من

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Arabic[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

مَنّ (mannm

  1. verbal noun of مَنَّ (manna) (form I)
  2. gracious bestowal
  3. favor
  4. benefit, blessing, boon
  5. gift, largess
  6. honeydew
  7. manna
  8. (unit of mass) maund (plural: أَمْنَان (ʾamnān))
Synonyms[edit]
Declension[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Preposition[edit]

مِنْ (min)

  1. of
  2. some of
  3. from, away from, out of
  4. pertaining to
  5. (time) at, on
  6. to wit
  7. in relation to, with respect to
  8. due to, owing to
  9. (used to construe certain verbs)
    هَلْ طَلَبُوا مِنْكَ؟‎‎ ― hal ṭalabū minka?Did they ask (literally from) you?
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

مِنْ (min)

  1. as, like (in comparisons)
  2. than (with comparatives)

Pronunciation 3[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

مَنْ (manm

  1. (interrogative) who?
  2. (interrogative) which?, which one?
  3. (relative) who, the one who, he who, those who, everyone who
  4. (conditional) whoever
    مَنْ جَدَّ وَجَدَ‎ ― man jadda wajadaseek and ye shall find (literally, “he who strives, finds”)
Usage notes[edit]
  • Grammatically a masculine singular, the pronoun is semantically gender- and number-neutral.

Pronunciation 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

مَنَّ (manna) I, non-past يَمُنُّ‎ (yamunnu)

  1. to be kind, kindly, benign, gracious, benevolent (عَلَى (ʿalā))
  2. to show, to grant, to confer (عَلَى (ʿalā))
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]
  • Wehr, Hans (1976), “من”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 3rd edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic мән
Roman mən
Perso-Arabic من

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰢𐰤 (män, I).

Pronoun[edit]

من (mən)

  1. I

Central Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Persian من (man).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

من (min)

  1. I
  2. me
  3. my, mine

North Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic مِن (min, from, of).

Preposition[edit]

من (min, mn, mni)

  1. from
  2. since
  3. of
    تعبت من الحكي
    tʿibti mni l-ḥaki
    I’m tired of talking.
Usage notes[edit]
  • The basic pronunciation is min, but the context form is determined by the phonotactical environment. The medial -i- will usually be deleted following vowels (including linking vowels as in the example above).
  • The personal forms are built from the stem minn-, for example منك (minnak, from you). The third-person singular feminine merges with the first-person plural as منا (minna, from her; from us). However, the feminine may also be realized as منها (minha) and the plural occasionally as منِنا (minina, specifically /mɪnina/), to avoid confusion. The latter change is rarer, but can be seen somewhat-more-commonly in analogous dialectical derivations of the stem إن (inn-, that) which is from أنّ rather than إنّ (ʾinn).

Conjunction[edit]

من (min)

  1. since ... was/were; followed by a personal pronoun + و
    من انا وصغير
    min ana w-ṣḡīr
    since I was little
    (literally, “since I and little”)
    من نحنا وبالمدرسه
    min niḥna w-bi-l-madrasi
    since we were in school
    (literally, “since we and in school”)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic مَا إنَّ (mā ʾinna).

Adverb[edit]

من (mann)

  1. (false verb) not to be; always followed by a personal suffix
    المحل منو مفتوح
    l-maḥall mannu maftūḥ
    The shop isn’t open.
Synonyms[edit]

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰢𐰤 (män, I).

Pronoun[edit]

من (men)

  1. I

Synonyms[edit]


Pashto[edit]

Noun[edit]

من (manm

  1. maund (unit of mass)

Persian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /mæn/

Pronoun[edit]

Dari Persian من
Iranian Persian من
Tajiki Persian ман (man)

من (man)

  1. I
  2. (generally with following را) me
  3. (at the end of an ezafe) my

Usage notes[edit]

  • The form من را (man râ) can be contracted into مرا (marâ), or colloquially منو (mano).

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

من (man)

  1. maund (unit of mass)

Urdu[edit]

Noun[edit]

من (man?

  1. maund (unit of mass)