Mi
Get Mi essential facts below. View Videos or join the Mi discussion. Add Mi to your PopFlock.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Mi

Translingual

Alternative forms

  • (roman numeral): MI

Symbol

mi

  1. A Roman numeral representing one thousand and one (1001).

See also


English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Latin m?ra, from the first word of the third line of Ut queant laxis, the medieval hymn which solfège was based on because its lines started on each note of the scale successively.

Noun

mi (uncountable)

  1. (music) A syllable used in sol-fa (solfège) to represent the third note of a major scale.
Translations
See also

Etymology 2

Noun

mi

  1. Alternative form of mi. .

Anagrams


Ajië

Pronunciation

Verb

mi

  1. to come

References


Albanian

Etymology 1

From Proto-Indo-European *me-.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

mi

  1. my

See also

Etymology 2

From Proto-Albanian *m?h-, from Proto-Indo-European *múh?s ("mouse"). Cognate with Latin m?s, Ancient Greek (mûs), and the like.[1]

Noun

mi m (indefinite plural minj, definite singular miu, definite plural minjtë)

  1. mouse

Declension

See also

References

  1. ^ Stefan Schumacher & Joachim Matzinger, Die Verben des Altalbanischen: Belegwörterbuch, Vorgeschichte und Etymologie (Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 2013), 226.

Ama

Pronunciation

Noun

mi

  1. bone

Amele

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Ampari Dogon

Noun

mi

  1. water

Further reading


Arikapú

Noun

mi

  1. water

Further reading


Aromanian

Etymology

From Latin me, accusative singular of ego. Compare Romanian m?.

Pronoun

mi (unstressed accusative and reflexive form of io)

  1. me (accusative)
  2. (reflexive) myself
    Mi-ashedz.
    I sit (seat myself).

Related terms


Bagupi

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Baimak

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Bau

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Berti

Noun

mi

  1. water

References

  • Ehret, Christopher (2001) A Historical-Comparative Reconstruction of Nilo-Saharan (SUGIA, Sprache und Geschichte in Afrika: Beihefte; 12)‎[1], Cologne: Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, ->ISBN.



Bislama

Etymology

From English me

Pronoun

mi

  1. I/me (first-person singular pronoun)
  2. my (first-person singular possessive)
    • 2008, Miriam Meyerhoff, Social lives in language--sociolinguistics and multilingual speech[2], ->ISBN, page 344:
      Bang i wantem mi faen from mi ovaspen.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Usage notes

Mi is often placed before a noun to mean my in high-register speech, but in low-register speech, blong mi is placed after the noun to achieve the same meaning.

This entry has fewer than three known examples of actual usage, the minimum considered necessary for clear attestation, and may not be reliable. Bislama is subject to a special exemption for languages with limited documentation. If you speak it, please consider editing this entry or adding citations. See also Help and the Community Portal.

Bourguignon

Etymology

From Latin medius.

Noun

mi m (mis)

  1. noon, midday
    El ât mi, noutre ovreire é dressai lai sope
    It's noon, our worker has prepared the soup

Synonyms

References

  • Thomas Mignard (1870). Vocabulaire raisonné et comparé du dialecte et du patois de la province de Bourgogne.

Buginese

Particle

mi

  1. : which means only, e.g. /dua:mi/ means only two.

Catalan

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Latin mihi, through a Vulgar Latin *mi.

Pronoun

mi

  1. me; post preposition form of jo
Declension

Etymology 2

Noun

mi m (plural mis)

  1. (music) mi (third note of diatonic scale)

Etymology 3

Noun

mi f (plural mis)

  1. mu; the Appendix:Greek alphabet letter ? (lowercase ?).

Chuukese

Verb

mi

  1. (transitive, copulative) to be (precedes the adjective or adverb)

Dalmatian

Etymology

From Latin meus.

