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))
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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 (lit., 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 0-87950-001-8

Azeri[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

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]

Pronoun[edit]

Dari من
Iranian Persian من
Tajik 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)