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Webster 1913 Edition


My

My

(mī)
,
Adj.
& p
oss.
p
ron.
[OE.
mi
, fr.
min
. See
Mine
, and cf., for loss of n,
A
,
Adj.
,
An
,
Adj.
]
Of or belonging to me; – used always attributively;
as,
my
body;
my
book
; – mine is used in the predicate;
as, the book is
mine
. See
Mine
.

Webster 1828 Edition


My

MY

, pronoun. adj. [contracted from migen, mine. Me was originally mig, and the adjective migen. So in L. meus. See Mine.]
Belonging to me; as, this is my book. Formerly, mine was used before a vowel, and my before a consonant; my is now used before both. We say, my book; my own book; my old friend. Mine is still used after a verb; as, this book is mine.

Definition 2022


See also: Appendix:Variations of "my"

Icelandic

Noun

 n (genitive singular mýs, nominative plural )

  1. (collective) midge, blackfly, midget, gnat
Declension
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Ancient Greek μῦ ().

Noun

 n

  1. mu (Greek letter)