минь

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Erzya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See Moksha минь ‎(minʹ).

Pronoun[edit]

минь ‎(minʹ)

  1. (first person plural) we

Moksha[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Proto-Uralic origin.[1] Cognates include Erzya минь ‎(minʹ), Northern Sami [Term?] ‎(), Finnish me, Eastern Mari [script needed] ‎(me, mä), Komi-Zyrian [script needed] ‎(mi), Udmurt [script needed] ‎(mi), Hungarian mi, Tundra Nenets [script needed] ‎(mańaʾ), Selkup [script needed] ‎(mee).[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

минь ‎(minʹ)

  1. plural nominative of мон ‎(mon)
  2. plural genitive of мон ‎(mon)

Pronoun[edit]

минь ‎(minʹ)

  1. (first person plural) we

Declension[edit]

The meaning of the missing cases is conveyed by the personal pronoun in genitive and the relevant postposition, for example, монь инксон ‎(monʹ inkson, after me) for causative.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Metsmägi, Iris; Sedrik, Meeli; Soosaar, Sven-Erik (2012) Eesti etümoloogiasõnaraamat, Tallinn: Eesti Keele Instituut, ISBN 978-9985-79-478-4
  2. ^ минь ‎(minʹ) in Álgu-tietokanta, Kotimaisten kielten keskus