m'

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English[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

m'

  1. (archaic) Clitic form of my.

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Catalan[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

m'

  1. Contraction of em.

Declension[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

m'

  1. prevocalic form of me
    Je m'appelle Marcel. — I'm called Marcel.
  2. (in certain contexts) prevocalic form of moi
    Donne-m'en deux. — Give me two.
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Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of mwen, from French moi.

Pronoun[edit]

m'

  1. Alternative spelling of m; Contraction of mwen.

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mˠ/ (before a word starting with a, o, u, fha, fho, or fhu)
  • IPA(key): /mʲ/ (before a word starting with e, i, fhe, or fhi)

Determiner[edit]

m' (triggers lenition of a following noun)

  1. apocopic form of mo

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Italian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

m'

  1. Contraction of mi ('to me') before a vowel

Middle French[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

m' ‎(apocopate)

  1. (before vowel sound) apocopic form of me

Usage notes[edit]

  • The apostrophe may be omitted in older manuscripts
    il menvoia‎ ― he sent me

Old French[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

m'

  1. prevocalic form of me(me, myself)
  2. prevocalic form of mon, ma(my, mine)
    • 13th century, Herman de Valenciennes, Assomption Nostre Dame, page 7, column 2, lines 16-17:
      ceo sacez m'amie tuit cil que te requerunt
      a tun commandement merci auvrunt
      this you know, my friend, that all those who are looking for you
      upon your command will have mercy

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

m'

  1. my

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used before words beginning with a vowel or f followed by a vowel.

Related terms[edit]

  • mo (used before words beginning with a consonant)