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EtymologyEdit

From German Low German moi, moie, moien, meaning 'nice', 'bright' or 'shiny', from Middle Low German. Thus, the meaning is '(have a) good one'.

Alternative formsEdit

  • moin moin (might be perceived as foreign or artificial in some regions, e.g. Hamburg and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern)

InterjectionEdit

moin

  1. (colloquial, Northern Germany) hi

Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German.

InterjectionEdit

moin

  1. Eye dialect spelling of moi. (several inflections)
  2. (informal) hi
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