mei

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See also: Mei, méi, mèi, Méi, and měi

Aiwoo[edit]

Verb[edit]

mei

  1. to sleep

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Atong (India)[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English May.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mei (Bengali script মেয় or মেই)

  1. May

Synonyms[edit]

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Chuukese[edit]

Verb[edit]

mei

  1. (transitive, copulative) Alternative form of mi (to be)

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mei m (uncountable)

  1. May

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: Mei
  • Malay: Mei
    • Indonesian: Mei
  • Papiamentu: mei

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Anagrams[edit]


East Central German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to German mein.

Pronoun[edit]

mei

  1. (Silesian, Gebirgsschlesisch, Breslauisch) my (mine)

Declension[edit]

Breslauisch:

Masculine Singular Feminine Singular Neuter Singular Plural of all Genders
Nominative mei, mei' meine mei, mei' meine
Genitive meines meines meiner
Dative meinem, me'm meiner meinem, me'm meinen
Accusative meinen, me'n meine mei, mei' meine

Gebirgsschlesisch:

Masculine Singular Feminine Singular Neuter Singular Plural of all Genders
Nominative mei meine mei meine
Dative memm
mem
menner memm
mem
men'n
menn
men
Accusative men'n
menn
men
meine mei meine

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin milium. Compare Italian miglio, Venetian méjo, Romanian mei, Dalmatian mail, Catalan mill, Spanish mijo.

Noun[edit]

mei m (plural mei)

  1. millet

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mei

  1. Rōmaji transcription of めい

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

meī

  1. genitive singular of ego: "of me".

Pronoun[edit]

meī

  1. nominative masculine plural of meus: "my (plural masculine noun or noun phrase)"
  2. genitive masculine singular of meus: "of my (singular masculine noun or noun phrase)"
  3. genitive neuter singular of meus: "of my (singular neuter noun or noun phrase)"
  4. vocative masculine plural of meus: "my (plural masculine noun or noun phrase)"

Ligurian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mei ? (please provide plural)

  1. apple

Limburgish[edit]

Noun[edit]

mei

  1. May (month)

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Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mei

  1. Nonstandard spelling of méi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of měi.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of mèi.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Meyah[edit]

Noun[edit]

mei

  1. water

References[edit]

  • G. P. Reesink, Languages of the Eastern Bird's Head (2002), page 5: 'water': Meyah mei

North Frisian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin māius.

Noun[edit]

mei m

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) May

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Old French[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mei

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of moi

Papiamentu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Portuguese meio and Kabuverdianu meiu.

Adjective[edit]

mei

  1. half
  2. middle

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch mei.

Noun[edit]

mei

  1. May

See also[edit]

Months of the year: yanüari (January), febrüari (February), mart (March), aprel (April), mei (May), yüni (June), yüli (July), ougùstùs (August), sèptèmber (September), oktober (October), novèmber (November), desèmber (December).


Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German mein, Dutch mijn, English my.

Adjective[edit]

mei

  1. (possessive) my

Inflection[edit]

masculine feminine neuter plural
nominative
and
accusative
mei mei mei mei
dative meim meinre meim meine

Romanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin meī, masculine plural of meus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

mei

  1. masculine plural of meu

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin milium, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- (to grind, crush).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mei n (plural meiuri)

  1. millet
Declension[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mei (personal, emphatic)

  1. (South Scots) me

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Tongan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mei

  1. breadfruit

Preposition[edit]

mei

  1. from

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian mith, mit, mei, mithi, mithe, methe (with), from Proto-Germanic *midi (with), from Proto-Indo-European *medʰi-, *meta (with).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

mei

  1. with
    kontakt mei oare talencontact with other languages

Further reading[edit]

  • mei”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Zou[edit]

Mei.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *may, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *mej. Cognates include Khumi Chin mai and Tibetan མེ (me).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mèi

  1. fire

References[edit]

  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University, page 64