мен

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See also: мең, мөн, Мэн, мӗн, meh, MEH, and méh

Bulgarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

мен (men) (personal)

  1. Alternative form of мене (mene) (the full form of the first-person singular pronoun in the accusative case, used as the direct object of a verb); me.
    Избери мен вместо Петър.
    Izberi men vmesto Petǎr.
    Choose me instead of Peter.
    Мен ли търсиш?
    Men li tǎrsiš?
    Is it me you are looking for?
  2. Alternative form of мене (mene) (the first-person singular pronoun in the prepositional case, used as the object of a preposition); me.
    Ела с мен.
    Ela s men.
    Come with me.
    Не сядай до мен.
    Ne sjadaj do men.
    Don't sit next to me.

Related terms[edit]


Karachay-Balkar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *ben (I).

Pronoun[edit]

мен (men)

  1. I (first-person singular subject pronoun)

Kazakh[edit]

Cyrillic мен (men)
Arabic مەن

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *ben (I).

Conjunction[edit]

мен (men)

  1. and
    ата мен ана
    ata men ana
    father and mother

Pronoun[edit]

мен (men)

  1. I (first-person singular subject pronoun)

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Kumyk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *ben (I).

Pronoun[edit]

мен (men)

  1. I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

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Kyrgyz[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *ben (I).

Pronoun[edit]

мен (men)

  1. I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

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Northern Altai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *ben. Cognate with Tuvan мен (men), Khakas мин (min), Southern Altai мен (men), Kazakh мен (men), Turkish ben, etc.

Pronoun[edit]

мен (men)

  1. I (first-person singular subject pronoun)

Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mʲen]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

мен (menf inan pl

  1. genitive plural of ме́на (ména)

Tofa[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *ben. Cognate with Tuvan мен (men), Khakas мин (min), Southern Altai мен (men), Kazakh мен (men), Turkish ben, etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

мен (men)

  1. I (first-person singular subject pronoun)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Turkic [Term?]. Cognate with Tuvan мен (men), Old Turkic 𐰢𐰤(mn²), etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

мен (men)

  1. First-person singular predicative particle, used after predicates.

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Tuvan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *ben. Cognate with Tofa мен (men), Khakas мин (min), Southern Altai мен (men), Kazakh мен (men), Turkish ben.

Pronoun[edit]

мен (men)

  1. I (first-person singular subject pronoun)

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *ben. Cognate with Tofa мен (men), Old Turkic 𐰢𐰤(mn²).

Particle[edit]

мен (men)

  1. Forms the first-person singular predicative when used in conjunction with nouns, adjectives, and certain verb tenses, including the present-future and indefinite past.
    • 1921, “Тоорутукг долгай тандым”:
      Тос-ла чүзүн малымайны / Доруктурза, байыыр-ла мен.
      Tos-la çüzün malımaynı / Dorukturza, bayıır-la men.
      My livestocks of nine colours / If my taiga raises them, I’ll be rich.
    • 2011, “Мен — тыва мен”:
      Мен — тыва мен, / Мөңге харлыг дагның оглу мен.
      Men — tıva men, / Möñge xarlıg dagnıñ oglu men.
      I am a Tuvan, / I'm the son of the mountains capped with perpetual snow.

See also[edit]

  • бис (bis, first-person plural)
  • сен (sen, second-person singular)
  • силер (siler, second-person plural)
  • ол (ol, third-person singular)
  • -лар (-lar, third-person plural)
  • (-m)