मैं

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Dogri[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

मैं (transliteration needed)

  1. I

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Hindi मैं (maiṃ), from Sauraseni Apabrahmsa मइं (maĩ), from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀫𑀏 (mae) (akin to Sanskrit मया (mayā)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *máyaH.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɛ̃/
  • (dialectal) IPA(key): /məɪ/, [məɪ̯]

Pronoun[edit]

मैं (ma͠im, f (Urdu spelling میں)

  1. I (the first person personal singular pronoun) (Plural: हम (ham) or हम लोग (ham log))
    मैं एक आदमी हूँ
    Ma͠i ek admī hū̃.
    I am a man.

Inflection[edit]

Declension of मैं
direct मैं (ma͠i)
indirect मुझ (mujh)
ergative मैंने (ma͠ine)
genitive मेरा (merā)
dative मुझे (mujhe), मुझको (mujhko)

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Old Hindi[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sauraseni Apabrahmsa [script needed] (maĩ), [script needed] (maï), from Sauraseni Prakrit [script needed] (mae), [script needed] (maï), from Sanskrit मया (mayā), instrumental singular of अहम् (aham).

Pronoun[edit]

मैं (maiṃ)

  1. I
    • c. 1500, Kabir, Assorted Poetry, pad 76, line 3:
      जग मैं देषूँ जग न देषि मोहि
      jaga maiṃ deṣūm̐ jaga na deṣi mohi
      I see the world, [but] the world does not see me.