Pronoun

mi m (feminine maja)

  1. mine; first-person masculine singular possessive pronoun
  2. my

See also


Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

mi f (plural mi's)

  1. (music) mi

Egyptian

Romanization

mi

  1. Manuel de Codage transliteration of mj.

Esperanto

Etymology

From Italian mi, French moi, English me, etc., plus the i of personal pronouns.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

mi (first-person singular nominative, accusative min, possessive mia)

  1. I, the one who is speaking, me, myself
    Mi vidas lin.
    I see him.
    Li donis la hundon al mi.
    He gave the dog to me.
    Mi diris al mi.
    I said to myself.

Ewe

Pronunciation

Pronoun

mi

  1. you (plural)

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'mi/, ['mi]
  • Hyphenation: mi

Etymology

See mikä.

Pronoun

mi

  1. (poetic) Synonym of mikä ("what")

Declension


French

Pronunciation

Noun

mi m (plural mi)

  1. (music) mi, the note 'E'.

Further reading


Friulian

Etymology

From Latin m?, accusative of ego. As an indirect objective, possibly in part from Latin mihi, dative singular of ego, through a Vulgar Latin * mi.

Pronoun

mi (first person direct object, indirect object)

  1. (direct object) me
  2. (indirect object) to me
  3. (reflexive) myself

Related terms


Fula

Pronoun

mi

  1. I (first person singular subject pronoun; short form)

Usage notes

  • Common to all varieties of Fula (Fulfulde / Pulaar / Pular).
  • Used in all conjugations except the affirmative non-accomplished, where the long form is used instead.

See also

  • mi?o (second person singular subject pronoun; long form), hilan (variant used in the Pular dialect of Futa Jalon)
  • min (emphatic form)

Ga

Pronunciation

Pronoun

mi

  1. I, me (first-person pronoun; refers to the person speaking)

Gal

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Galician

Pronunciation

Noun

mi m (plural mis)

  1. (music) mi (musical note)
  2. (music) E (the musical note or key)

See also


Garus

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Gaulish

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *m?, from Proto-Indo-European *(e)me-, *(e)me-n- ("me").

Pronoun

m?

  1. I; first-person singular personal pronoun, nominative case

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
Nominative m? sn?s
Accusative me sn?s
Genitive mon ansron
Dative moi am?
Ablative me ame
Instrumental moi ?
Locative moi am?

Girawa

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Guerrero Amuzgo

Verb

mi

  1. have

Noun

mi

  1. cat

Guinea-Bissau Creole

Etymology

From Portuguese mim. Cognates with Kabuverdianu mi.

Pronoun

mi

  1. I (first person singular)
  2. me
  3. my

Gumalu

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Hungarian

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Proto-Uralic *me.

Pronoun

mi

  1. (personal) we
Declension
Derived terms

Note: In all these forms, mi is optional and only serves for emphasis.

Alternative forms

Etymology 2

From Proto-Uralic *mi.

Interjection

mi

  1. (poetic) how ...!, what a ...!
    Mi gyönyör?ség! - What a beauty!
Synonyms

Pronoun

mi

  1. (interrogative) what?
    Mi van a kezedben? - What is in your hand?
  2. (after van or nincs in any tense and mood, followed by an infinitive) something, anything, nothing
    Nincs mit hozzátennem. - I have nothing to add.
    Még szerencse, hogy volt mit enni! - It's lucky there was something to eat!
    Örülnék, ha lenne mit nézni a tévében. - I would be glad if there were something to watch on TV.
    Van mire tenni a vázát? - Is there anything to put the vase on?
Declension
Possessive forms of mi
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. mim mijeim
2nd person sing. mid mijeid
3rd person sing. mije mijei
1st person plural mink mijeink
2nd person plural mitek mijeitek
3rd person plural mijük mijeik
Derived terms
Compound words
Expressions

Etymology 3

(This etymology is missing. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

solmisation

mi (plural mik)

  1. mi (a syllable used in solfège to represent the third note of a major scale)

See also

Further reading


Indonesian

Noun

mi (plural mi-mi, first-person possessive miku, second-person possessive mimu, third-person possessive minya)

  1. noodle

Interlingua

Determiner

mi

  1. (possessive) my

Isebe

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Italian

Etymology 1

From Latin m? (accusative of ego), from Proto-Indo-European *(e)me-. As an indirect object pronoun, possibly in part from Latin mihi, dative singular of ego, through a form mi.

