минь

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Erzya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronoun[edit]

минь (minʹ)

  1. (first person plural) we

Moksha[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Proto-Uralic [Term?] origin.[3] Cognates include Erzya минь (minʹ), Northern Sami , Finnish me, Eastern Mari ме (me), Western Mari мӓ (), Komi-Zyrian ми (mi), Udmurt ми (mi), Hungarian mi, Tundra Nenets [script needed] (mańaʾ), Selkup [script needed] (mee).[4]

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, because of me) for causative.

Pronoun[edit]

минь (minʹ)

  1. (first person plural possessive) our

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • Indefinite and definite paradigms of минь (minʹ) in O. Je. Poljakov (1993) Russko-mokšanskij razgovornik [Russian-Moksha phrasebook], Saransk: Mordovskoje knižnoje izdatelʹstvo, →ISBN, page 19
  • Indefinite and definite paradigms of монь (monʹ) in O. Je. Poljakov (1993) Russko-mokšanskij razgovornik [Russian-Moksha phrasebook], Saransk: Mordovskoje knižnoje izdatelʹstvo, →ISBN, page 21

Mongolian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Buryat -мни (-mni).

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

минь (minʹ) (Mongolian spelling ᠮᠢᠨ᠋ᠢ (min᠋i))

  1. First-person singular possessive particle, used after a noun or its suffixes of number and case.
    ээж миньeež minʹmy mum
    эх оронд миньeh orond minʹin my motherland

Related terms[edit]

  • миний (minij, my, first-person singular possessive determiner)

See also[edit]