minning, simple past and past participle minned)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To bring to the mind of; remind.
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To remember.
  3. (transitive, obsolete) To mention.

Etymology 5[edit]

Abbreviation of minimum.

Noun[edit]

min (plural mins)

  1. minimum
    "He's gotta be at least 60, min!"
Antonyms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Asturian[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

min

  1. me (as the object of a preposition)

Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

min

  1. pain

Cornish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

min f (singulative minen)

  1. kids (young goats)

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

min

  1. defect, fault

Danish[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

min or min.

  1. abbreviation of minimal
  2. abbreviation of minimum
  3. abbreviation of minut

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse mínn, from Proto-Germanic *mīnaz (my), genitive of Proto-Germanic *ek (I).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /miːn/, [miːˀn]

Pronoun[edit]

min (neuter mit, plural mine)

  1. mine (1.st person singular possessive pronoun)
  2. my (1.st person singular possessive adjective)

See also[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

min f (plural minnen, diminutive minnetje n)

  1. maid, especially a nursemaid

Preposition[edit]

min

  1. minus

Verb[edit]

min

  1. first-person singular present indicative of minnen
  2. imperative of minnen

Elfdalian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Preposition[edit]

min

  1. with

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Esperanto first person singular pronoun mi + accusative/objective case ending -n

Pronoun[edit]

min

  1. accusative of mi
    Li batis min!
    He hit me!
  2. myself
    Mi vidas min.
    I see myself.

Galician[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

'min oblique (nominative eu, dative me, accusative me)

  1. me (singular first-person personal pronoun)

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

min

  1. superessive singular of mi

Ido[edit]

Adverb[edit]

min

  1. less

Antonyms[edit]


Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

min f (genitive mine)

  1. meal
  2. powdered matter
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of mion

Adjective[edit]

min

  1. vocative masculine singular of mion
  2. genitive masculine singular of mion
  3. (archaic) dative feminine singular of mion

Mutation[edit]

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

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

min

  1. rōmaji reading of みん

Kurdish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

min

  1. I
  2. me
  3. my, mine

Livonian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

min

  1. singular genitive form of minā
  2. singular dative form of minā

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

min

  1. rafsi of jmina.

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَن (man), Dialectal Arabic مين (mīn)

Pronoun[edit]

min

  1. who (interrogative)

Derived terms[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

min

  1. Nonstandard spelling of mīn.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of mín.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of mǐn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of mìn.

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.

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch min, from Proto-Germanic *minniz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

min (superlative minst)

  1. less, to a smaller degree

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]


Middle High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German mīn, from Proto-Germanic *mīnaz.

Determiner[edit]

mîn

  1. my
  2. mine

Descendants[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse minn.

Pronoun[edit]

min m (feminine mi, neuter mitt, plural mine)

  1. my, mine

References[edit]

See also[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse minn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

min m (feminine mi, neuter mitt, plural mine)

  1. my, mine

References[edit]

See also[edit]


Novial[edit]

Adverb[edit]

min

  1. less

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used to form the negative comparative form of adjectives.

Antonyms[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *mīnaz.

Determiner[edit]

mīn

  1. my
  2. mine

Descendants[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Proto-Germanic *mīnaz, from Proto-Indo-European *meinos, from *mei (locative form of *me- (me)) + *-no- (adjectival suffix). Cognate with Old Frisian mīn, Old Saxon mīn (Dutch mijn), Old High German mīn (German mein), Old Norse mínn (Swedish min), Gothic 𐌼𐌴𐌹𐌽𐍃.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mīn

  1. my
  2. mine

Etymology 2[edit]

Proto-Germanic *minniz (small), from Proto-Indo-European *min- (small). Akin to Old High German minniro "smaller" (German minder), Old Norse minni "smaller" (Icelandic minni, minnr), Gothic minniza "younger", mins "young", Latin minor "smaller". More at minor

Adjective[edit]

min

  1. small
Derived terms[edit]

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *mīnaz, whence also Old English mīn, Old Norse mínn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mīn

  1. my
  2. mine

Descendants[edit]


Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *mīnaz.

Determiner[edit]

mīn

  1. my
  2. mine

Declension[edit]


See also[edit]


Picard[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

min m

  1. my

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

min f (genitive mine, plural minean)

  1. flour

Usage notes[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From minut.

Abbreviation[edit]

min

  1. min; minute

Etymology 2[edit]

From minimum.

Abbreviation[edit]

min

  1. min; minimum

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse mínn, from Proto-Germanic *mīnaz.

Pronoun[edit]

min c (neuter mitt, plural mina)

  1. my
  2. mine
Declension[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

German Miene.

Noun[edit]

min c

  1. facial expression
Declension[edit]

Unami[edit]

Noun[edit]

min

  1. berry