minni

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Daasanach[edit]

Noun[edit]

minni

  1. woman

Further reading[edit]

  • Mauro Tosco, The Dhaasanac Language: Grammar, Text, Vocabulary of a Cushitic Language of Ethiopia

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

minni n (genitive singular minnis, plural minni or minnir)

  1. memory
  2. souvenir
  3. commemoration
  4. (computing) storage

Declension[edit]

n24 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative minni minnið minni(r) minnini
Accusative minni minnið minni(r) minnini
Dative minni minn(i)num minnum minnunum
Genitive minnis minnisins minna minnanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse minni, from Proto-Germanic *gaminþiją.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

minni n (genitive singular minnis, nominative plural minni)

  1. memory, the ability to remember things
  2. a memory, something remembered
  3. a computer memory
  4. memory, the time as far back as can be remembered
  5. (dated) a toast to someone
  6. something which matters (in a storytelling, narration..)
  7. (obsolete) a keepsake, memento, souvenir

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Maltese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

minni

  1. pronominal form of minn: from me

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

minni n

(non-standard since 2012)

  1. definite plural of minne

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *(ga)minþiją.

Noun[edit]

minni n (genitive minnis)

  1. memory
Declension[edit]
Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: minni
  • Faroese: minni
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: minne
  • Norwegian Bokmål: minne
  • Swedish: minne
  • Danish: minde
  • Middle English: minne

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *minnizô, comparative of *lītilaz.

Adjective[edit]

minni (adverb minnr, superlative degree minnstr)

  1. less, smaller: comparative degree of lítill
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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Probably related to munnr (mouth).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

minni n (genitive minnis)

  1. mouth (of a river, fjord, valley)
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: mynne n

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Determiner[edit]

minni f

  1. feminine dative singular of minn

Verb[edit]

minni

  1. inflection of minna:
    1. first-person singular present indicative active
    2. third-person singular/plural present subjunctive active
    3. second-person singular imperative active

References[edit]

  • minni1”, in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • minni2”, in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • minni3”, in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press