מן

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Aramaic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Hebrew מִן ‎(min, from), Arabic مِن ‎(min, from).

Preposition[edit]

מִן ‎(min)

  1. from
Descendants[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

מִן ‎(min)

  1. since, after
  2. because

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Arabic مَن ‎(man, who).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

מַן ‎(man)

  1. who (interrogative)

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Preposition[edit]

מִן ‎(min)

  1. From, of: alternative form of מִ־ ‎(mi-)
Usage notes[edit]
  • In current usage, מִן is restricted to formal contexts (מִ־ ‎(mi-) being used otherwise), and even in formal contexts it is not used with a semantically indefinite object.
Inflection[edit]
  • מִן shares its inflected forms with מִ־ ‎(mi-).

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

מָן ‎(manm ‎(no plural forms)

  1. manna

Judeo-Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic مِنْ ‎(min).

Preposition[edit]

מן ‎(min)

  1. from, of
    • Exodus 1:7 in Saadia Gaon's Tafsir (circa 10th century)
      ובנו אסראיל אתׄמרו וסעו וכתׄרו ועטׄמו גׄדא גׄדא ואמתלי דׄלך אלבלד מנהם׃
      wabanū ʾisrāʾīla ʾaṯmarū wasaʿaw wakaṯurū waʿaẓamū jiddan jiddan wamtalā ḏālika l-balad minhum.
      And the sons of Israel were fruitful, and strove, and were numerous, and were very, very mighty, and the country was full of them.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic مَنْ ‎(man).

Pronoun[edit]

מן ‎(man)

  1. who
    • Exodus 1:8 in Saadia Gaon's Tafsir (circa 10th century)
      וקאם מלך גׄדיד עלי מצר מן לם ישאהד יוסף׃
      waqāma malikun jadīdun ʿalā miṣra man lam yušāhid yūsufa.
      And a new king arose over Egypt who had not witnessed Joseph.

Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew מָן ‎(man).

Noun[edit]

מן ‎(manm

  1. manna