See also: ein, ein-, EIN, and éin

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Etymology edit

Alteration of -in.

Pronunciation edit

Suffix edit


  1. (chemistry) Used in a compound distinguished from a compound with a name ending in -in or -ine.

Usage notes edit

The suffix is usually -eine in names of bases and -ein in names of non-bases.

Derived terms edit

References edit

  • -ein”, in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster, 1996–present.

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Romanization edit


  1. Romanization of -𐌴𐌹𐌽