Turkish pronunciation mînyın
Etymology [ 'min-y&n ] (noun.) 1501. 1490, from Middle French mignon (“lover, royal favourite, darling”), from Old French mignot (“dainty, pleasing, gentle, kind”), of Germanic origin, from Frankish *minnjo (“love, friendship, affection, memory”) from Proto-Germanic *minþiō, *mindiō (“affectionate thought, care”) from Proto-Indo-European *men-, *mnā- (“to think”). Cognate with Old High German minnja (“love, care, affection, desire, memory”), Old Saxon minnea (“love”). More at mind.