Alternative forms

Pronoun

mi (first person, objective case)

  1. me
  2. (dative) (to) me
    (Lui/Lei) non mi piace. / Non mi piace (lui/lei). - (He/She/It) not likes to me. / I do not like (him/her/it). / To me not likes (he/she/it).
    (Lui/Lei) mi piace. / Mi piace (lui/lei). - (He/She/It) likes to me. / I like (him/her/it). / To me likes (he/she/it).
    Synonym: a me
Usage notes

Becomes me when followed by a third person direct object clitic (lo, la, li, le, or ne).

See also

Etymology 2

Noun

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

mi

  1. (music) The third note, mi.
  2. E (musical note or key)

Etymology 3

Noun

mi m or f (invariable)

  1. mu (Greek letter)

Jamaican Creole

Etymology

From English me.

Pronoun

mi

  1. I/me
  2. mine

Japanese

Romanization

mi

  1. R?maji transcription of ?
  2. R?maji transcription of ?

Kabuverdianu

Etymology

From Portuguese mim.

Pronoun

mi

  1. I, me, my

Kare (New Guinea)

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Karelian

Pronoun

mi

  1. what

Lamboya

Pronoun

mi

  1. second person plural independent pronoun

See also


Latin

Pronunciation

Pronoun

m?

  1. vocative masculine singular of meus

Pronoun

m?

  1. (poetic, syncopated) dative singular of eg?

References


Ligurian

Etymology

From Latin m?, accusative of eg? ("I"), from Proto-Italic *eg? (accusative *m?), from Proto-Indo-European *é?h?, (accusative *m?(m)é ~ me).

Pronunciation

Pronoun

mi

  1. I, me

See also


Low German

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Middle Low German from Old Saxon m?, from Proto-Germanic *miz.

Pronoun

mi

  1. me (dative of ik)
  2. me (accusative of ik)

Usage notes

  • Some Low German dialects in southern Westphalia differentiate between dative mi and accusative mik.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ Charles V. J. Russ (editor): The Dialects of Modern German: A Linguistic survey. First published in 1990, reprinted 2000, page 61, note (e): ,,[...] southern Westphalian dialects, alone of the Low German dialects, do distinguish acc. mik and dik from dat. mi and di."
  2. ^ Ein Sohn der rothen Erde (a son of the red earth): Niu lustert mol! Plattdeutsche Erzählungen und Anekdoten im Paderborner Dialekt. Celle, 1870, page 7: ,,Fürwörter. Die persönlichen lauten: ik, meyner, mey, mik; diu oder du, deyner, dey, dik [...]". Translation: ,,Pronouns. The personal pronouns are: ik, (genitive) meyner, (dative) mey, (accusative) mik; diu or du, deyner, dey, dik [...])"

Ludian

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *mi.

Pronoun

mi

  1. what

Malay

Etymology

From Hokkien ?/? (m?).

Noun

mi (Jawi spelling ‎, informal 1st possessive miku, impolite 2nd possessive mimu, 3rd possessive minya)

  1. noodle

Mandarin

Romanization

mi

  1. Nonstandard spelling of m?.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of m?.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notes

  • 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.

Matepi

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Mawan

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Middle Dutch

Pronunciation

Pronoun

mi

  1. accusative/dative of ic

Descendants

  • Dutch: mij, me
    • Afrikaans: my
  • Limburgish: mir

Middle English

Alternative forms

Etymology

Apocopated form of min, myn, from Old English m?n ("my, mine"), from Proto-Germanic *m?naz ("my, mine", pron.) (genitive of *ek ("I")), from Proto-Indo-European *méynos ("my; mine").

