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minun minä   Pron Pers Gen

minä, personal pronoun

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Wiktionary
(personal) I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

Usage:
Although often omitted in written language (the verb shows both the person and the number), the pronoun is in spoken language practically always used. (cf. the usage of me, "we")
Synonyms:
ma (archaic, poetic)mie (dialectal)miä (dialectal) (colloquial, dialectal)mää (dialectal)mnää (dialectal)meikä (colloquial)meikäläinen (non-standard usage, rare)meitsi (colloquial) Noun[edit] minä (psychology, psychoanalysis) ego(philosophy) self(psychology): itse, minuus, ego(philosophy): itse Descendants[edit] Kven: mie.mw-parser-output .desc-arr[title]{cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .desc-arr[title="uncertain"]{font-size:.7em;vertical-align:super} See also[edit] Finnish personal pronouns first second third anim third inan familiar polite singular minä sinä Te hän se plural me te he ne
(interrogative) Essive singular form of mikä.

     Fin: Minä sinä minua oikein pidät?What do you take me for? (when meaning "take sb for sth", pitää requires essive case)
     Eng:
(interrogative) Essive plural form of mikä.

     Fin: Minä päivinä sinä näit hänet?On what days did you see her? (with essive used in expressions on Monday/Tuesday/etc., mikä is in the same case as päivä)
     Eng:
(indefinite) Essive singular form of mikä.

(indefinite) Essive plural form of mikä.

Etymology:
From Proto-Finnic minä, from Proto-Uralic minä. From the same base as the plural pronoun me, the possessive suffixes -ni and -mme and the first-person verb endings -n and -mme. See the Proto-Finnic entry for more information on inflection.
Source: Wiktionary
Examples:
Etkö enää tunne minua?Don't you know me any longer?
Minulla on kova nälkä.I am very hungry.
Sinussa ei ole mitään vikaa.There is nothing wrong with you.
Minä rakastan häntä.I love him.
Heihin ei voi luottaa.They cannot be trusted.
Saat vastaukseni minulta huomenna.You will get an answer from me tomorrow.
Näin teidät ravintolassa.I saw them in the restaurant.
En tunne heitä.I don't know them.
Tämä on meidän kirjamme.This is our book.
Minusta appelsiini on huono.In my opinion the orange is bad.
Anna omena meille!Give the apple to us!
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