μην

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Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From μη ‎(mi), from Ancient Greek μή ‎(mḗ, not).

Particle[edit]

μην ‎(min) ‎(negating particle)

  1. Alternative form of μη ‎(mi)

Usage notes[edit]

  • This form is used in place of μη ‎(mi) when the following letter is a vowel or a plosive consonant (ie κ, ξ, π, τ, ψ, γκ, ντ, μπ).
  • μην and μη are used with subjunctive verbs, but δεν and δε are used with indicative verb forms.

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