میں

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See also: مینand مين

Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sauraseni Apabhramsa मइं (maĩ), from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀫𑀏 (maë), from Sanskrit मया (mayā), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *máyaH the instrumental singular of *aȷ́ʰám (I), from Proto-Indo-European *éǵH-om.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

میں (ma͠i) (Hindi spelling मैं) (plural: ہم‎, ہم لوگ‎)

  1. I (first person, singular)
    میں ایک آدمی ہوں۔‎‎
    ma͠i ek ādmī hū̃.
    I am a man.
Inflection[edit]


Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately from Sanskrit मध्य (mádhya, middle), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *mádʰyas, from Proto-Indo-European *médʰyos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Postposition[edit]

میں (mẽ) Hindi spelling: में (mẽ)

  1. in

References[edit]

  • Platts, John T. (1884), “میں”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.
  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “मैं”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press