moi

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See also: Moi, MOI, möi, mọi, mới, mỗi, mo'i, mōʻī, and мои

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Pronoun[edit]

moi

  1. (humorous or sarcastic, often used questioningly to express mock surprise) Me.
    Don't you be so cheeky.
    Cheeky? Moi?
    Who'd have thought that such a thing would happen to little old moi!

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Noun[edit]

moi

  1. land snake

Cimbrian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German mīn, form Old High German mīn, from Proto-West Germanic *mīn, from Proto-Germanic *mīnaz (my, mine). Cognate with German mein, English mine.

Determiner[edit]

moi

  1. (Luserna) my
    Moi pruadar Sèpp hatt 9 djar.My brother Joe is nine years old.

References[edit]

  • “moi” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. The word has been traditionally compared with moro, suggesting a connection with Swedish morgon, but similar expressions are also found in other European and particularly Germanic languages, such as German Low German moin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoi̯/, [ˈmo̞i̯]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -oi
  • Syllabification: moi

Interjection[edit]

moi

  1. hi, hello

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French moy, from Old French mei, moi, mi (me), tonic form of me, from Latin (me), from Proto-Indo-European *(h₁)me-, *(h₁)me-n- (me). More at me.

See cognates in regional languages in France : Norman mei, Gallo mai, Picard moè, Bourguignon moi, Franco-Provençal , Occitan me, Corsican me.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

moi

  1. me (first-person singular direct object pronoun)
  2. to me (first-person singular indirect object pronoun)

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Noun[edit]

moi m (uncountable)

  1. ego

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

13th century. From Old Galician and Old Portuguese mui, from muito (very).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

moi

  1. very

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References[edit]

  • mui” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • moi” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • moi” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • moi” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

moi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of もい

Mòcheno[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German meie, from Old High German meio, from Latin Maius. Cognate with German Mai.

Noun[edit]

moi m

  1. May

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Naga Pidgin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Assamese মই (moi)

Pronoun[edit]

moi

  1. 1st person singular pronoun, I
    Synonym: ami

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • mei (early Old French or Anglo-Norman)
  • mi (early Old French)

Etymology[edit]

Tonic form of me, from Latin .

Pronoun[edit]

moi

  1. me

Usage notes[edit]

  • Similar in terms of usage to modern French moi except it may be used as a personal object pronoun where modern French would use me :
    ele se paine de moi ocire (modern French uses me tuer or m'occire).

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle French: moy

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

moi

  1. virile nominative/vocative plural of mój

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

moi

  1. first-person singular present indicative/subjunctive of muia
  2. second-person singular present indicative/subjunctive of muia

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch mooi.

Adjective[edit]

moi

  1. beautiful

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *-mɔːl ~ muəl (digging stick), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ɟmuul ~ *ɟmuəl (to dibble); cognate with Bahnar jơmul (to plant rice using dibble stick to make holes) and Khmu cʰmɔːl ("to plant"). Compare mói (as in soi mói, from Proto-Vietic *c-mɔːlʔ).

Verb[edit]

moi (𫴱)

  1. to drag out, to dig out

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Noun[edit]

(classifier con) moi

  1. a kind of sea shrimp