See also: ين

PersianEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

Ultimately from Chinese (yuán).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ین (yen)

  1. yen (currency)

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Persian [script needed] (-yn /-ēn/), from Proto-Iranian *-ayHnah.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

ـین (-in, -ên)

  1. Suffix which forms adjectives of material or quality; -en
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Arabic ـِينَ(-īna, genitive/accusative plural suffix). The case distinction, which is alien to Modern Persian, was lost, but the Arabic nominative form ـُونَ(-ūna) came to be used with nisba nouns for euphonic reasons.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

ـین (-in)

  1. (dated, literary) A plural suffix used with certain nouns denoting persons, generally of Arabic origin.
Usage notesEdit
  • While many Arabic broken plurals as well plurals in ـات(-ât) remain current in contemporary Persian, those in ـین (-in), ـون (-un) are now highly literary.
Alternative formsEdit
  • ون(-un) (used with nouns ending in ی(-i))

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

Local.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

ـِین (īn) (Hindi spelling -ईन)

  1. Suffix which form the plural of nouns that do not end with ی (ye).

ReferencesEdit

  • ین”, in اُردُو لُغَت (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.

See alsoEdit