EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, from Latin hin, from Hebrew הִֽין, from Egyptian hnw (jar, about half a liter):

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NounEdit

hin (plural hins)

  1. An ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measurement, approximately 0.48 litre.
    • Exodus 30:24 (NIV):
      500 shekels of cassia — all according to the sanctuary shekel — and a hin of olive oil.

TranslationsEdit


DanishEdit

PronounEdit

hin

  1. that

FaroeseEdit

PronounEdit

hin m, f (demonstrative)

  1. the other, that, the

DeclensionEdit

Demonstrative pronoun - ávísingarfornavn
Singular (eintal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) hin hin hitt
Accusative (hvønnfall) hina
Dative (hvørjumfall) hinum hinari / hini hinum
Genitive (hvørsfall) hins hinnar / hinar hins
Plural (fleirtal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) hinir hinar hini
Accusative (hvønnfall) hinar
Dative (hvørjumfall) hinum
Genitive (hvørsfall) hinna




GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old High German hina

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

hin

  1. thither, there (away from this place, me, to another place)

See alsoEdit


IcelandicEdit

PronounEdit

hin (demonstrative)

  1. that (female)

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

hin

  1. rōmaji reading of ひん

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hinn.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

hin m (feminine hi, neuter hitt, plural hine)

  1. the other
    Me skal til hi sida av fjorden.
    We are going to the other side of the fjord.

DescendantsEdit

  • hinsides "the other side"

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hinn.

The noun has been formed by ellipsis of phrases such as hin håle and hin onde.

PronounEdit

hin

  1. (demonstrative, obsolete) other, the other one; that

Derived termsEdit

  • hinsida (other side)
  • hinsides (on the other side)

ArticleEdit

hin

  1. (obsolete except in set phrases, before an adjective) the (definite article)

Related termsEdit

  • hin håken (the devil, euphemism for "hin håle")
  • hin håle (the devil, lit. "the hard one")
  • hin onde (the devil, lit. "the evil one")

NounEdit

hin c

  1. the devil

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 19 March 2014, at 21:40