Pronunciation

Determiner

mi (nominative I)

  1. First-person singular genitive determiner: my.

Usage notes

mi is usually used before a consonant (other than h-), while min is usually used before a vowel or h-, much as with Modern English an/a.

Related terms

Descendants

References


Middle Low German

Etymology

From Old Saxon m?, from Proto-Germanic *miz.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

  1. (first person singular dative) me
  2. (first person singular accusative) me

Declension

Descendants


Mosimo

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Munit

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Murupi

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Nadëb

Etymology

Related to Dâw mi? ("in (liquid)").

Noun

mi

  1. water

Synonyms

  • nay

References

  • Language at Large: Essays on Syntax and Semantics (Aikhenvald, Dixon), citing Martins (1994)

Nake

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Nigerian Pidgin

Etymology

From English me.

Pronoun

mi

  1. I, me (first-person singular pronoun)

North Frisian

Pronoun

mi

  1. me

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse mín.

Pronunciation

Phonetik.svg This entry needs pronunciation information. If you are familiar with the IPA then please add some!

Determiner

mi

  1. feminine singular of min

References

  • "mi" in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse mín.

Pronunciation

Determiner

mi

  1. feminine singular of min

References

  • "mi" in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Nzadi

Pronoun

m?`

  1. I (first-person singular pronoun)

See also


Old Frisian

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *miz.

Pronoun

m?

  1. accusative/dative of ik

Inflection

Descendants

  • North Frisian: me
  • Saterland Frisian: mie
  • West Frisian: my

Old Saxon

Alternative forms

  • mik (for the accusative)

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *miz.

Pronoun

m?

  1. dative/accusative of ik

Declension

Descendants

  • Middle Low German: mi
    • Low German: my, mie, mui
      • German Low German: mi
        Plautdietsch: mie

Palenquero

Etymology

From Spanish mi.

Adjective

mi

  1. my

Usage notes

Placed after the noun.


Panim

Pronunciation

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Papiamentu

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Portuguese mim and Spanish mi and Kabuverdianu mi.

Pronoun

mi

  1. I, me, my.

Pijin

Etymology

From English me

Pronoun

mi

  1. I/me (first-person singular pronoun)
    • 1988, Geoffrey Miles White, Bikfala faet: olketa Solomon Aelanda rimembarem Wol Wo Tu[4], page 41:
      Mi wande stori lebebet abaot tupela man blong America hemi foldaon long Baolo.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

See also

This entry has fewer than three known examples of actual usage, the minimum considered necessary for clear attestation, and may not be reliable. Pijin is subject to a special exemption for languages with limited documentation. If you speak it, please consider editing this entry or adding citations. See also Help and the Community Portal.

Polish

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

Pronoun

mi

  1. dative singular mute of ja
    Daj mi r?k?.
    Give me your hand.

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'mi/
  • Hyphenation: mi
  • Rhymes: -i

Etymology 1

From Latin mi[ra] in the hymn for St. John the Baptist.

Noun

mi m (plural mis)

  1. mi (musical note)
Coordinate terms

Etymology 2

Pronoun

mi

  1. Obsolete form of mim.

Rapting

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Rempi

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Samosa

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Saruga

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish , from Proto-Celtic *m?.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

mi

  1. I
  2. me

Derived terms

See also


Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *my

Pronunciation

Pronoun

m? (Cyrillic spelling )

  1. we (nominative plural of j? ("I"))
  2. we (vocative plural of j? ("I"))

Declension

Pronoun

mi (Cyrillic spelling )

  1. to me (clitic dative singular of j? ("I"))
  2. (emphatic, possessive, dative) my, of mine (clitic dative singular of j? ("I"))
    Gdje mi je auto?
    Where is my car?

Declension


Seta

Noun

mi

  1. water

References

  • transnewguinea.org, citing D. C. Laycock, Languages of the Lumi Subdistrict (West Sepik District), New Guinea (1968), Oceanic Linguistics, 7 (1): 36-66

Sihan

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Silopi

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Slovak

Alternative forms

Pronoun

mi

  1. dative of ja

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *my.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

m?

