mín

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mín

  1. me; genitive singular of eg (‘I’, the first person personal pronoun)

Declension[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mín

  1. my, mine; the first person possessive pronoun

Declension[edit]

Possessive pronoun - ognarfornavn
Singular (eintal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) mín mín mítt
Accusative (hvønnfall) mína
Dative (hvørjumfall) mínum míni / mínari mínum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (míns) (mínar) (míns)
Plural (fleirtal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) mínir mínar míni
Accusative (hvønnfall) mínar
Dative (hvørjumfall) mínum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (mína)

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mín

  1. (personal): genitive singular of ég meaning me
    Þú ætlarganga til mín.
    You are going to walk to me.
    Hver er stysta leiðin tilfara heim til mín?
    What is the shortest way to go home to me?
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mín

  1. (possessive): nominative feminine singular of minn
    Þetta er mín eign.
    This is my property.
  2. (possessive): nominative neuter plural of minn
  3. (possessive): accusative neuter plural of minn
Declension[edit]
possessive pronouns
singular plural
masculine feminine neuter masculine feminine neuter
nominative minn mín mitt mínir mínar mín
accusative minn mína mitt mína mínar mín
dative mínum minni mínu mínum mínum mínum
genitive míns minnar míns minna minna minna

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish mín (smooth, level, calm; self-restrained, gentle, placid, courteous, docile, subdued, tame; digestible, palatable; soft), from Proto-Celtic *mīnos (soft, tender), which is related to *mēto-, from Proto-Indo-European *meyh₁- (mild, soft).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mín (genitive singular masculine mín, genitive singular feminine míne, plural míne, comparative míne)

  1. smooth
    1. having even, level surface
    2. smooth to the touch, polished
    3. free from wrinkles or hair
    4. not harsh
    5. soft, delicate
    6. flowing
    7. suave, plausible
  2. fine (of a comb, sieve, etc.), small
  3. (of person, manner) gentle, courteous, tender; quiet, still

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

mín f (genitive singular míne, nominative plural mínte)

  1. smooth, fine thing or part
  2. (geography) smooth, level land; tillable land; tract of grassland in mountain

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mín mhín not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mín (Zhuyin ㄇㄧㄣˊ)

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