Last modified on 9 August 2014, at 21:51
See also: nín and nǐn

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably derived from Welsh nain (grandmother), but see also Proto-Celtic *nana (grandmother).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nin (plural nins)

  1. (dialect, Liverpudlian) Affectionate name for a grandmother.

SynonymsEdit


Alemannic GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Cardinal numeralEdit

nin

  1. (Alsatian) nine

AsturianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • ñin (conjunction)

ConjunctionEdit

nin

  1. neither, nor, (not) either

InterjectionEdit

nin

  1. right? (used as a kind of tag question)

CatalanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *ninus.

NounEdit

nin m (plural nins, feminine nina)

  1. (dialectal) boy, male child

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Esperanto first person plural pronoun ni + accusative/objective case ending -n.

PronounEdit

nin

  1. accusative of ni

GalicianEdit

AdverbEdit

nin

  1. nor
  2. even

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

nin

  1. rōmaji reading of にん

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

nin

  1. rafsi of cnino.

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

nin

  1. Nonstandard spelling of nín.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of nǐn.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

NovialEdit

Novial cardinal numbers
8 9 10
    Cardinal : nin
    Ordinal : ninesmi

NumeralEdit

nin

  1. (cardinal) nine



VolapükEdit

NounEdit

nin (plural nins)

  1. contents

DeclensionEdit