মই

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See also: মৈ

Assamese

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Inherited from Early Assamese মঞি (moñi), মই (moi), Kamarupi Prakrit 𑖦𑖂 (mai, by me), 𑖦𑖺𑖊 (moe) Magadhi Prakrit 𑀫𑀇 (maï, by me), 𑀫𑀏 (mae), from Sanskrit মযা (máyā, by me), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *máyaH, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *máyaH, the instrumental singular of *aȷ́ʰám (I), from Proto-Indo-European *éǵHom. Compare Odia ମୁଁ (), Kamta মুই (mui), মইঁ (moĩ), Sylheti ꠝꠥꠁ (mui), Punjabi ਮੈਂ (maĩ), Nepali (ma), Bengali মুই (mui), Rohingya mui, Marathi मी (), Hindustani मैं (ma͠i) / میں (ma͠i) all deriving from oblique forms of the first-person personal pronoun.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /mɔɪ/
  • Audio:(file)

Pronoun

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মই (moi)

  1. I (the first person personal singular pronoun)
    মই মানুহ
    moi manuh.
    I am a human.

Descendants

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  • Naga Pidgin: moi
  • Nefamese: moi

See also

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Bengali

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From Sanskrit मदि (madi).

Alternative forms

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Noun

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মই (moi)

  1. ladder
  2. harrow

Etymology 2

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Pronoun

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মই (moi)

  1. Alternative form of মুই (mui, I)

Etymology 3

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From Sanskrit মাতুঃষ্ৱসৃ (mātuḥṣbasṛ). Doublet of মাসি (maśi) and মাতৃষ্বসা (matriśvośa).

Alternative forms

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Noun

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মই (moi) (Vanga)

  1. maternal aunt
    Synonyms: খালা (khala), মাসি (maśi)

References

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Early Assamese

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Etymology

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From Sanskrit मया (máyā), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *máyaH from Proto-Indo-Iranian *máyaH, the instrumental singular of *aȷ́ʰám (I), from Proto-Indo-European *éǵHom.

Pronoun

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মই (moi)

  1. I

Descendants

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Hajong

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Etymology

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From Assamese মই (moi).

Pronoun

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মই (môi)

  1. I (singular)