See also: ee, een, e'en, and één

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Irish -ín, which forms diminutives in Irish.

SuffixEdit

-een

  1. (Ireland) Used to form the diminutives of nouns in Hiberno-English.
    man + -eenmaneen (little man)
  2. (Ireland) Used to anglicise the Irish -ín suffix when anglicising Irish nouns.
    poitínpoteen

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /eːn/
  • (file)

SuffixEdit

-een

  1. (organic chemistry) -ene

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