see also: My, MY
  • (stressed) enPR: mī IPA: /maɪ/
  • (unstressed) IPA: /maɪ/, /mə/
    • (unstressed) IPA: /mɪ/, /mi/
  • IPA: /mi/ in some speakers of Hiberno-English, Scouse
  1. First-person singular possessive determiner. See .
    1. Belonging to me.
      I can't find my book.
    2. Associated with me.
      My seat at the restaurant was uncomfortable.
      Don't you know my name?
      I recognised him because he had attended my school.
    3. Related to me.
      My parents won't let me go out tonight.
      • 1671, John Milton, “Book the First”, in Paradise Regain’d. A Poem. In IV Books. To which is Added, Samson Agonistes, London: Printed by J. M[acock] for John Starkey […], OCLC 228732398 ↗, lines 165-166, page 10 ↗:
        From what conſummate vertue I have choſe / This perfect Man, by merit call'd my Son,
    4. In the possession of me.
      I have to take my books back to the library soon.
Related terms Translations Interjection
  1. Used to express surprise, shock or amazement.
    My, what big teeth you have!

  1. megayear
Synonyms Pronoun
  1. Alternative letter-case form of my often used when speaking as God or another important figure who is understood from context.


my (plural mys)

  1. Initialism of motor#English|motor yacht#English|yacht - diesel-driven yacht

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