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English word my comes from Proto-Germanic *gaminþiją (Memory, remembrance.), Proto-Indo-European *(e)mey-, Proto-Indo-European *moy-, Proto-Indo-European *min-, Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂ (I (first-person pronoun).), Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂om, Proto-Indo-European *me (In the middle of, near, by, around, with.), Proto-Indo-European *mei, Proto-Indo-European *-no-, Late Latin mina.

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My detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gaminþiją Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Memory, remembrance.
*(e)mey- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) small, little
*moy- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*min- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*éǵh₂ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) I (first-person pronoun).
*éǵh₂om Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*me Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) In the middle of, near, by, around, with.
*mei Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*-no- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
mina Late Latin (LL)
*minnizô Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
myne Old French (fro)
*méynos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
minni Old Norse (non)
*minniz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Less, to a smaller degree.
min Old English (ang) Mine. My Small.
*miz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
ᛖᚲ Proto-Norse (gmq-pro) I.
mīn Old English (ang)
minne Middle English (enm)
my Middle English (enm)
my English (eng) Associated with me.. Belonging to me.. First-person singular possessive determiner. See Appendix:Possessive#English.. In the possession of me.. Related to me.

Words with the same origin as my

Descendants of *gaminþiją
ma milady milord min mine minefield undermine
Descendants of *éǵh₂
ch chad chill chilly chum ego ich me meself our us we wee wo woe ya
Descendants of *me
mid midday midwife transformation
Descendants of *-no-
as ass balls been broken chicken forgotten funny given gotten heavy lead leader mommy pretty seen stolen taken tiny tony yo your
Descendants of mina
assault cellar consul consulate isle isolate isolated mineral mining moan moon moonlight salad salary saline sally salsa sauce sausage