  1. we (masculine plural, more than two)

Inflection

See also


Spanish

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Adjective

mi (first-person singular possessive singular, plural mis)

  1. (before the noun) Apocopic form of mío, my
Usage notes

The forms mi and mis are only used before and within the noun phrase of the modified noun. In other positions, a form of mío is used instead.

Son mis libros. - They are my books.
Los libros son míos. - The books are mine.
Related terms

Etymology 2

Noun

mi f (plural míes)

  1. mu; the Greek letter ?, ?
Synonyms

Sranan Tongo

Etymology

From English me.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

mi

  1. I
  2. me
  3. my

Ter Sami

Etymology

From Proto-Uralic *mi.

Pronoun

mi

  1. what

Further reading

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[5], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English me.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

mi

  1. I, me. First person pronoun; refers to the person speaking.

See also


Torres Strait Creole

Etymology

From English me.

Pronoun

mi

  1. me

See also


Turkish

Particle

mi

  1. Used to form interrogatives.
    Bugün okula gittin mi?
    Did you go to school today?
    Evli misin?
    Are you married?

Usage notes

  • Personal suffixes are added to the interrogative particles, as well as the past tense suffixes.
  • This form is used when the last vowel of the previous word is "i" or "e". Other forms used with different vowels are: mu?, ? and m??

Utu

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Veps

Etymology 1

From Proto-Finnic *mi.

Pronoun

mi (genitive min, partitive midä)

  1. what (interrogative)
Inflection
Inflection of mi
nominative sing. mi
genitive sing. min
partitive sing. midä
partitive plur.
singular plural
nominative mi
accusative min
genitive min
partitive midä
essive-instructive min
translative mik?
inessive mi?
elative mi?päi
illative mihe
adessive mil
ablative milpäi
allative mille
abessive mita
comitative minke
prolative midäme
approximative I minno
approximative II minnoks
egressive minnopäi
terminative I mihesai
terminative II millesai
terminative III
additive I mihepäi
additive II millepäi
Derived terms

Etymology 2

(This etymology is missing. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Conjunction

mi

  1. than (in comparisons)
Synonyms

References

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), ", ", in Uz' venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovar? [New Russian-Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Short for lông mi, from Proto-Vietic *k-pi:l or *?i:l? ("eyelid"), a cognate with ("eyelid"); compare Chinese ? ("eyebrows") with Sino-Vietnamese reading mi, from which mày ("eyebrows") derives.

Noun

mi (?)

  1. eyelashes
Synonyms
Related terms

Etymology 2

From Proto-Vietic *mi:, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *mii?. See also mày.

Alternative forms

Pronoun

mi (?)

  1. (archaic, literary) you (second person singular pronoun)
  2. (chiefly Central Vietnam, derogatory in other dialects) you (second person singular pronoun, referring to a person held in low esteem)
Related terms

Etymology 3

Borrowed from French mi or Italian mi

Noun

mi

  1. (music) mi (third note of diatonic scale)
    ?ô, rê, mi
    do, re, mi

Etymology 4

Probably from French bise

Verb

mi

  1. (slang) to kiss
Synonyms

Wamas

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Welsh

Pronunciation

Pronoun

mi

  1. me

Usage notes

Mi is typically heard only after the preposition i.

Particle

mi

  1. a particle used with verbs other than bod to mark affirmative statements.

Usage notes

Mi triggers the soft mutation on the following verb. It is more common in the north; in the south, fe is used instead.


Yoidik

Noun

mi

  1. louse

Further reading


Zulu

Etymology 1

(This etymology is missing. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronoun

-mi

  1. Combining stem of mina.

Etymology 2

(This etymology is missing. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb

-mi?

  1. to be standing
Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

References


  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

mi
 



 



 
Music Scenes